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Touching Anus Scared I Have AIDS

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...drenched in a cold sweat. In short, your mind can convince you that you have HIV when you don't. This 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 at risk for HIV, no matter how "out there" you might think your action was, it's pretty much...
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HIV Risk with Precum Through Underwear

Hi Dr. Frascino - I am scared to death and I will more than happy make a donation to your wonderful organization. I had a massage performed my a male massage therapist who performed the massage in his underwear. He got on top of me and began to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Scared to Death in Orlando,Relax Max. You are fine. The HIV-acquisition risk from a hot male rub-a-dub-dub guy grinding his pre-cum-soaked-underpants-covered Read more »

FINGERS, TONGUES, RASH, FEAR

Hello Dr. Bob,I just made a donation to your fine organization www.concertedeffort.org.I had an experience with someone, I later found out was a professional Dom.During a passionate date, she and I french kissed and she both gave me a hand job and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,French kissing, a handjob and some backdoor finger action are not considered to be significant risks for acquiring HIV, even if your date was with Helga the Dominatrix!Your five-inch small rash is not at all worrisome for or suggestive of HIV... Read more »

Im so scared (CASUAL CONTACT, 2010)

I am 29 years old with 3 children and a husband. I just found out today that my father who has been living with me for 2 months has HIV. I need to know what kind of precautions should I take with my kids and the family being around him?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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 »

Young and scared

I know many people donate to this site when asking a question, but I am very young and dont have a credit card or much money, just a fear. My uncle, who has hiv as well as aids, came over today and used my bathroom. about 4 hours later, I went into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...THANK YOU...you opended my mind (HIV TRANSMISSION, CASUAL CONTACT) Oct 23, 2007 I wrote to you about 3 to four days ago about my fear of contracting hiv by casual contact with my father. Well, I just want to thank you for making me see how wrong... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...MSM is warranted. They cite the small number of positive cases, the shortage of facilities for follow-up procedures, and the fear, cost and pain involved in pursuing small cell changes, called dysplasias. In addition, most health insurance... Read more »
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HIV Frontlines: In Newark, N.J., an HIV/AIDS Advocate Finds New Ways to Reach LGBT African Americans

...tested, the reality is that their result may not be negative. There you go. There you go. You know what? And that's a real fear. And it's a reality. One of the things we try to do here is prepare people to go take the test. We also try to have... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...including: Limited access to health care due to lack of insurance and/or transportation Unstable housing Fear of partner (domestic) violence Other responsibilities such as child care or caring for a sick partner ... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...careprovider. Although lactic acidosis is life-threatening, it is very rare. The point oflearning about lactic acidosis is not to scare you. It's to help you be awareof what's going on in your body. That way, if you recognize any symptoms... Read more »
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scared what if driving me nuts...

Posted by sadman, 3 Replies
...can't stop thinking what if...Please help. Here are my three what ifs: During sex I didn't cum so I removed the condom and she touched me until I came. However, during intercourse the condom rolled up slightly for a second maybe an inch from... Read more »

Worried

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...around 220 bucks, and I intend to go to the doctor as soon as possible and get tested for each and every possible STD. But my fear is not for syphillis, gonorrhea or any of the curable diseases, or for the incurable herpes for that matter, cause... Read more »

Armpit rash?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Please anyone help me. I am scared to death. I have had a deep fear of HIV for (yeah, I know) over two years now and am too scared to be tested. Anyways, I am 24 years old, a bi male who has done: Read more »

HIV Anxiety...AGAIN

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am a 30 year old female who has suffered from the fear of HIV since I was date raped at age 20. Since then, I've had two long-time relationships (both safe) and a few short-term partners, Read more »