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Picking Your Nose Afraid I Have HIV

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Scared to go to the doctor or get tested (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)

Dr Bop please, please, please I need your help.I've written to you many times over the past few months, you have responded twice, and I thank you so much for that (I was the Positive I'm Positive Fluffernutter who tested negative on an Oraquick Oral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...depression and fluffernutterness. I urge you to get the help you need without further delay.Good luck. HIV is not your problem; fear of HIV is!Dr. BobIs it better not to know? ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2009) Sep 16, 2009... Read more »

Please help me to find out if I have got infected by HIV

Hi Robert, Could you please help me out. I had sex with a sex worker(unknown HIV status) with... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

Scared Straight: High HIV Rates Among Black NYC Women Frighten a Health Reporter

...youthful faces in lights. But under their pictures was a statistic that sucker-punched me: 93.4 percent. As in, 93.4 of all new HIV cases among women in NYC occur among Black and Latina women. As in a mere six-plus percentage points away from... Read more »
The Body

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...insect, the insect does not become infected and cannot transmit HIV to the next human it bites. There also is no reason to fear that a mosquito or other insect could transmit HIV from one person to another through HIV-infected blood left on its... Read more »
The Well Project

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 »
Connect With Others

So confused and scared. Please Help!

Posted by justlikeu, 3 Replies
...spots and I swear I feel something under my skin. Is it normal to advance so quickly? Can this be anything else? I am really afraid to test, but I am beginning to look ugly (to me, anyway). My young kids are worried, I am only 33- before this I... Read more »

scared of possible exposure.........

Posted by tusk57, 2 Replies
...symptoms..body aches stuffy nose on for a feww days...i did have constant sweats for no reason....so by this time scareed as all scared can get.....my family suffered from the desease...my father has aids for 17 years now..so i am a mess...and... Read more »

OCD, eye, and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...itchy on my legs, hips, and scrotum. This could be because the itchy parts are those that I washed the most. However, I am scared because I heard that the ARS rash does not itch and appears mainly on the trunk. The rash I have on the trunk does... Read more »

Scared to death!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...second (last) contact. A week later I began to fear to death, thinking i might probably have contracted HIV from her. I have been scared to death. After I shaved on May 3, i began to feel some pains in my armpits, although i did not notice any... Read more »