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Rubbing Vagina Scared I Have AIDS

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(Donated 40) Father died of Aids, I had incident and scared.

Yes, firstly I have seeked counseling from when my father died. Terrible story, I was 18 and it was the 80's. He was on his deathbed and I hadn't seen him since I was 3. I refused to go see him for many reasons but aids was one of them. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...I'm glad you are seeking counseling (psychotherapy) to address unresolved issues about your dad and your ongoing unwarranted fears related to HIV/AIDS. Despite your less than compassionate response to your father's illness, don't be too hard on... Read more »

A little rubbing + a little wetness = a lot of fear.

Hi Dr. Bob,Thanks again for the great resource and taking the time to answer what are mainly... Read more »

IGG-subclass deficiency & HIV risk

Dr Bob,I tried to ask a question about a year ago or longer.. Well, I didn't try.. I did ask... But... 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 »
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...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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Scared

Posted by DUDAS, 1 Reply
...I was so scared now, cuz i dont know if i am infected. I tell you my risk. Mutual masturbation with i girl i met atr a party, kisses, i did Read more »

frottage exposure - scared to death

Posted by devilangel, 1 Reply
...buttocks, left side shoulder and upper arm and some other areas. not sure if this is due to something serious? this has gotten me scared. also because, i read a doctors answer to a question on medhelp.org that this is close to intercourse and... Read more »

Any low risks tested positive???

Posted by jambo, 2 Replies
...reassurances from Dr Bob as well as some of you in this forum. just can't stop thinking about it. perhaps it is the guilt, perhaps the fear i donno what. any information is much appreciated. Read more »

Scared

Posted by blue82589, 1 Reply
...sex with him, but during foreplay I was rubbing my penis against his ass crack. There was no penetration at that time but I am scared that some of his ass jucies may have gotten into my penis. Does anyone have any idea how risky this is? Please... Read more »