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worried sick about HIV risk and symptoms

Dear Dr. Franscino,I am very worried about my potential exposure to HIV and worried that the symptoms I had suffered are a sign of ARS.On my way to a clinic in West Hollywood I had noticed I had a bleeding cuticle. I noticed the bleeding about 5...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated. Be well. Stop worrying, OK?Dr. Bob Read more »

please answer, if you can single mom - cant shake the worry

Hi, doctor bob. I hear you're the best of the best so let's give it a shot.Last weekend I went out... Read more »

stressful hand shake.,.,please helppp.,

i was in th meeting this morning with several Arab people.,after the meeting i hand shake with each... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
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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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 »

Worried for 3 months, PLEASE Help

Posted by Om3ga3, 1 Reply
...concerns started this may (1 year after) when I got a sore throat for about 2 weeks. No lymph node enlargement then. However, I was worried and kept checking my neck and jawline for swollen ones and there we have it I found a swollen one under my... Read more »

WORRIED WELL, PLEASE ADVISE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...SOMEONE PLEASE ADVISE IS THIS A WAY I CAN GET AIDS/HIV. I SURE WOULD APPRECIATE IT. THANK YOU AGAIN FOR ALL YOUR HELP, SINCERLY WORRIED WELL Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »