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Too Scared To Get Tested After Getting Head

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scared of testing (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2009) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010) (CONSEQUENCES OF LATE DIAGNOSIS, 2010)

Hey....I am thirty years old..have never done an hiv test.....found someone who is just remarkable....who insist that we have one done before we become intimate......he did his today it was negative.....but I'm scared to death in doing mine......I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...everyone being virally enhanced yourself with no one going out of their way to help you with your worries and fears. Maybe I have a fear of dying over all? because I'm 26 and relatively healthy I just wish I could bury my mum and live to middle... Read more »
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Since When Is the Expression of Fear and Ignorance a Basic American Right?

...treatment, rather seeking the truth about my own diagnosis until it was almost too late. I was caught up in my very own mix of fear and denial -- I was completely scared that people would abandon me, simply because I had HIV. I had to be... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Are You a "Worried Well" Person?

...on HIV tests? Are your fears of having HIV interfering with your day-to-day life, especially on an ongoing basis? Has your fear of HIV began to interfere with your relationships, your job, your home life, your school work, etc.? Have you... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Experts Pushing for Rapid HIV Testing

...report next month illustrating the reliability of rapid testing. Rapid tests are close to 100 percent accurate, said Mark Stoove, head of the Burnet Institute's HIV/AIDS program. Stoove has been engaged by a Sydney-based advocacy group to... Read more »
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Who Knew So Few T Cells Could Accomplish So Much?

...have some unspoken bond, that if we worked together, we would be better off? Read more ... Since When Is the Expression of Fear and Ignorance a Basic American Right? August 25, 2009 All these conversations about health care just keep... Read more »
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I tested positive 2 days ago... im scared.

Posted by Unlucky2, 8 Replies
...she will kill her self (she really would) i dont know what to do i dont know whats going to happen to me.... im so lost and scared!!!! anyone want to talk to me??? Read more »

Just took the test......Scared

Posted by Anxious222, 2 Replies
...Hi, I have tried to dismiss my fears and to no avail. I have lost 10 lbs in two weeks, I can't sleep, I can't concentrate, I'm a mess. I decided to take charge Read more »

OK Folks I am heading off to get tested

Posted by ExWorryWart, 2 Replies
...I will post my results as soon as I have them and have access to my laptop. I will get tested approximately around 5:20 PM CST and results around 5:40 PM CST Thank you all for your kind words Andy Read more »

afraid and waiting

Posted by 1234noone, 2 Replies
...am getting ahead of myself. Right now I'm terrified and the waiting is torture. Having the space to listen to other peoples fears and share my own has been helpful. I know we can stay strong together! peace and love Read more »