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Tingling In Fingers After Touching Vaginal Secretions Worried I Have HIV

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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 HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's basically no chance that whatever you did resulted in you getting HIV. If you're curious about whether specific sexual acts are riskier than others, check out...
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Weirdest story? please help! donation on the way!

Hi Dr. Bob, Ive been reading your forum on this site so I am hoping (more like praying!) that you read this and can tell it to me like it is.About 8 weeks ago, a friend and I (friends HIV status unknown) spent the night together and we hooked up,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to that topic in the archives of this forum.3. HIV is something we should all be cognizant of, but should you be "seriously worrying" about it as a consequence of your recent trysts? No. If you feel you've placed yourself at risk for HIV, you... Read more »

Cut on the finger - worried father (your advice is life saving medicine to me)

Dear Doctor,I had unprotected oral sex around three years back and I have done HIV test(after six months of the exposure)and the result was negative.Recently I had very bad fever/sore throat which made me worried about my HIV status. Two days back I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...suggest you consider getting psychological or psychiatric help so that you can confront and conquer these totally unwarranted HIV worries.Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

Worried & Married stupid man fingered a Sexworker

Dear Bob. I have read your answers for a long time and found lots of usefull information. Why I am still very very worried? It may be a reason.... hopefuly no... I should say Worried!! frightened !!Married!!. The fact is: I am a 39 years old man...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

Fingering Worry

Hello Dr. Bob,Glad to see you're back after a few days off. Hope you had a nice time away.This is my 2nd time posting this question: About 6 weeks ago I had an encounter where I met a girl in a bar, she picked me up and we went back to my place. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and HIV is a virus, a totally different type of germ and a totally different type of infection.Do I think you have anything to worry about? No, your risk is negligible to nonexistent. However, if you are worried, and from your multiple postings... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...seroconversion past 14 months since tests negative.All doctors I have seen have said I am conclusively negative and should stop worrying. Please comment on my worries that i could be infectedwith an undetectable new strain. Read more »

worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
...but me and my friend didnt really bother about them at all,and then they came back after a while from the other direction,they touched me and my friend's hips and walked off,one of them turned around sticking his or her tongue out at us i am... 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 »

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 »