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so many symptoms, i am scared to death!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i went on holiday 7 months ago to the uk. one stupid, unfortunate night i got really drunk and had unprotected sex with a guy in northern ireland. as soon as i got back to n.america, i got an std test and pap done, but no blood test. i was clear... Read more »

Scared to death! Need some advice! *DELETED*

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Scared to death

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Now I am really scared. I just read what "billc" has written. I have the same Symptoms of left side of my face feeling soar and blood clots coming out everytime I blow my nose. I recently have been suffering from allergies from the pollens in the... Read more »

ARS symptoms, scared to death, please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have really been living a nightmare for the past 3 months, i posted in a couple of websites, but would like the feedback from the knowledgable people here. I am gonna make this short.
The exposures(3 to 4 times) prolonged french kissing, mutual... Read more »

Need Answer -- Scared to Death!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently I went into a preview booth at an adult video store. Never done this before. There was semen on the floor from the previous visitor (just 5 minutes before me). I did not contact the semen on the floor. However, I did sit on the bench in... Read more »
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Scared to death (will donate)

Hello Doctor Bob,I am really scared of contracting HIV through the blood draw procedures that I have done already five times for the past three months. All the five tests were done at the different places: one - at the hospital lab, another two - at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV-acquisition risk from getting blood drawn is nonexistent. Your fears are unwarranted and irrational. Your decision to seek the help of a mental health professional is an excellent one.Good luck.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Surgical Transmission 48 and Scared to Death

I don't know where to begin. I received word of HIV Positive after giving blood for a knee surgery 3 years ago in August of 1997. I was put on a triple therapy when undetectable of AZT, 3TC and Viracept. My reaction was horrible, with...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
There are different kinds of viral load assays. Both measure the same thing, that is, HIV RNA in blood plasma. One test uses PCR technology, the other uses bDNA technology. A viral load from the same sample will show somewhat different results,... Read more »

Please advise. scared to death

Hi Sir,I had sex with an escort 4 week befor with a latex condom which i am sure did not breakout during the act two times on the same day. after 2 weeks i had swollen nodes,dry cough and sore throat but what is still bad news is i got know the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Protected sex = no risk of HIV transmissionDW... Read more »

Scared to death..Oral sex

I got a cut on my penis becasue it got stuck on my zipper but it was not bleeding at all probably just a bruise. i got oral sex from my gf. should i be concerned? also at the same time i had a canker sore which is inside of my lip and i gave oral to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Should you be concerned??? About HIV? No! However, Dude, you got your kibble and bits caught in your zipper!?! Yeah, that's definitely something to be concerned about! OUCHAMAGOUCHA!Your HIV risk is minimal at best.However for your... Read more »
Mark S. King

Scared To Death

The very first man I had a crush on, when I was just a kid, wasn't entirely conscious. He was in a zombie trance. And his name was Quentin Collins. Quentin was a dreamy zombie in a scary, odd little television series called Dark Shadows. He was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas: No Longer a Death Sentence, AIDS Has Lost Power to Scare

In an era of robust AIDS therapy, just 20 of 900 HIV/AIDS patients seen by Wichita physician Donna Sweet died last year. Unfortunately, that good news means some people believe they can engage in risky sexual behavior and IV drug use without... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Libya Urges Bulgaria to Pay Blood Money to Lift Death Sentences on Medics in AIDS Case

Libya is calling on the Bulgarian government to negotiate the payment of a sum of money to win amnesty for six medics -- five Bulgarians and a Palestinian -- who were sentenced to death for allegedly infecting 400 Libyan children with HIV. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China Criticized Over High Death Rate of Blood Seller AIDS Patients

In announcing new estimates of China's HIV/AIDS epidemic today, the Health Ministry acknowledged a high AIDS mortality rate among those who contracted HIV through unsafe, government-approved plasma collecting stations. Of the 25,000 people who died... Read more »