Itchy Testicles After Touching A Bloody Scab Sign Of HIV AIDS

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is why it's so important for everybody to get tested for HIV regularly (preferably once a year as part of a routine health checkup). Having HIV may be scary, but having HIV and not knowing it is a lot scarier, as we're about to explain. Having "AIDS" means your...
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fear of transmission to my children

Hi Dr Bob,Have been regularly viewing your forums for along time and hope you can help.You are an inspiration .I am a heterosexual 46 year old diagnosed pos in june 2008 after a single exposure in may 2008.My cd4 currently 444 with vl of 30,000.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation You may need one-on-one psychotherapy (counseling) to adequately address and conquer your irrational fears. Certainly HIVtesting your sons is not warranted. HIV cannot be transmitted via casual contact. Nor can HIV permeate intact skin.... Read more »

Its my Birthday sir,please wish me with your answer...

Hello Sir,Hope your doing well..sir,please answer this question of mine...I have searched all the questions and found answers to my other questions but not this..not found a similar one in the archives..please..please..Its my birthday on nov 27th...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. HIVtesting is not warranted.2. No. You did not have any risk for HIV transmission.3. Happy Birthday!Dr. Bob Read more »

Dr. Bob - I am extremely frightened

First, let me explain that I have generalized anxiety disorder for which I am undergoing therapy. My wife and I lost our son about nine months ago in an auto accident and as a result her depression has left her unwilling to be intimate. Being...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are irrational. Equally unwarranted are your fears of contracting the virus by gently scratching Badda Bing Betty's back. HIVtesting is not warranted. The only reason to even consider testing would be to permanently put your irrational fears to... Read more »

hiv or hep from scab

is it possible to get hep b or c or hiv from an infected person by shaking hands if say i had a scab on myne or having them sit on my bedding
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...No, we are only concerned about active blood exposure to an open wound. Dr. M Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...make you think that a treatment is valuable even though there may be no proof that it works. The treatment was discovered and tested in another country , or is only available outside the US . Certainly, valuable treatments are developed and... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS . In Conclusion The numbers of HIV women are growing. This means that all women should beaware of the risk and be tested if there is any possible reason to think theymay have been exposed to HIV. If you test negative, you can take... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...high among Hispanics/Latinos. Cultural factors may affect the risk of HIV infection. Some Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected out of fear of discrimination. The stigma around homosexuality adds to... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support Read more »