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Sore On Mouth After Getting Scratched Worried I Have HIV

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Very worried! Is this risky?

Dr. Bob, I would appreciate if you respond. I made a donation. I had an encounter with a sex worker in Egypt. I did not penetrate her at all. I kissed her briefly on the lips and I think her tounge touched my lip - my lip had an abrasion. I rubbed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. If my reassurance is not sufficient for you to shake your worries, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. I'm confident the result will be negative. Your lip... Read more »

Blood in my mouth. Worried.

HiHere are the facts. I gave oral sex to another man about 2 weeks ago. There was no ejaculation... Read more »

WORRIED MOTHER - Is This HIV??

Doctor Bob, Please respond. I am a desperate mother who wants her son back. He recently returned... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...needles if you're a baby, being born to or breastfed by an HIV-positive woman unprotected oral sex (if you're providing the mouth; this is a much lower risk than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with... Read more »
Connect With Others

worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
...really having problem getting on with life right now,i am becoming paranoid,i want to take a test to check for hepatithis and HIV but the windows of 3 months is too long,and my paranoia is making it hard to get on with my everyday life,i dont... Read more »

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 »

Should I worry? Please help

Posted by David99, 1 Reply
...there because I had open acne on my chest. The second one I gave him oral and I was worried because it went deep and I had dry mouth from being nervous. Now I have been experiencing swollen lymph nodes on my body and I am worried it is the worst... Read more »

Worried, please respond

Posted by bocca2662
...my anus. The thing that worries me about a possible exposure to HIV is that after he left I went into the bathroom to wash my mouth out and I spit first and there was visible blood. I hadn't noticed any before when he was there or when we were... Read more »