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Help! Worried about HIV

Hey doctorI was having sex with a casual partner where I was the receptive partner. We changed positions where I was on my stomach and he took the condom off to change into a newer one. He went back into me and I noticed a different feeling, as it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...possibility that your partner was still in his window period (HIV infected but not yet having enough anti-HIV antibodies in his blood to test positive).Your symptoms are not suggestive of or worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).I do... Read more »

Scared and worried about HIV infection

I had unprotected anal sex with a HIV positive person. I was the insertive partner.I was tested at... Read more »

RESPONSE TO THE POST: Worried about HIV infection query from India

Dr Bob...Worried indian female again.....how r u ? hope your doing well....just read this post from... Read more »
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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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 at risk for HIV, no matter how "out there" you might think your... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...HIV targets and infects the same immune system cells that are supposed to protect us from illnesses. These are a type of white blood cell called CD4 cells (sometimes called T-cells). HIV takes over CD4 cells and turns them into factories that... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...in residence status, including citizenship applications. Let's say you are an immigrant who has tested HIV positive. Besides worrying about testing HIV positive, you also fear what will happen to you because you are not a U.S. citizen. You may... Read more »
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worried. PLEASE answer

Posted by jkkljhklj, 1 Reply
...afterwards when i pushed my chin on paper, i found a couple period sized red dots. what would b the hiv risk if those dots weren't my blood but blood that was hiv+? what if blood was on his hand from a doorknob and it got in the wound? he only... Read more »

So Worried

Posted by Lust, 1 Reply
...out your status. You dont know how much it has helped me, just by knowing. I would like to say that I am not pos, but I am worried about being pos. I have already taken a test and ver afraid of what the results may be. Within two days I have... Read more »

Is this anything to worry about?

Posted by thisonecrazyfool, 2 Replies
...vagina which currently has vaginitis (not a yeast infection, just external irritation and inflammation) I noticed there was blood on the inside of the seat. I took a piece of toilet paper and nothing came on it when I wiped the inside of the... Read more »

HIV WORRY NO HELP

Posted by NoLife, 2 Replies
...later i had the ARS symptoms ( muscle stiffness shivers etc) and that persisted maybe a week and then i was fine, hence i didntworry about it anymore. I had my first UTi in 2000. Anyway, it was not till August 2005, that i had my first HIV and... Read more »