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Pubic Hair Afraid I Have AIDS

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MY LIFE IS IN DANGER!

First of all, I would like to thank you for all the marvellous advice and solutions you have given to scared people like me. When I read what you say to others I just want to kiss you through the web. I am a 17 year old Nigerian boy (young and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...oil-based products on latex condoms!So you had a potential HIV exposure during the summer of 2009. Why are you letting the "fear of having HIV ruin (your) life" now a full 1.5 years later? If you're old enough to have sex, you're old enough to... Read more »

One eyed pirate

dear doctor Bob,I would like to ask if i should be worried and if i need to test.I went out with... Read more »

HIV by eating a pubic hair?

I was out eating at a diner and took a bite of my crepe when I felt something odd in my mouth and... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...can happen for any number of reasons, including guilt, stress or obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears about HIV are legitimate and when they're not. Keep in mind that, if you're worried that something you did put 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 »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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white pubic hairs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, recently some of my pubic hairs seem to have a white coating on them. Like, the hair is dead or something. It seems to grow with the follice as well. I've Read more »

folliculitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...area (that WAS diagnosed my a doc), but i think that was from friction from wearing tight pants... but this thing on my leg scares me. It's not a bug bite.... I don't know what it is, and I know folliculitis can be linked with HIV. I tested, but... Read more »

OT's-duringARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is about a 50% chance it wouldn'e pick it up. My sexual experience was protected with a stipper except for oral. My biggest fear is that I had shave the hair around my groin down to a half inch and nicked myself twice leaving an open wound for... Read more »

Loss of Pubic Hair

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is loss of pubic hair a symptom of ARS/HIV? Does anybody know? Read more »