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Too Scared To Get Tested After Pubic Hair

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One eyed pirate

dear doctor Bob,I would like to ask if i should be worried and if i need to test.I went out with some friends at a restaurant and went to wash my hand at the restroom before eating,while i was about to wash my hands i pressed the soap dispenser and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...testing is warranted. If it were warranted, yes, you would have to wait until the three-month mark for a definitive result.4.Your fears are unwarranted and irrational. Relax Max. You're fine.Finally, did you have to pay extra for a juice drink... Read more »

MY LIFE IS IN DANGER!

First of all, I would like to thank you for all the marvellous advice and solutions you have given... Read more »

Doc...hair loss pls pls reply....

Hi...doc...im so scared since it seems as if im loosing my hair...i was infected last... Read more »
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The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...can happen for any number of reasons, including guilt, stress or obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears about HIV are legitimate and when they're not. Keep in mind that, if you're worried that something you did put you... Read more »
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folliculitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...area (that WAS diagnosed my a doc), but i think that was from friction from wearing tight pants... but this thing on my leg scares me. It's not a bug bite.... I don't know what it is, and I know folliculitis can be linked with HIV. I tested, but... Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by ann666, 1 Reply
...hadn't had time to pick her things up. We went to bed, I gave him oral unprotected an notices a sore near the border of his pubic hair way up top. He said it was just a scratch he got. I told him I was no longer in the mood to have sex, he kept... Read more »

fears about being tested

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...about this with even my closests friends. I know from all of the research I've done that I am still at low risk. However, the fear of having contracted HIV is stressing me out. It's becoming an obsession. I am married as of 4 months ago, which is... Read more »

I am going crazy ..plz help me(Gman, Telsa)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...idiot. I had sex with this guy I met from New York and I am going crazy. Back in April, I had pain time to time in my bikini pubic hair area and it wasn't a on-going pain..it just came every now and then. Like in the shower when I rubbed the... Read more »