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Worth the worry?

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for all of the great work that you do here -- it's a really informative and helpful resource.I'm a 23yo gay male. At the end of 2010, I went out with friends, got very drunk, and met a guy at a club. He had the honesty and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,For the level of potential HIV-acquisition risk described, I agree PEP was not warranted; however, HIV testing certainly is. Your overall risk is reasonably Read more »

Worried sick of possible HIV infection

I am new to this site but have found great info. here. I have searched archives and found some... Read more »

Worried

Doctor, Had an encounter with a dominant lady a few weeks back. She paddled me and then used... Read more »
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The Body

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 »
The Body

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Worry Conviction of Gay Couple in Malawi Could Hurt Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

...hamper the fight against AIDS," NPR reports. The piece examines the situation in other African countries and efforts to promote HIV prevention and treatment among MSM. "Gay people forced underground in Africa are unlikely to seek counseling and... Read more »
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Worried to death

Posted by moratorium, 2 Replies
...roughly 5 days and then I was all better. Do you think this is a classic case of ARS? Ever since the unprotected sex I've been a worried mess checking myself for any abnormality I might have! I go in for testing tomorrow, wish me luck! Read more »

Common Cold?

Posted by Anonym, 2 Replies
...Is a constant cold (sneezing, runny nose, etc) a sign that you are close or even at at the point of full blown aids or a substantial decrease in your t-cell count. Are Read more »

Do I need to be worried??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...performs in adult movies and she says she is tested regularly. within the last 4 days I have developed a scratchy cough and runny nose. I am not sure if that is early signs of HIV or am Ineedlsey worried. This is also the second expeirience I... Read more »

Worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...feeling funny and my taste was altered. I went on the internet and looked it up. Of course it was a symptom of HIV, so I began to worry then I felt very tired my chest was hurting like I couldn't breathe, neck and swollen lymph nodes. Hands and... Read more »