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I strayed from my relationship with a woman at the office. I am an HIV phobic so the contact I was able to have with her was extremely limited. Basically, the first time, she got undressed, lay on the bed and I fingered her with surgical gloves on....
-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Additional HIV
testing is not warranted. However, treatment of your HIV
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I had written this experience to you " For the love of god please answer this foolish questionAug 3, 2009I strayed from my relationship with a woman at the office. I am an HIV phobic so the contact I was able to have with her was extremely limited....
...mean, come on now, be reasonable. You fingered an office gal-pal with surgical gloves on and then you both ran to the clinic for HIV
testing! Your additional clarification about exactly when you got tested both times does not change my assessment... Read more »
Hi, question:Do you think it is possible for a person to be overcome with anxiety and fear of hiv and have times that they feel hot in the face and their temperature actually elevate to around 99.4 or 99.5 and this come from anxiety?I mean, i guess...
The most likely cause is anxiety. However, hormonal imbalances (like with thyroid disease or menopause), other infections, cancers, or other immune disorders (lupus, rheumatoid arthritis), can also cause fevers.MH Read more »
About a year ago I had a low risk exposure to HIV at work - it was a blood splash all over my face. I was wearing glasses. I tested negative at 3 months. And thought I'd test again at 6 months - negative. Now a year later I was worried so I had...
test have conclusively shown that you are HIV
negative. The fears you have are irrational and out of proportion to the circumstances. Read more »
...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV
-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV
-positive women than HIV
-positive men. In some... Read more »
...than womenstill have HIV
in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV
+ womenoutnumber HIV
+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS
cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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...that cannot let this go. I tested at the 6 month mark, "non-reactive". BUT, I went to Quest labs, have no idea what kind of HIV
antibody test was done. Does anyone know, has anyone gone to Quest? Do they do ELISA, and are they careful in... Read more »
...so mad that there are not more educated people that can help people such as ourselfs with symptoms and fears to overcome this HIV
anxiety caused by the window period.. It seems impossible to get a straight foward answer anymore.. everyone has... Read more »
I know that the risk is small so they say. I know alot of guys that suck all the time. they never seem to get anything. Is it really that safe? Read more »
...blood before I touch my face. Its exhausting thinking about everything I do like that. And its not that I don't know how HIV
is transmitted, I do, but my mind has still taken over.... An article about HIV
anxiety that JonCage posted awhile... Read more »