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Showering Scared I Have AIDS

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I Donated: Followup on anal poke in shower question

Dr. Frascino:No question...just a big thank you for answering my question and doing it so fast. It meant a great deal to me. I have mailed my check.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...water was running on us the whole time. I am sick with worry and guilt and am losing weight because of loss of appetite from fear, and even afraid to go near my wife. I asked the fellow after if he was healthy and he said he'd never done this... Read more »

Im so scared (CASUAL CONTACT, 2010)

I am 29 years old with 3 children and a husband. I just found out today that my father who has been... Read more »

Strayed once last week and living with fear - final questions

Dear Doctor,Thanks for your earlier replies, they've put my mind at ease a bit. I have made 100$... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...affect the risk of HIV infection. Some Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected out of fear of discrimination. The stigma around homosexuality adds to prevention challenges (e.g., traditional gender roles... Read more »
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Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...careprovider. Although lactic acidosis is life-threatening, it is very rare. The point oflearning about lactic acidosis is not to scare you. It's to help you be awareof what's going on in your body. That way, if you recognize any symptoms... Read more »
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So confused and scared. Please Help!

Posted by justlikeu, 3 Replies
...spots and I swear I feel something under my skin. Is it normal to advance so quickly? Can this be anything else? I am really afraid to test, but I am beginning to look ugly (to me, anyway). My young kids are worried, I am only 33- before this I... Read more »

scared of possible exposure.........

Posted by tusk57, 2 Replies
...been this skinny in years ..and it seems like i lost it all in a month time..i am trying to relax and get it together..but i fear the worst...i also feel than my now girl that wasnt when this all happen got infected....so i got tested a few days... Read more »

I'm scared

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...and we've been very careful not to infect me. Yesterday, I was lying in bed in my underwear and my boyfriend was going to shower. I was upset about work so he came to lie down beside me and give me a hug. He was naked. He developed an... Read more »

Help for the Worried Warts

Posted by JonCage, 2 Replies
...have false body sensations that this has happened) This list is by no means complete. A common variation on the fear of get-ting AIDS is the fear of contracting it, giving it to someone else, and then having to live with the guilt... Read more »