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Worried - Mishandled HIV test - 2nd post

Hello Dr. Frascino:I have not been able to function properly ever since an incident I had at a HIV testing facility. I went to a HIV testing site and was asked to sit in a small room. After I sat down to take the Orasure Advance Saliva test, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. None of the components in HIV testing assays are infectious.Dr. Bob Read more »

my husband of 7years took a hiv test and was negative so this means i shouldnt worry

My husband took an hiv test we have been together for over 7 years and havent ever used protection... Read more »

testing for hiv worried sick

Hello Dr.Frascino,I need your woohoo and strengthI wanted to thank you for the job your doing. My... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey: Worried About Stigma, Some Decry HIV Testing for Pregnant Women

...Jersey the first state to require HIV testing for pregnant women and their newborns. Unless the mother opts out, she would be tested early in the pregnancy and again in the third trimester. Her newborn would be tested if the mother tests positive... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...incapacitating. Some are merely annoying; others actually amusing. For instance: Arya is locked in a vicious cycle of continual HIV testing because she fears getting infected every time she gets an HIV test. fear for over one year May... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rise in Angola's HIV/AIDS Prevalence "Worrying," Health Minister Says

...aimed at fighting HIV/AIDS than other African countries ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 9/20). About 2% of Angolans have been tested for HIV, according to SABCNews.com (SABCNews.com, 10/5). Back to other news for October 8, 2004 ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infection Rate in Eritrea Worrying, UN Says

...due to government efforts, the prevalence seems to have currently stabilized. The country has increased free, anonymous HIV testing, and conducted prevention campaigns among the armed forces and UN peacekeeping soldiers, according to UNAIDS.... Read more »
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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 »

I am worried my 3 month test isnt accurate.

Posted by Worried12, 11 Replies
...for asking "stupid" questions. I think I have an anxiety disorder, and I will seek help when this HIV thing is resolved. I was tested at nearly 4 months, but I have heard it is possible to not be accurate until 6 months. I dont know what kind of... Read more »

Really worried about the Test!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...had been going around at school. Sometimes I think there are just too many excuses and that maybe its HIV. I am going to get tested but I am scared boy. I honestly believe I have never done anything that's considered "high risk" or even close yet... Read more »

REDGIRL got tested after a full year of worry

Posted by redgirl, 5 Replies
...to my original post (thousands hehe!). Well anyway, to cut a long story short, i was CONVINCED i had HIV, but would not get tested out of fear. I first thought that i had HIV in august 2006 because of numerous "symptoms"....swollen lymph nodes,... Read more »