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Purple Spots Worried It Could Be Ars

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Worried guy from India...ARS?

Dear Dr Bob,I have posted my question many times, but have not got an answer...I checked thearchives but have not found a similar question...Please help me, as I am waiting for your answer daily and not able toconcentrate on anything...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...seems to be overflowing with worried-well Indian males of late. What's going on over there in Mumbai??? Is someone sprinkling worry powder in the water supply???Your worries, like those of so many of your compatriots, are completely unwarranted.... Read more »

Worried Student Need Advice Please

Doctor,You deserve a lifetime achevement award for the meaningful you do here and with your... Read more »

Needle worry...very very worried (NEEDLE STICK) (URBAN LEGEND, 2009)

I went to a Club/Bar in China and i was wearing my Jeans (and also underwear inside the jeans)i was... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...predisposed to anxiety, individuals facing physical challenges, such as chronic illness like HIV/AIDS or cancer, experience excessive worry and fear at a higher rate than the general population. The challenges associated with a virus that wants... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major... Read more »
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Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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 at risk for HIV, no matter how "out there" you might think your... Read more »
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Still Worried

Posted by bashy, 2 Replies
...and I rushed and got another duo test done which was Negative but now six months on Im gettin Hives and stange dark marks and bruising on leg and its beggining to freak me out again in case Ive got some undetectable strain of HIV, please help. Read more »

Worried out of my mind! Please Help!

Posted by TC123, 2 Replies
... Also, since day 8, I have had a small purple / red discoloration around my right knee. Very faint. Can't tell if it is a bruise.. The heat sensation and muscle / joint pains around arms and legs are the only symptoms that remain after day 10.... Read more »

PLEASE help! Rash, no fever...worried SICK

Posted by molls1992, 4 Replies
...with him....NEGATIVE. But now after this last instance, I've developed a HORRIBLY itchy rash. Like...itch till I give myself bruises type of rash!!! Its mostly right around where the band of my bra sits, under my arms in my armpits and on my... Read more »

Worried beyond worry

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...had mutual oral, him on me for a minute or two and me on him for a minute or two and the we had mutual JO together. Now I am worried to the point of panic that I have put myself, and my girlfriend at risk of hiv and other STDs. I read from... Read more »