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Touching Blood Afraid I Have HIV

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scared of testing (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2009) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010) (CONSEQUENCES OF LATE DIAGNOSIS, 2010)

Hey....I am thirty years old..have never done an hiv test.....found someone who is just remarkable....who insist that we have one done before we become intimate......he did his today it was negative.....but I'm scared to death in doing mine......I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...everyone being virally enhanced yourself with no one going out of their way to help you with your worries and fears. Maybe I have a fear of dying over all? because I'm 26 and relatively healthy I just wish I could bury my mum and live to middle... Read more »
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blood exposure- please help!

Posted by scared_elf, 2 Replies
...often open and sore. So I am so scared the blood on the page could have touched my nails. I also live in South Africa where HIV is really bad. Any thoughts or advice would be very much appreciated. Read more »

OCD, eye, and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...this, I through some water inside my eye. now I am afraid that if that stain was blood, then I may have become infected with HIV, because I touched the stain and then the water that went into my eye. Also I had some cuts in my hands resulting... Read more »

touching wet blood on floor

Posted by 613, 4 Replies
...These blood fears are sickening but here goes: About 6-7 months ago in capoeira class I was doing a hand stand and there was a spot of blood Read more »

Help for the Worried Warts

Posted by JonCage, 2 Replies
...have false body sensations that this has happened) This list is by no means complete. A common variation on the fear of get-ting AIDS is the fear of contracting it, giving it to someone else, and then having to live with the guilt... Read more »