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Too Scared To Get Tested After Swallowed Blood

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Beard Burned and Bummed (A test of your endurance)

Hi Dr. Bob,In case you decide not to make it through my overly long post I want to start by saying I think you are an amazing person. Thank you for all your hard work and efforts dealing with both this horrible epidemic and all the worried wells...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...agree your problem is primarily hypervigilance, hypochondria and anxiety resulting in your "downward spiral of depression and fear." To that list I would also add "guilt".I also agree with your belief that your "chances are very remote" for... Read more »


Im really scared. Well on may 25th i had a sexual encounter with a homosexual. He was 19 years of... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...2 to 4 months. What If Your Baby Is Positive? "I would like to know how to care for an HIV positive baby. Even though it scares me sometimes, it would prepare me to adjust my routine so it was all basic and normal." Very few children are now... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...HIV-negative, and avoid giving it to someone else if you are HIV positive. HIV is spread through the following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Blood Sugar and Fats

... Side Effects of Antiretroviral Medications? Blood Sugar Blood Fats See Fact Sheet 121 for information on the Complete Blood Count and Fact Sheet 122 for tests included Read more »
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I just recently tested Positive

Posted by Dakota, 4 Replies
I am so depressed and Stressed I am just at my end. I feel so alone and no one to talk too Read more »

I am very scared. Someone please help.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi everyone. I am a 22 year old female who is very scared. About 3 months ago I was kissing my new boyfriend while at a stop light in his car. Someone rear-ended us and I bit his lip. Read more »

so many symptoms, i am scared to death!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...nothing but terror and guilt. at this point i wouldn't even care if i was infected, as long as my boyfriend is safe. i am scared to death, and so, so guilty. ican't believe i've done this. can anybody help me?? Read more »

19 and scared!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and it was diagnosed as mononucleosis. it was one of the worst illnesses i've ever had in my life! since then i have been so scared since hiv can accompany mono. last week i went to go get tested. i won't know the results for another 2 weeks. the... Read more »