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Scared To Death Of Death

Posted by DaveyBoy, 6 Replies
Being HIV positive has its woes for sure. When I first found out I had HIV (early 90s), all I could think was poor me, I cannot deal with this, what can I do, what do I care to do? I got so depressed and confused. Things got worse and I wound up... Read more »

Scared to Death

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Let me start by saying that I am 17 and scared to death. I recently put myself in a really bad situation. I decided to go ahead and try experimenting with a guy. Well I met a guy online. I know I know, STUPID. Long story short, he tried to enter me... Read more »

scared to death!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Im a married woman age 37 and mother of two lovely kids. I was having some "issues" back in September where I was feeling out of sorts with my marriage. I went out to a bar had a couple of drinks and met a total stranger we had unprotected sex... Read more »

HIV -Scared to death

Posted by JVJ, 2 Replies
Dear Doc,
I had sex with an escort last night and I am scared to death. I wore condoms that she provided. She did an oral on me with condoms and we had protected sex. When she was on top of me I am scared that her fluid might be on my genitals where... Read more »

Scared to Death

Posted by jessnatl
Just found out three weeks ago. Not sick, feel great. But SCARED TO DEATH. I am going to the doc for the 1st time tomorrow.... What are they going to do?

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Scared to death, please respond!! (2nd attmpt)

Hey Dr. Bob!I must say, your work on this forum is wonderful; I admire every aspect of your responses and especially appreciate the humor I have found despite the severity of my situation! You tell it how it is!I am currently a student in the bay...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Neighbor!1.ARS symptoms can begin several weeks after an exposure; however, your symptoms are much more consistent with anxiety than HIV ARS.2.PEP does not "delay the progression of the virus (or symptoms) until treatment is completed."... Read more »

Big hugs!

It has been a few years now since my scare with HIV and I thought I would let you know you are still in my thoughts and prayers. It seems to be the ones you don't know who really reach out their hands to help you back up on your feet. You are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Friend in Indy,Thank you for your thoughts and prayers. Doubt I'd ever qualify for angel status. Most folks probably picture me dressed in a red suit and all horned up (so to speak).Stay well Indy-Friend.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Doctor need a hug please answer me kindly i have just donated thank you so much 'i need your words

Dear doctor Bob,I have been living in complete fear, after a traumatic experience I always think that I will get sick from a hug a hand shake etc i have seem to lost my trust Recently I had a rapid saliva test done the test came out ok, but since I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unfortunately I cannot tell you that you are OK, because you obviously are not. There is no doubt HIV infection is not your problem; however, you do have a very significant problem with irrational fear of HIV, anxiety, depression and paranoid... Read more »

YOU FINALLY SAVE MY LIFE !!!cuban hug !!!

Dr Frascino !!!THANK YOU SOOOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH !!! AND YES WE LIKE ONAMA IN HERE, LOL...BUT I LIKE YOU MORE, YOU GAVE ME HOPE HE HASN`T SO FAR, LOL, DR FRASCINO VS OBAMA...I didn`t stop crying while i was reading your so waited answer ( i knew you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Cuban Guy,My assessment and advice remain completely unchanged. Providing additional details would not be helpful nor would it change the results of your HIV test. Go get tested and stop procrastinating. Your WOO-HOO is waiting for you. And... Read more »
Mark S. King

Scared To Death

The very first man I had a crush on, when I was just a kid, wasn't entirely conscious. He was in a zombie trance. And his name was Quentin Collins. Quentin was a dreamy zombie in a scary, odd little television series called Dark Shadows. He was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas: No Longer a Death Sentence, AIDS Has Lost Power to Scare

In an era of robust AIDS therapy, just 20 of 900 HIV/AIDS patients seen by Wichita physician Donna Sweet died last year. Unfortunately, that good news means some people believe they can engage in risky sexual behavior and IV drug use without... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

SARS Death Rate Higher Among HIV Sufferers: Montagnier

Luc Montagnier, the French biologist who was the joint discoverer of HIV, voiced fears Monday that the death rate from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) would be much higher among people who also have HIV/AIDS. "SARS is caused by another... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

My Kind of Life: Crystal Death-Amphetamine

How do I tell my best friend that I can no longer tolerate him? How do I tell him that he is such a mess that he scares me because he reminds me of my own messy days? How do I tell him that he is slowly going mad? How do I tell him that I cannot... Read more »