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Whatever it is PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE tell me and i'll make it happen. i have asked lots of questions before but you never ppick me. its like high school all over again :( On friday night i went to a club. Due to stupid vanity i didn't wear my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of fresh HIV-tainted blood entered your non-intact skin (hangnails).If my reassurance is not sufficient for you to shake your fears, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. It will undoubtedly be negative, but if getting the test... Read more »

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Here is how I see it. Correct me if I am wrong. Chances of me getting HIV from giving a blow job... Read more »

Thank you. re Scared straight

Guess am just freaked out about my possible exposure and somehow believe I will be that one in a... Read more »
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MyFabulousDisease.com

Dueling Videos: Oprah in 1987 and AIDS Activism in 2010

...reports of the death toll, the suicides of people with HIV, and even the deterioration and death of Rock Hudson . But nothing frightened me more than an episode of Oprah Winfrey , when she visited a West Virginia town living in hysteria over... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and don't feel that you have to tell everyone right away (see The Well Project's info sheet on disclosure ). But don't let fear of being judged cause you to isolate yourself and not talk to anyone. If it is hard to tell family and friends at... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...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 wonder whether your immigration status will... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Composition Tests

...Tomography (CT or CAT Scan) Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scanning Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Underwater Weighing The Bottom Line What Are Body Composition Tests? The tests and measurements described in this... Read more »
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Desperately seeking answers

Posted by scared_stiff_to, 5 Replies
...searching for signs and symptoms online - the more I read, the more concerned I became - everything pointed to HIV! The more scared I became the more cigarettes I smoked. The following week I had a very dry mouth, burning sensation and saw a... Read more »

Hot Tubs

Posted by nez, 3 Replies
...tested Negative a few times now and tonight I went to a Hot Tub where gay men go to have sex I was there alone and now I am scared that I could have put myself at risk again. I asked the owners of the Hot Tubs if I could get HIV from being in... Read more »

fears about being tested

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...about this with even my closests friends. I know from all of the research I've done that I am still at low risk. However, the fear of having contracted HIV is stressing me out. It's becoming an obsession. I am married as of 4 months ago, which is... Read more »

Can't fight the fear! I'm scared sick.....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...7,8.5,11 and 15 weeks. 7week was with home access and the rest were with specialized testing! All were negative. I am still scared shitless! I called my local health dept and they said that they would do a test before 6mos if I insisted but that... Read more »