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Picking Your Nose Scared I Have AIDS

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bed riddin from fear (my GP scared me again)

Hi Dr Bob I hope your doing well.I'm the guy who's doctor told me I needed pep for having a HIV exposure through a kiss on the mouth while I had bleeding gums.I took your advise and didn't go on it.Life has been ok until 3 and a half months...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...has ruined my marriage.Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Welcome back to the forum, but sorry to hear you are still living in fear of HIV, despite your nonexistent HIV risk. Certainly it's possible you have sinusitis. It's an extremely common... Read more »

Im so scared (CASUAL CONTACT, 2010)

I am 29 years old with 3 children and a husband. I just found out today that my father who has been... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" forum on safe sex and HIV prevention is flooded with tons of questions every day. It's normal to be scared, especially if you don't know much about HIV. But that is why it is important to educate yourself: so you... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...affect the risk of HIV infection. Some Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected out of fear of discrimination. The stigma around homosexuality adds to prevention challenges (e.g., traditional gender roles... 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 »
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
...been this skinny in years ..and it seems like i lost it all in a month time..i am trying to relax and get it together..but i fear the worst...i also feel than my now girl that wasnt when this all happen got infected....so i got tested a few days... 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 »

very scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...anything. i did sneeze for a day. well as of today still have those symptoms and have taken everything under the sun. i am so scared just wondering how much risk and how much longer to test. Read more »