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Touching Blood Worried I Have HIV

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Fresh Blood - I am so scared and Worried

Hey DocThank you for all the work you do. I think it is amazing that you go out your way to help people. Please help me with my stress. The situation is as follow:I was at a friends place and I was helping a lady in the kitchen to cook food. The...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Do you need to worry? Nope! Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent.Thanks for your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Read more »

THANK YOU (Fresh blood- scared and worried)

Hey Doc, THANK YOU for replying to my message and thank you for making me feel better.Thank you for... Read more »

Is it possible to get HIV like this? Worried!!! HELP!

I hope to donate money to your good cause. 8 years ago when I was in 3rd grade, this 3rd grade girl... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
The Body

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

...demonstrates an AIDS-related panic attack as well as the anxiety that can be brought on by an HIV/AIDS diagnosis and disclosure worries. HELP ... I don't know what's happening to me Aug 20, 2010 Whether genetically, biologically or... Read more »
The Body

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

...medical literature, including (1) a postal worker in New York who refused to deliver mail to a public health clinic caring for HIV/AIDS patients, because he feared acquiring the disease from their letters and (2) a dude in the UK who routinely... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
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worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
...really having problem getting on with life right now,i am becoming paranoid,i want to take a test to check for hepatithis and HIV but the windows of 3 months is too long,and my paranoia is making it hard to get on with my everyday life,i dont... Read more »

Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...exception of 2 things. My hiv results hadn't come in but she said this is normal because they have to mail that test. Still, that worries me. She also told me i tested "reactive" to Hepatitis C. My range was very low though. Anything over 1.00 is... Read more »

worried. PLEASE answer

Posted by jkkljhklj, 1 Reply
...mine touched my chin and afterwards when i pushed my chin on paper, i found a couple period sized red dots. what would b the hiv risk if those dots weren't my blood but blood that was hiv+? what if blood was on his hand from a doorknob and it got... Read more »

Umm worried over last night

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...using my shirt sleeve to wipe off sweat. Is there a chance that his blood could have gotten in my eyes and infected me if he was HIV positive? Read more »