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Paranoid About Hiv

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paranoid after hiv test

A while back I had unprotected sex with a girl.It was totally out of character but left me paranoid bout stds particularly HIV. I contacted my local GUM clinic and had a full std test including blood for hiv after 3 months as recommended by the...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You can be confident in the results of the tests you had. You are experiencing symptoms of anxiety, not HIV.... Read more »

99% completely positive im negative but now paranoid over HIV 2

Hello Dr. Frascino,Everytime i nearly put my fear of being HIV positive behind me, i continue... Read more »

Touched by a lap dancer - now paranoid about HIV!!!

Hi Doc,I had a small cut on the back of my hand. Just prior to going into the club my scab came off... Read more »

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Paranoid about AIDS HIV. It's a good thing.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Being paranoid about AIDS HIV is probably a good thing because there's a possibility people who feel that way might change what they do that put them at risk.

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getting paranoid...afraid of hiv

Posted by robbieb, 1 Reply
I'm getting terrified I have HIV. Here are my exposures in the last year. Am I screwed?

One blowjob given to completion with swallowing

One partial BJ/rimming

Two times guys tried to penetrate my ass no more than 3 attempts and they didn't seem to... Read more »

Hiv worried paranoid

Posted by Fitch, 1 Reply
Ok i need some advice as i have been freaking out for the last 24 hours, maybe too worried i dunno. Ok so last night i used someone elses pocket pussy, i did not know this guy and i know its disgusting and stupid to do. But anyways it happened. Im... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Anyone who is in their waiting period for results, do you feel like HIV/AIDS is everywhere? Maybe I am being paranoid but I just feel like everytime I turn on the tv, or open the paper, or anything else it is there! It bothers me cause I believe in... Read more »