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Rectal Bleeding Scared I Have AIDS

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Rectal Bleeding... very scared PLEASE HELP!! DR.B

Hello DR.Bob... I have a very short question... Does HIV cause Rectal Bleeding? Or can it be a sign of seroconversion? I had anal sex about 2 months ago, the condom popped. did not have any bleeding then but 1 month later had some bleeding, then...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Rectal bleeding is not a sign of HIV seroconversion or symptom of HIV disease. The only reason for concern is that your condom failed. Consequently Read more »

bed riddin from fear (my GP scared me again)

Hi Dr Bob I hope your doing well.I'm the guy who's doctor told me I needed pep for having a... Read more »

Scared straight? 3 Years of fear - followed your advice - Please read Bob.

Possible exposure on Sept. 29, 2006 at 12:30 AM.Elevated liver enzymes in Feb 2007. Negative B, C,... Read more »
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Am I being ridiculous? Hiv false positive scare

Posted by belk13, 7 Replies
...was picking up one of these "other" strains.. i have been fairly sexually active in the years since the encounter and I also fear that if I have spread this other people out there won't know.. and won't be able to test.. guys I really need some... Read more »

Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. 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 »

In 80's, Fear Spread Faster Than AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...The New York Times, June 15, 2001, Page B1 The Big City: In 80's, Fear Spread Faster Than AIDS By JOHN TIERNEY IN July of 1988, at the height of the AIDS epidemic, the estimated number of cases Read more »