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Too Scared To Get Tested After Foreplay

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Sex Education Classes Scarred Me For Life; I am a nervous wreck. (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER CONVINCED THEY HAVE HIV, 2010)

Hi Dr. Frascino,First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to respond to my question(s). As others have already noted, you have a great sense of humor. I thoroughly enjoy reading your responses to the others' questions; they are not only...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can't believe your "near paranoia." What do you mean "near"??? Sweetie, it seems to me those sex education classes not only scared the bejesus out of you, but they also turned you into a certified fluffernutter. ". . . I have essentially already... Read more »

Burning urination after using fleshlight. (FLESHLIGHT FEARS, 2010)

I bought a new fleshlight and used it with some warming lubricant. A day or so later I developed a... Read more »

Scared straight? 3 Years of fear - followed your advice - Please read Bob.

Possible exposure on Sept. 29, 2006 at 12:30 AM.Elevated liver enzymes in Feb 2007. Negative B, C,... Read more »
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The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and don't feel that you have to tell everyone right away (see The Well Project's info sheet on disclosure ). But don't let fear of being judged cause you to isolate yourself and not talk to anyone. If it is hard to tell family and friends at... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" forum on safe sex and HIV prevention is flooded with tons of questions every day. It's normal to be scared, especially if you don't know much about HIV. But that is why it is important to educate yourself: so you... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...applications. Let's say you are an immigrant who has tested HIV positive. Besides worrying about testing HIV positive, you also fear what will happen to you because you are not a U.S. citizen. You may wonder whether your immigration status will... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Read more »
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Please Help, Confused and scared...

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...condom on. She then had one with her and puts it on me. We then had intercouse with the condom no lube. I was very nervous and scared. It was breif. Soon after we were done I quickly went to throw out the comdom which I dont think broke. and took... Read more »

Husband is + I am - and feel so alone

Posted by Jen1, 7 Replies
My husband of 5 years just found out that he is positive. My initial test was negative and my 6 week check was also negative. At his first appointment we found out that his viral load was 460,000 and his CD4 was 20. He was placed on medication... Read more »

Broken Condom-Scared Out of My MInd!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...he had precum during foreplay. He had no doubt in his mind that he was negative. And keep reassuring me of this. I am too scared to get tested because I think I may do something drastic if the results are positive. I am so scared and would... Read more »

scared ..please help could i be infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...him stop...i posted a similar question earlier but noone responded so thought i would try again...please ease my worries im so scared Read more »