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Too Scared To Get Tested After Touching Poop

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The accuracy of OraQuick/Orasure? Cant even mini woo hoo?? (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK ORAL TESTS, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob,I just did a rapid OraQuick or Orasure, not sure. The doc swabbed my lower and upper gums, not sure if they swabbed my cheeks, but he swabbed it very quick (I am sure not more than 1-2min) and I am not sure if it more than 1 min and I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. The results will undoubtedly be negative, but if it helps to put your irrational fears permanently to rest, it may be worth the effort psychologically.I'll reprint your original question below.Dr.... 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?

...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 »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

... Read Part Two of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 23, 2010. Fear of an Epidemic Resulting in an Epidemic of Fear: The Worried-Wells Imagine being so frightened of contracting an illness that you begin believing God is sending you bad omens 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 »
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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 »

23 and just got tested + not sure what life has

Posted by Anonymous, 36 Replies
Hey, I am 23 and just found out i have HIV and sure to start treament soon(cd4 197 -VL19.000). I keep asking my self and god, why start, what can life have to offer me now with this virus, I have so many desisions to make i just cant decide what is... Read more »

Tested Postive 9/4 - scared and confused

Posted by sacinsc, 8 Replies
...no one to talk to about what is going on, im afraid and really dont want anyone, not even my mother to hug or touch me. I fear that I wasnt able to find somoene to even date before I was positive and now I can officially give up hope on that... Read more »

So Scared....

Posted by vern, 2 Replies
...(so it seems the neurological symptoms have started). Since the neurological symptoms have started, I have been feeling like crap and weak and dizzy. I would have never thought that gettng a blowjob could lead to this. Perhaps she may have... Read more »