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Tingling In Fingers After Touching Dried Blood Worried I Have HIV

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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of good health care. Lab testsare important tools that help you
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Badda Bing Dude Again

Thank you for answering my question. I was really scared about being fingered with that bit of precum. The precum being on the finger is not the same as if it was a cock precumming in me? My hands/fingers have just started trembling and feel very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello "Badda Bing Dude Again,"My assessment and advice have not changed. See below.As for symptoms such as ". . . hands/fingers trembling and feeling very weak . . ." and "thumbs that keep going crazy," yes, I'm quite confident these are anxiety... Read more »

THANK YOU (Fresh blood- scared and worried)

Hey Doc, THANK YOU for replying to my message and thank you for making me feel better.Thank you for all the work you do and for helping so many people. Doc, you have a great personality and a great sense of humour - we South Africans like a "lekker"...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...The situation is as follow:I was at a friends place and I was helping a lady in the kitchen to cook food. The lady had cur her finger on a knife and it was bleeding, and about a minute later she poured me a drink. This is where my worries come... Read more »

"reposted per your request, Dr. Bob,"

Dear Dr. Bob, I couldnt help but repost my question since u sympathized with me and told me that u will answer me even if it is a repeated question. I sent u as a foreigner who lives in the state who has fears about being HIV positive.I will try to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(a fictitious name) told me that, in order to avoid revealing his identity, he had to get his father to put his name to the blood test. Mamdouh says the worst thing facing people like him is that they have no one to talk to about their ordeal. He... Read more »

Welcome back Dear Doc and Thanks (From your Egyptian friend)

Dear Dr. Bob, I just wanted to let u know that I missed u so much for the last 2 weeks, it felt really strange,sad and empty not having u around, I hope u enjoyed ur trip to France. I also wanted to thank u for answering my question "reposted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that has been there for almost a month now, kinda got better but still there, it hurts when i poke under my axilla (about 3 fingers down from my nipple right on the ribs) and a little bit lateral to the nipples. later i felt discomfort in my... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...people will simply and easily fight them off. My soles are getting sweaty as well when I have shoes on and off. The skin under my fingers has become reddish for about half the nail size. My palms and feet soles have become soft as well. I am... Read more »

worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
...was kind of like sand grinding on my foot,i was wearing slippers,I checked my feet to see if there were any puncture wounds or blood,i didnt see any blood,so i tried to ignore this,but then 20 minutes later i started to become paranoid and i went... Read more »

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 »

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 »