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Touching Poop Worried I Have HIV

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HIV+ ROOMMATE/ WORRIED ABOUT OWN HEALTH

I am a 22-year old white female, I recently moved out of an apt I was sharing with an HIV+ roommate, who just found out he is positive 2 months ago. While I never thought of myself as the phobic type living with him made me really uncomfortable and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...manners!). I certainly understand why he's an "ex"-roommate. Despite the poop, the spittle and the diarrhea splatters, your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent. Neither poop (liquid or otherwise) nor spittle is considered a risk for... Read more »

Condom slippage - very worried

I had vaginal sex with an escort [who HIV status is unknown to me] with condoms on. While I was... Read more »

Please help, worried sick

Hi Dr, Im so worried that it is making me sick, I recently went for the first time to a lap dancing... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...(BIRD TURDS AS HIV SIGN FROM HEAVEN, 2009) Nov 11, 2009 or via commercials and advertisements ... C'mon Bob..No more BUSHIT!!! Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

... Read Part One of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 3, 2010. Panic Attack: AIDS Anxiety in HIVers -- "The Worried-Sicks" Recently I received the following post from "Apollo." It graphically demonstrates an AIDS-related Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. The nation logged Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Worry Conviction of Gay Couple in Malawi Could Hurt Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

...hamper the fight against AIDS," NPR reports. The piece examines the situation in other African countries and efforts to promote HIV prevention and treatment among MSM. "Gay people forced underground in Africa are unlikely to seek counseling and... 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
...general health and all the std's. I went to see my doctor yesterday. Everything came back fine with the 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.... Read more »

Worried after multiple encounters

Posted by worriedOZ, 2 Replies
...Hi. I am 24 male who always plays safe. I had never really been concerned about HIV before but my anxiety kicked in after having a very sexually driven weekend a couple of weeks ago. I received oral sex from 5 Read more »

PLEASE help! Rash, no fever...worried SICK

Posted by molls1992, 4 Replies
...from what I KNOW of him, he hasn't been with anyone other than me for over a year, and is 100% heterosexual. I just had an HIV test in April after being with him....NEGATIVE. But now after this last instance, I've developed a HORRIBLY itchy... Read more »