Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Massage Scared I Have AIDS

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

handjob massage parlor

hi doc i went to a massage parlor about 8 weeks ago and just got a handjob thats it, then a few weeks after the massage i got back and neck pain,fatigue,swollen painless lymph nodes so im so scared that i have hiv. should i get tested doc and why do...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. The results will undoubtedly be negative. However, if it puts your unwarranted fears permanently to rest, it may be worth the time and effort psychologically.Thank you for your generous gift to... Read more »

Strayed once last week and living with fear - final questions

Dear Doctor,Thanks for your earlier replies, they've put my mind at ease a bit. I have made 100$... Read more »
Articles
The Body

This Month in HIV: Tips and Tricks for Coping With HIV/AIDS

...sadness. Because here you are going through all that you're going through, and then you're actually feeling physically the kind of fear and emotional response of the person, or the group of people. I've spoken around the country, with my book,... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...can happen for any number of reasons, including guilt, stress or obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears about HIV are legitimate and when they're not. Keep in mind that, if you're worried that something you did put you... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...including: Limited access to health care due to lack of insurance and/or transportation Unstable housing Fear of partner (domestic) violence Other responsibilities such as child care or caring for a sick partner ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...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 prevention challenges (e.g., traditional gender roles... Read more »
Connect With Others

scared

Posted by adamb, 14 Replies
...july 10, 2009 was the day they told me and I have been living in a fog ever since, i'm so scared. I have not had any other tests done as of yet so not sure where I stand - i dont think i can do this. someone help me Read more »

scared to death

Posted by therigwelder, 2 Replies
...i am a very obssessive person and i just had protected sex at a massage parlor.and the guilt and fear is driving me nuts.t i applied the condom before i was ever touched.i do not think my penis had Read more »

Someone Please hear my voice. I really scared

Posted by wangwang, 2 Replies
...HIV? Pls reply fast as I been dreaming abt HIV for the last 25 day every night. The worse thing that I think I be dying out of fear is I have done unprotected sex with my wife after this exposure twice until I came to this web and realize that I... Read more »

Fear of HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...I hope with this post I can connect on some level with people who, like me, have lived in fear of HIV/AIDs and let it cast a pall over their lives. First let me describe to you how fear of the disease affected me. I have Read more »