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Touching Pubic Hair Afraid I Have AIDS

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MY LIFE IS IN DANGER!

First of all, I would like to thank you for all the marvellous advice and solutions you have given to scared people like me. When I read what you say to others I just want to kiss you through the web. I am a 17 year old Nigerian boy (young and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...oil-based products on latex condoms!So you had a potential HIV exposure during the summer of 2009. Why are you letting the "fear of having HIV ruin (your) life" now a full 1.5 years later? If you're old enough to have sex, you're old enough to... Read more »

I am the Woman you Helped before with a Son -- Please Help Once More

Dr. Bob,Here I am again, I am the woman that told you about my son being OCD along with a few other... Read more »

Irrational fears: they don't have to control you.

You've heard from me before and I swore to myself that I'd never bother you again, but -- I have a... Read more »
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The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...affect the risk of HIV infection. Some Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected out of fear of discrimination. The stigma around homosexuality adds to prevention challenges (e.g., traditional gender roles... 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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I feel so scared and afraid and i need someone

Posted by hedreanna1983, 5 Replies
...stopped taking my meds, after having great labs for all 3 years now they are going downhill and i feel like i dont care. I am scared because i dont know how to deal anymore. Please i need someone to talk to. Someone who knows what its like to... Read more »

white pubic hairs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, recently some of my pubic hairs seem to have a white coating on them. Like, the hair is dead or something. It seems to grow with the follice as well. I've Read more »

Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »

Loss of Pubic Hair

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is loss of pubic hair a symptom of ARS/HIV? Does anybody know? Read more »