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Scared to death

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Now I am really scared. I just read what "billc" has written. I have the same Symptoms of left side of my face feeling soar and blood clots coming out everytime I blow my nose. I recently have been suffering from allergies from the pollens in the... Read more »

SCARED TO DEATH

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I REALLY NEED SOME ANSWERS IF POSSIBLE!!!I HAVE BEEN GOING THROUGH TOTAL AND COMPLETE HELL FOR MONTHS. I DISCOVERED MY BOYFRIEND OF ONE YEAR WAS HIV +. ( HE DID NOT TELL ME. I FOUND A CRIXIVAN PILL AND A DOCTORS BILL DATING BACK FROM LAST JUNE... Read more »

Question for a friend thats scared to death

Posted by mustang77, 2 Replies
i have a question for the experts here.
1) What are the early signs of hiv infection? He has a stuffy nose 3 days after a possible exposure Lasted 1 week (Allergy season here state side) (not sure if there was one he was drunk) He also has a cough... Read more »

Scared To Death Of Death

Posted by DaveyBoy, 6 Replies
Being HIV positive has its woes for sure. When I first found out I had HIV (early 90s), all I could think was poor me, I cannot deal with this, what can I do, what do I care to do? I got so depressed and confused. Things got worse and I wound up... Read more »

HIV -Scared to death

Posted by JVJ, 2 Replies
Dear Doc,
I had sex with an escort last night and I am scared to death. I wore condoms that she provided. She did an oral on me with condoms and we had protected sex. When she was on top of me I am scared that her fluid might be on my genitals where... Read more »
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Wrong Place, Wrong time and scared to death

Hi, my story goes like this, i was in a corner store and a guy was getting rowdy and he ended up punching me in the choas and my tooth cut my lip from the inside and caused a small cut outside the lip that bleed also, i puched back in self defense...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I strongly doubt you have any risks. However, it may completely reassure you if you did get testing for your own peace of mind.... Read more »

Scared to Death in Iraq Please Help

Sir; I am in need of some information, I do not have very good access to the internet at my present location in Iraq, when I went out on leave I stoped in Dubai and that is when the below incedent took place. I am a nervous wreck I have read quite a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Iraq Guy,Thanks for your kind comments. Regarding your HIV-acquisition risk, the "protected" sex would not be considered a risk, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail. HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way.... Read more »

hepatitis from picking nose with dirty finger nails

If you pick your nose with dirty fingernails is it possible to get hepatitis?If you had just wiped the floor with your hands then picked your nose straight after (accidentally of course)?is it possible that traces of (potentially infected) blood...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
No.If this is something that you find yourself thinking about often and that causes you undue stress you may want to think about the source of that anxiety.Why is Hepatitis itself a concern? Are you around people with Hepatitis a lot?Hope this is... Read more »

Picked my nose after touching semen

I recently came into contact with semen of unknown HIV status at a sauna - the semen was on a seat and I touched it with my fingers as I left the room I was in - I wiped my hands to rid of the semen and being an idiot I picked my nose (probably...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou are fine. The chances of getting HIV this way, none. The virus dies within minutes of leaving the body and if it had been sitting there that long, you touched it, wiped it off and picked your nose, all that time in between and the wiping of... Read more »
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The very first man I had a crush on, when I was just a kid, wasn't entirely conscious. He was in a zombie trance. And his name was Quentin Collins. Quentin was a dreamy zombie in a scary, odd little television series called Dark Shadows. He was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas: No Longer a Death Sentence, AIDS Has Lost Power to Scare

In an era of robust AIDS therapy, just 20 of 900 HIV/AIDS patients seen by Wichita physician Donna Sweet died last year. Unfortunately, that good news means some people believe they can engage in risky sexual behavior and IV drug use without... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

SARS Death Rate Higher Among HIV Sufferers: Montagnier

Luc Montagnier, the French biologist who was the joint discoverer of HIV, voiced fears Monday that the death rate from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) would be much higher among people who also have HIV/AIDS. "SARS is caused by another... Read more »