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Sharing A Joint Scared To Get Tested

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scared of testing (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2009) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010) (CONSEQUENCES OF LATE DIAGNOSIS, 2010)

Hey....I am thirty years old..have never done an hiv test.....found someone who is just remarkable....who insist that we have one done before we become intimate......he did his today it was negative.....but I'm scared to death in doing mine......I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...everyone being virally enhanced yourself with no one going out of their way to help you with your worries and fears. Maybe I have a fear of dying over all? because I'm 26 and relatively healthy I just wish I could bury my mum and live to middle... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...that health care workers may come into contact with: fluid surrounding the brain and the spinal cord fluid surrounding bone joints fluid surrounding an unborn baby How well does HIV survive outside the body? Scientists and medical... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...if you don't know much about HIV. But that is why it is important to educate yourself: so you don't have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in... Read more »
The Well Project

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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...applications. Let's say you are an immigrant who has tested HIV positive. Besides worrying about testing HIV positive, you also fear what will happen to you because you are not a U.S. citizen. You may wonder whether your immigration status will... Read more »
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Blood transmission...scared

Posted by SBGuard, 1 Reply
...need to prepare myself for the possibility of testing positive. Yesterday, I started to feel really sick. I feel nauseous, my joints and muscles hurt like hell, my throat's really sore, I have a really bad headache, and I'm exhausted. I looked... Read more »

Sexual Relations With A Virgin- Advice needed!

Posted by scared_elf, 3 Replies
...with his friends. Risk or not? 3. He directly shares drinks and eating utensils with people. And he shares and passes around joints of marijuana with other people. 4. He sleeps over and in the same bed as his friends, some of which are very... Read more »

Scared

Posted by Janes, 5 Replies
...correct?. It's very difficult for me to share this at this moment with the people I love. Don't want to put them in the kind of fear, stress I am in right now, maybe it's nothing, and it's all because of the enormous amount of fear, stress etc.... Read more »

Awaiting test result & Freaking out

Posted by jjcentral, 4 Replies
...this case Ward is consummed with the fear that he has HIV. Whether anyone responds or not, I just had to write as I am very frightened about my test results which I'll be getting on Tuesday. For a reminder, I tested neg. at 4, 6, & 8 weeks... Read more »