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Too Scared To Get Tested After Having Sex During Period

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Could my first 2 HIV tests be wrong?

When I moved to China 3 years ago I have been with the same women. When I started working here I had to take an HIV test and it came back negetive. The second year I had to be tested again and I was still negetive. I am changing schools agin and I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Perhaps asking for clarification from an HIV specialist physician in your area could clear this up without the need for additional testing. If you've had absolutely no HIV exposure risk, there is no way you could have contracted the virus. This... Read more »

in FEAR and SCARED

Dear: Dr.BobThank you for all that you do, to answer our questions. Maybe you can answer, some of... Read more »

I am Scared ..Pls Help Doc

Doc..! i had my first sex intercourse with my aunty for 3 months from feb 20 2009 to may end... 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 »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...everybody to get tested regularly for HIV, if they have sex or use injection drugs. It's completely normal to get nervous, scared or even a little paranoid when you think you've put yourself at risk for HIV. An HIV test -- taken at least six... Read more »
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unrealistic fear????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...had oral sex and he came in my mouth. I spit it right way. I am scared I might get HIV never did that before I was drunk Help my fear thank you Read more »

scared still

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...they are still swollen in a month he wants to send me for a biopsy. I'm terrified. HIV crosses my mind and I try to chase the fear away with the neg test results at hand. Should I test again, as I am at the 13 weeks, or would that be irrational?... Read more »

Scared to get tested!!! Need Advise Please

Posted by elen, 4 Replies
...semen (I always had protected sex) We broke up, but I still have no courage to go get tested !!! Do I have any reason to be soo scared? If he was positive, can you get HIV from the very first time? Please advise. Read more »

Can't fight the fear! I'm scared sick.....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...7,8.5,11 and 15 weeks. 7week was with home access and the rest were with specialized testing! All were negative. I am still scared shitless! I called my local health dept and they said that they would do a test before 6mos if I insisted but that... Read more »