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in FEAR and SCARED

Dear: Dr.BobThank you for all that you do, to answer our questions. Maybe you can answer, some of my worries and concern.Back in December 09, 2009,i had unprotected sex (stupid me) with a guy of unknown status. Ever since then I have experience a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...WOO-HOO-able. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. A negative HIV test outside the window period trumps "symptoms" each and every time! Your concerns that you may have "waited too long to test" are... Read more »

oral sex - scared

Dear Dr. Bob,I am repeating my question posed earlier today and sincerely appreciate your response.... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...if you don't know much about HIV. But that is why it is important to educate yourself: so you don't have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in... Read more »
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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 »
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Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...with your blood, you can remind them to put gloves on. Social Contacts Dating can be very threatening for people with HIV. Fear of rejection keeps many people from talking about their HIV status. Remember, every situation is different and you... Read more »
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What Do You Think Is the Best Way to Fight HIV/AIDS Stigma?

...it public information, and letting people know that HIV exists, and letting people know that they have it, rather than being afraid of sharing that information. Because it's so frequent nowadays that it should be something that is expressed... Read more »
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scared still

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...they are still swollen in a month he wants to send me for a biopsy. I'm terrified. HIV crosses my mind and I try to chase the fear away with the neg test results at hand. Should I test again, as I am at the 13 weeks, or would that be irrational?... Read more »

MY THEORY on why hiv brings so much fear

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...stress&anxiety symptoms??? HIV fear does not relate with any other thing in this life; HIV practically means.... death. People are afraid of getting this disease because they see it as their tomb, their death, the end of their lives. Hiv/aids... Read more »

HIV fear induced coma!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the high counts reveal a Viral infection so now I fear I am late converting and the count is high as my body fights back. I am scared to death to test again. I feel I have it now forsure and have panic attacks. I don't know what I am looking for... Read more »

feeling sick and scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...her. Seems nothing wrong at that time. One month late, June 19th, I'was online and reading about some AIDS information. I was scared. Then troubles come out. My rhinitis came back first. I feel a rough throat start from the 7th week after... Read more »