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Phobia Of Hiv

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HIV Phobia

Dear Dr,I appreciate if you have the time to answer my questions.I am a 23 year old gay male who has had somewhat of an 'obession' with HIV. Ever since coming out, after any sexual encounter i would stress myself completely about my risk of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are persistent, consider seeing a psychiatrist (M.D.) to help you cope with as well as confront and hopefully conquer your HIV phobia.Good luck. Remember, your problem is fear, not HIV, OK?Dr. Bob Read more »

Facing Hiv Phobia

Dear Dr. Bob,I want to thank you, in first place from an answer you gave me some time ago. I would... Read more »

hiv anxiey,phobia,hypocondria etc.

Dr. Bob, I want to share my story of being affected by HIV for 12 years even though I am HIV... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Dental Clinic Specializes in HIV/AIDS Patients, Cuts Out Fear of Seeing Dentist

... Last fall, the nonprofit group Housing Works opened a full-service health clinic in Brooklyn exclusively for women with HIV/AIDS. A dental clinic housed in the facility, located at 57 Willoughby St., also accepts male patients. Many of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vacuum Feared at Top of DC HIV/AIDS Agency

... The HIV/AIDS agency for Washington, D.C., may be without a permanent director through fall and perhaps early 2011, said observers reacting Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: Health Activists Fear Impact of HIV/AIDS Funding Cut

...million from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. Malawi's proposal for 2011-16 focused on scaling up mother-to-child HIV prevention and male circumcision programs. The country planned to ensure lifelong antiretroviral treatment for... Read more »
The Body PRO

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Experts Discuss Hopes and Fears for the Future of Vaccine Development

...editorial director of TheBody.com and TheBodyPRO.com. Before AIDS 2010 had even officially begun, some of the luminaries in the HIV/AIDS vaccine field gathered to talk about how bright and bubbly the future looks for vaccine development. All... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV phobia??

Posted by whocanfigure, 4 Replies
...I think I just met my first HIV phobic physician. A few weeks ago I was referrend to an ear/nose/throat (ENT) specialist because I have had hearing loss and Read more »

HIV fear

Posted by oen111, 2 Replies
...and after intercourse , when i had removed the condom ,that uncovered part including hair may touch with the penis and cause HIV. 2) second thing is it possible, that vaginal fluid pass through the upper part of condom ( as i have mentioned... Read more »

Could I have been at risk?

Posted by BillyC, 4 Replies
...symptoms i will describe both can occur in people with suppressed immune systems. Or, more realistically, Ive been developing a phobia of HIV for the last few months and I can not get it off my mind. The reason I worry is because back when I was... Read more »

Dont let HIV Fear Steal the Day

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...anger and self pity, but it is important to manage these emotions with the good sense of knowing that we waste today if we let fear of tommorow overwhlem us. Cant afford to waste today , no matter what cause today I got up one side and down the... Read more »