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The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...HIV presents many challenges. Building a support network can help you learn to cope. Take your time 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 first, you may want to turn to HIV organizations. Many newly-diagnosed people want to speak with...
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No where else to go and feeling like I deserve to be punished and die... please please help me Dr. Robert... my parents said that if I am gay they will disown me... (COMING OUT, 2010)

Dear Dr...I hope you can really help me alleviate my emotional stress. I've been freaking out and could not get any sleep. I don't know where to go because I'm scared that my parents will kick me out of the house an disown me if I come out and I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...read some of the posts that were posted by people who fear this disease. I'm like the other people who fear for HIV and I'm scared to death.Here's why: I found a thrush on the side of my left cheek in my mouth, I panicked to death. That's why I... Read more »

re scared straight

Here is how I see it. Correct me if I am wrong. Chances of me getting HIV from giving a blow job is very scarce!! "Theoretically" does not mean its ever happened. But it can happen .However .,after the fact .. I think that the 1 in a million...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Discuss not only your HIV fears, but also your sexual orientation issues and coming out process.Good luck.Dr. BobThank you. re Scared straight Jan 20, 2011Guess am just freaked out about my possible exposure and somehow believe I will be that one... Read more »

Thank you. re Scared straight

Guess am just freaked out about my possible exposure and somehow believe I will be that one in a million who gets hit by lightening.It's only been 4 days since the event and I already have no appetite. Sore muscles Im making myself sick . I hope and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...time to set people like me straight! I have just had oral sex with an unknown individual at a bathhouse. I have had similar scares before but very lucky! Why I keep putting myself through this stress is beyond me!!(closeted gay)..... That's... Read more »

Life in Crisis (COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET, 2010)

Hey Doc.I have come here many times and read some of the posts that were posted by people who fear this disease. I'm like the other people who fear for HIV and I'm scared to death. Here's why: I found a thrush on the side of my left cheek in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...time counseling and SA (sexaholics anonymous) isnt in his area; combined with the fact that he is a closeted bisexual who is scared to talk to anyone? You can just see judgment in others non-verbal cues, and he needs to hear something reassuring... Read more »
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NYC Health Dept. Defends Graphic HIV Video: "This Is Not Fabricated"

...statistic about anal cancer from this article in the Annals of Internal Medicine . "Showing that HIV comorbidities exist is not fear-mongering," said Mark Peterson, program director at Michigan Positive Action Coalition. "... I freely admit... Read more »
The Body

Fear and HIV Prevention Shouldn't Mix

...commissioner for the NYC DOHMH's Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control told FishbowlNY , "Silence is no solution." The use of fear is not new when it comes to HIV prevention, and when looking at how far (or not far) we have come in the past... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...depending on the amount of drug you've used and how long you've been doing it. Common symptoms include loss of energy, depression, fearfulness, wanting to sleep a lot or difficulty in sleeping, shaking, nausea, palpitations, sweating,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

... Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? What Are the Risks of Smoking? How Do I Quit Smoking? The Bottom Line For More Information Read more »
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scared

Posted by adamb, 14 Replies
...july 10, 2009 was the day they told me and I have been living in a fog ever since, i'm so scared. I have not had any other tests done as of yet so not sure where I stand - i dont think i can do this. someone help me Thank Read more »

Completely, Totally Scared To Death

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...making myself ill. I don't know what to do. I can't sleep, I can't keep food down, and I keep crying hysterically. I am scared to death at the thought of being positive, and I don't have anyone I feel like I can talk to because I am so... Read more »

scared lost but optimistic

Posted by dean661, 10 Replies
...start drug therapy do I listen do I pause and do further research do I stop the recent klonapin prescription so I'm alert??? I'm afraid. One test was done to determine if I was infected by someone who didn't follow their drug therapy properly and... Read more »

Scared for my son

Posted by motherofone, 7 Replies
...and find a cure for cancer...i think now he will want instead to find a cure for aids. I want to tell my parents, but I am scared. I am a graduate student but now that seems pointless. I don't know whether to look for jobs or just move in with... Read more »