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Please help a scared MSW student!!

Thank you for taking the time to answer my question, I am literally losing my mind. I am a master's social work student and can't quiet my mind long enough to do the enormous amount of reading I am assigned! So your help is saving my sanity,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...help.Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Your problem is psychological (psychiatric), not virological! HIV is not your problem; fear of HIV is.Responding to your specific questions:1. If you had untreated HIV disease, the chances you would be... Read more »

Massage parlour horror

Hello Doc,I happened to go to a massage parlour 10 days back,the place looked decent.....after some... Read more »

MY LIFE IS IN DANGER!

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...are proven risk factors and I do not think they ever will be. If anyone you know is equally fatalistic or has any irrational fear of being infected, do not be afraid to bring up the topic of prevention and protection. Just tell them the facts, as... Read more »
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Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and don't feel that you have to tell everyone right away (see The Well Project's info sheet on disclosure ). But don't let fear of being judged cause you to isolate yourself and not talk to anyone. If it is hard to tell family and friends at... Read more »
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Drug Use and HIV

...drug. An overdose of a medication can cause serious side effects. An overdose of a recreational drug can be deadly. At least one death of a person with HIV has been blamed on mixing a protease inhibitor with the recreational drug Ecstasy. Some... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...including: Limited access to health care due to lack of insurance and/or transportation Unstable housing Fear of partner (domestic) violence Other responsibilities such as child care or caring for a sick partner ... Read more »
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scared to death

Posted by thcml, 3 Replies
...was unknown.I had fingerd her and deep kissed her.I don't remember whether i washed my hand.Then i went to toilet and my hands which fingerd the girl touched my penis.After this exposure I experienced serious skin rash which were all over my... Read more »

shaking someone's bloody hand

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
...2 years ago at a concert, this guy cut him self in a mosh pit. He shook my hand and had blood on it. Freaking out, I washed it off using water. I dont think they had soap, and I was not actively bleeding either. Read more »

anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... * Emotional blunting * Emotions feel wrong * Frequently feel like crying for no reason Fears * A heightened fear of what people think of you * Afraid of being trapped in a place with no exits * Constant feeling of being... Read more »

Worst fears confirmed...

Posted by Jenni, 6 Replies
...would be lost without them right now!), I've learned a hard life lesson in trust, and we no longer have to hide. I am still scared for my children though. School starts in a week and I know that this has spread beyond my job. I am so worried... Read more »