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Scared That I Have Hiv

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very scared i have got hiv

I vitited Philippines and on Nov 28 i drank to much and had unorotected sex with a csw. A few days later it burned when i went pee so i went to the doctor there and got medicine and doctor told me i tested positive for gonorrhea. Almost 2 weeks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Unprotected sex does put you at risk for STDs, including HIV. Consequently, STD screening, including HIV testing, is warranted. Your risk is increased, because you contracted gonorrhea, Read more »

scared of hiv infection

in early 97, i've contact with SW with condom twice with the different girls. i'm married in 2001,... Read more »

RE: Scared. HIV - (so far)....

Hello Dr. Bob,I hope you are doing well. I had written you earlier in August with this subject... Read more »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Patients to Be Tested After Hospital HIV Scare

...steam sterilization process, so patients treated during the specified time period should be tested for hepatitis A, B and C, and HIV. Health workers have contacted 31 of the 33 people on whom the instruments were used prior to the problem; these... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Groups Express Concern About Potential for New Antiretroviral Advertising to "Scare Off" Patients

... The Wall Street Journal on Monday examined a new trend for drugmakers marketing HIV/AIDS treatments to release ads that "tak[e] aim at rival HIV drugs, hinting at side effects and other drawbacks." Drug companies have Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Syringe-Scare Tests Come Back Positive; HIV, Hepatitis Found in Patients, But Not Linked to Problem Procedure

...officials say there is no evidence that a small number of former patients who tested positive for hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV contracted the infections from syringes improperly reused by health workers at High Prairie Health Complex. The... Read more »
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Caught something. Scared HIV might be next.

Posted by ConcernedGuy, 3 Replies
...which cleared up the symptoms (plus 5 Amoxicillin I took before that out of paranoia). Now I'm worried that I might've caught HIV as well. He reassured me he was negative on everything as he has other health issues (diabeties and high blood... Read more »

Scared you might have HIV? Read This!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...could it be? I could go on and on but to make a long story short after scaring myself to death by attributing these symptoms to HIV I recently tested negative. So obviously having these symptoms doesn't mean you have HIV. Unfortunatly I still... Read more »

Scared might be infected with HIV.

Posted by midwesternguy63, 3 Replies
...I'm really scared that I might be HIV positive. I was sleeping with someone that was very promiscuous. We usually had low risk sexual activites, but a couple of Read more »

Scared about HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I am a self-proclaimed worrier about HIV but I cannot stop thinking of the possibility of having HIV. 6 weeks ago I had sex with a pro and ever since I have been worrying Read more »