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Touching An Open Scab Scared To Death

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Hopeless...please help.

Hi Dr.Bob, I've been anxiously waiting your reply to my previous question,and although you ignored mine, you answered several others that seemed even to me, a little silly. There are no questions concerning increased risk in pregnancy, I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...chapped lips form the cold along with a little cold sore from the cold too.I am so in distress I have been avoiding my family for fear of passing along this virus. My husband is now thinking other things about me because I will not get intimate... Read more »

Eh, What's up Doc? Please help...

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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 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 »
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AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...seems that minorities get less health care for the same reasons as anyone else: low income, inconvenient health care offices, fear of being sick, and so on. Attitudes about health care and health care providers were much less important. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...internal bleeding or you could bruise easily. People with HIV disease sometimes have a low platelet count, also called "thrombocytopenia." Taking HIV medications usually corrects this problem. Platelets are almost never so high that they cause... Read more »
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scared to death

Posted by thcml, 3 Replies
...and deep kissed her.I don't remember whether i washed my hand.Then i went to toilet and my hands which fingerd the girl touched my penis.After this exposure I experienced serious skin rash which were all over my body ,sore throat... Read more »

my brother is HIV positive...i have some questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...idea the things that go through my head. If he has a little scratch or something on his arm....i won't touch anything that he touched because of it. I think that "ohh, maybe I can catch it from that". The other night, we ordered food....I... Read more »

scared to death

Posted by therigwelder, 2 Replies
...just had protected sex at a massage parlor.and the guilt and fear is driving me nuts.t i applied the condom before i was ever touched.i do not think my penis had any cuts or wounds.several times my penis slipped from her vagina and i reinserted... Read more »

I'm SCARED to DEATH!

Posted by oscar, 2 Replies
...friends tonight. We were having a chat..and suddenly a spit from mouth a "high-risk" friend came into my mouth. There was an open injury (bleeding) in my mouth so when his spit came into my mouth, I'm scared it may have transmitted HIV. Read more »