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Pubic Hair Scared I Have HIV

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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 some friends at a restaurant and went to wash my hand at the restroom before eating,while i was about to wash my hands i pressed the soap dispenser and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...testing is warranted. If it were warranted, yes, you would have to wait until the three-month mark for a definitive result.4.Your fears are unwarranted and irrational. Relax Max. You're fine.Finally, did you have to pay extra for a juice drink... Read more »

I am the Woman you Helped before with a Son -- Please Help Once More

Dr. Bob,Here I am again, I am the woman that told you about my son being OCD along with a few other... Read more »

MY LIFE IS IN DANGER!

First of all, I would like to thank you for all the marvellous advice and solutions you have given... Read more »
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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?

...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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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 »

Am I infected?

Posted by ann666, 1 Reply
...hadn't had time to pick her things up. We went to bed, I gave him oral unprotected an notices a sore near the border of his pubic hair way up top. He said it was just a scratch he got. I told him I was no longer in the mood to have sex, he kept... Read more »

folliculitis common for HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have developed severe folliculitis on my inner legs, and in my pubic hair. Is this worrisome for HIV? Can dry skin cause it? Read more »

I am going crazy ..plz help me(Gman, Telsa)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...idiot. I had sex with this guy I met from New York and I am going crazy. Back in April, I had pain time to time in my bikini pubic hair area and it wasn't a on-going pain..it just came every now and then. Like in the shower when I rubbed the... Read more »