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Touching Feces Scared To Death

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Is A.I.D.S Contageous after death

iS A.I.D.S Contageous after death
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fluids:saliva tears blister fluidHIV is not present in the following body fluids (unless contaminated by visible blood):urine feces vomit sweatFinally, the lifespan of an HIV particle in the body is approximately 24 hours. Once a person dies, the... Read more »

HIV TRANSMISSION FROM DEAD BODY

I am a surgeon. I was working on a deadbody which was preserved in a refrigerator for 18 hours. As... Read more »

Eposed accidentally by cut during autopsy (HIV from CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2010)

I was doing the autopsy on 78yr male,died of Heart attack 10 days back and the body had been... Read more »
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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...needle that has been used by someone who is HIV positive. The myth: "HIV can be spread through tears, sweat, mosquitoes, pools, or casual contact." The reality: HIV can only be transmitted through infected blood, semen, vaginal... 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 »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...if you don't know much about HIV. But that is why it is important to educate yourself: so you don't have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in... 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 Read more »
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scared to death

Posted by thcml, 3 Replies
...rash which were all over my body ,sore throat ,cough for 3weeks and low heat ,diarrhea and so on.I was not a little frightened.I wanna kill myself.help me!!!!!! 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 »

scared to death

Posted by therigwelder, 2 Replies
...napkin then wiped my penis with a napkin and i am not sure if it was a clean napkin or the one she removed the condom with.i am scared to death that i contracted hiv from her she is a sex worker.i was married for 25 yrs and havent had intercourse... Read more »

Scared To Death Of Death

Posted by DaveyBoy, 6 Replies
...Being HIV positive has its woes for sure. When I first found out I had HIV (early 90s), all I could think was poor me, I cannot deal with this, what can I do, what do I care to do? I got so depressed and confused. Things got worse and I wound Read more »