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Touching Scratch On Skin Scared I Have HIV

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since this fom existes u r almost a family member to me. Can you just reply to me? (ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF RECURRENT IRRATIONAL HIV FEARS, 2010)

Dear Dr Bob,As promised I made my donation with ref nr.XXXXXXXXXX. Not much I know but i will donate again when I am available.I am very thankful that you replied my e-mail and gave the reassurance.I went to the pre-IVF testing with what you said in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...almost every query in your forum and you may say why the hell are you still writing to me but...i am sorry.Since 1996 I have that fear of HIV.I had many incidents that i perceived as exposure and you know perception is reality.I married in 2004... Read more »

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What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
...if I am being paranoid or have serious cause to be concerned about my exposure. About 5 weeks weeks after the incident, my skin started itching on its own and this has been going on into the 8th week. I have no rash, boils or anything else apart... Read more »

FINGER with DEEP CUT, PLEASE HELP PEOPLE<

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...my finger could have indirectly went into the cut (the cut was healing but I don't believe a scab was formed, just very pink skin and cut binded together) by either touching that finger or by that finger touching my thumb and then that other cut... Read more »

So worried about groin pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...with their vaginal liquids. This is scary because I have a fear that the virus may have penetrated through some tiny cuts in my skin or something. Also, I sometimes have unrelated itches along the sides of my testicles that I scratch - there may... Read more »

my situation

Posted by MPC, 2 Replies
...becoming a bit paranoid of eating at restaurants and touching people... Funny thing is, about 5 years ago, I had another HIV scare (encounter with prostitute), I totally panicked at first but afterwards I had to start dealing with my studies... Read more »