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Sore Throat After Sensual Massage Worried I Have HIV

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Comfort for the Worry Wells

Hi Bob,I wanted to email you, not with a question but with some info that may be of help to all those people who are worrying themselves sick over possible ARS / HIV symptoms and how powerful the human mind can be.Holidaying in Bangkok a few months...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Cole,Thanks for your thanks and kind comments and for taking the time to write in and share your story. Hopefully it will help other worried wells escape their own self-induced worried-well hells!Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Thank you but still worried

Thank you Doc for your response. I am sending a donation of $20 via mail.To remind you this is the... Read more »

Sex at Massage Ceneter, Worried about HIV

H Dr.I am getting treated for chronic prostaitis for the last 8 years. I used to have black... Read more »
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The Body

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

...demonstrates an AIDS-related panic attack as well as the anxiety that can be brought on by an HIV/AIDS diagnosis and disclosure worries. HELP ... I don't know what's happening to me Aug 20, 2010 Whether genetically, biologically or... Read more »
The Body

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

... Read Part Two of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 23, 2010. Fear of an Epidemic Resulting in an Epidemic of Fear: The Worried-Wells Imagine being so frightened of contracting an illness that you begin believing God is sending you bad omens... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Worry Conviction of Gay Couple in Malawi Could Hurt Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

...hamper the fight against AIDS," NPR reports. The piece examines the situation in other African countries and efforts to promote HIV prevention and treatment among MSM. "Gay people forced underground in Africa are unlikely to seek counseling and... Read more »
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Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...exception of 2 things. My hiv results hadn't come in but she said this is normal because they have to mail that test. Still, that worries me. She also told me i tested "reactive" to Hepatitis C. My range was very low though. Anything over 1.00 is... Read more »

Still worrying

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...frequent pains in groin and under jaw (and face generally), sudden flashes of pain in legs, mouth lesions which come and go, sore throats, flushing in face, neck and chest (some of this flushing has left permanent darkish red patches on my skin).... 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 »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
...last time I had been with him, I got sick as well. And a sexual encounter before him as well (different guy) I had gotten a sore throat. Is it just that I'm very sensitive? Or is this a sign that I am infected? I have not been sick since the... Read more »