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Overcoming Anxiety Of Hiv

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my life is stopped..anxiety is overcoming..plz for god sake answer me...

i am male 21.i think i am free from hiv and std.i tested for hiv.i am virgin.due to so much of stress i masturbated in my second floor of building which is area under construction.i dropped some semen there and i partially cleaned the place.i...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
You state you are disease free so what is the concern regarding harming anyone with your semen? This sounds like a very irrational fear and I am concerned that this is a symptom of a larger anxiety related problem. Consider talking to a mental... Read more »

Please help me overcome my anxiety disorder and put my risk into perspective.

Hi There! I'm so happy to have found this website and I am very grateful for all that you... Read more »

Tips for overcoming irrational fears

About a year ago I had a low risk exposure to HIV at work - it was a blood splash all over my face.... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

An Opportunity to Overcome My Fear of HIV

While registering for my fall 2007 Honors class at the University of Illinois at Chicago, I stumbled upon a seminar titled "Becoming a Straight Ally to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community," and knew right away that I should... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Overcoming Depression

What Is Depression? Risk Factors Prevalence of Depression in HIV Disease Screening for Depression Diagnosing Depression Treatment for Depression Medications Summary Selected Sources Depression is one of the most prevalent and... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Women Overcoming the Shame and Stigma of HIV

For years Del'Rosa Winston-Harris kept her HIV diagnosis a secret. When seeking HIV/AIDS resources, she says, "I went to places that were way outside of where I lived so no one could identify me." When a friend ran into her at the hospital and asked... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Governments, International Organizations, Private Sector Must Overcome Stigma, Denial of HIV/AIDS, Opinion Piece Says

"The only hope we have to start winning the war against AIDS is to have a clear and consistent message to overcome stigma and dismantle denial" of the disease, Richard Holbrooke, president of the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS and former... Read more »
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The Emotional tragedy that I can't seem to overcome - Help

Posted by sleichen, 6 Replies
I guess I need to spill my guts on this situation and overcome my fear. If I don't, it will be my undoing.
I was diagnosed HIV+ on December 1, 2003 at the age of 31. I was not entirely shocked, but at the same time, not looking forward to what... Read more »

Need friendship and Help to overcome loneliness

Posted by seffnerthekid, 5 Replies
I have been HIV + since May, 2007. Since my mother passed, it is just so hard for me to adjust and accept the facts. I do take my med & keep all my Dr appts. I just need some friends that I can rely on to chat with, be with, and talk with. In... Read more »

Struggling to overcome differences with a friend

Posted by Anonymous
My partner is 24. I am 31. He is hiv positive and has been for
just over a year now and we have been together on and off for
only 5 or 6 months. My purpose for writing this is to get things
off my chest and hopfully begin talking with others in my
si... Read more »

What did you tell yourself to overcome depression?

Posted by collegestudent, 2 Replies
I'm currently a college student and I'm working on a class project which involves gathering anecdotes from HIV/AIDS patients. I'm not HIV positive but I'm going through a depression in the moment and I'm looking for personal stories on how you were... Read more »