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Shingles After Precum Touching Vagina Worried I Have HIV

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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...blisters, they will not "catch" shingles. However, people who have not had chickenpox could become infected with herpes zoster and develop chickenpox. They should avoid contact with the shingles rash or with anything that may have touched the shingles rash or blisters. How Is Shingles Treated? Several types of drugs are used to treat shingles. They include anti-herpes drugs, and several types of treatment for pain. Antiviral drugs: ...
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Precum-filled Penis tip touched stripper's body...Pls help...worried sick!

Hi Dr Bob,Thanks a lot for all your help on this. This is one of the very few websites that gives some true info about the hiv-aids stigma. i want to make a donation and believe that this will be some very well spent money in a long time. Pls....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your fears are unwarranted. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Your terror is most likely linked to guilt. I would suggest you level with your wife. It's not Read more »

RE: Precum-filled Penis tip touched stripper's body...Pls help...worried sick!

Thanks a lot Dr Bob. Your reply to my query and your advice really soothed my nerves. I have made a donation to the concertedeffort website a week back.But before I completely feel relaxed and can move on, I would like to ask you this lingering...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No.Dr. Bob Read more »

Test Result Negative... Can I Woo-Hoo now? RE: Precum-filled Penis tip touched stripper's body...Pls help...worried sick!

Thank You Dr Bob for your reply.Just for putting all my fears to rest, as per your advice, I got myself tested using a Tri-Dot Rapid test today and the result came back to be non-reactive. It is the 103rd day since my strip-bar incident. I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,WOO-HOO! Your results are conclusive. No additional testing is warranted.Happy Holidays.Dr. Bob Read more »

Shingles=HIV ? (SHINGLES, 2009)

Hi,i'm 24 and was diagnosed w/ shingles after I developed a small circular rash on my shoulder. I got tested for HIV the same day but I feel like these are longest 2 weeks of my life. I haven't been sick nor have I had any abnormal female...
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. You are well! Dr. Bob Shingles Mar 18, 2007 I'm a 21 year old gay male who has had some encounters of oral sex... Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...happen if a scab or a sore spot on your skin brushes against a surface that looks as if it has dried blood on it): unprotected vaginal or anal sex (especially if you're the one providing the vagina or anus) sharing injection drug equipment,... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

...spread through the following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) The... Read more »
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worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
...be nothing nothing to do with a possible std infection. But this along with regularly feeling mildly sick is getting me very worried I'm one of the tiny tiny percent of people who've been unlucky enough to get HIV through unprotected. Do these... Read more »

Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...drugs and have always used protected sex. I don't see how I could have possibly have gotten HEP C but now this is making me worried about my HIV results. Anyone know how common is it to get a false positive on a HEP C test? Also, my doctor... Read more »

Shingles = HIV?

Posted by grcboy30, 4 Replies
...little suspect, she was a drug user but tested negative. I had sex with her twice and used a condom which did not break for vaginal intercourse only. I am extremely, extremely terrified. How often does a 30 year old get shingles and not have... 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 »