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Irrational Fear Of Hiv

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Irration fear of HIV transmission. A bandaid covered cut and a door knob at STD clinic.

Dear Dr Frascino,I will begin by stating that I am perfectly aware that I am hypochondriac and that I am already seeking specialist help with regard to that (this condition worsened in the last months to the point that it was damaging my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello E from Italy,I agree with the doctor and your therapist: your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent and HIV testing is not warranted. I also agree with you: you are indeed a hypochondriac.Ciao,Dr. Read more »

Irrational fear of HIV 2010

...Dr. Bob,is it possible for irrational fear of HIV to go away without the help a psychiatrist? I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Dental Clinic Specializes in HIV/AIDS Patients, Cuts Out Fear of Seeing Dentist

... Last fall, the nonprofit group Housing Works opened a full-service health clinic in Brooklyn exclusively for women with HIV/AIDS. A dental clinic housed in the facility, located at 57 Willoughby St., also accepts male patients. Many of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vacuum Feared at Top of DC HIV/AIDS Agency

... The HIV/AIDS agency for Washington, D.C., may be without a permanent director through fall and perhaps early 2011, said observers reacting Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: Health Activists Fear Impact of HIV/AIDS Funding Cut

...million from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. Malawi's proposal for 2011-16 focused on scaling up mother-to-child HIV prevention and male circumcision programs. The country planned to ensure lifelong antiretroviral treatment for... Read more »
The Body PRO

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Experts Discuss Hopes and Fears for the Future of Vaccine Development

...editorial director of TheBody.com and TheBodyPRO.com. Before AIDS 2010 had even officially begun, some of the luminaries in the HIV/AIDS vaccine field gathered to talk about how bright and bubbly the future looks for vaccine development. All... Read more »
Connect With Others

im the worst

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Yeha its me so who cares because im paranoid like everyone else is and you can laugh all you want but dont try and track me because i dont think you can and even if you could why would you Read more »

Something that looks and feels like HIV. *DELETED*

Posted by LQZ, 4 Replies
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HIV phobia??

Posted by whocanfigure, 4 Replies
...I think I just met my first HIV phobic physician. A few weeks ago I was referrend to an ear/nose/throat (ENT) specialist because I have had hearing loss and Read more »

can't get passed this

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...11 month's ago i had a high risk exposure with a girl that i was dating in college. she is hiv poz. regardless i love her very much. basically the condom came off during sex. we always try to use extreme caution. her virals Read more »