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Touching Skin Scared To Death

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Scared to Death of Togo

I traveled to Togo Africa for work recently ( 2 trips). I was aware that they are number 5 in the owrld for hiv. I was scared to death to touch any women. My first trip I gave in at the end, due to lack of food, and basicaly a subconcouis death...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...during your recent business trips to Togo, because there is a high prevalence of HIV/AIDS in that country. But despite these fears, on your very first trip you hooked up with a hooker because you were hungry and had a "subconcouis" death wish???... 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 »
Articles
Duke University Press

The Psychological Epidemic

...wrong. Anxiety may be completely unfocused on specific things or events, or it may be narrower but still generalized, as in fear of leaving the house or being in crowds. It may also have a very specific focus, as in the fear of bridges or... Read more »
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 »
Terri Wilder

Working in the Frontlines of the HIV Pandemic Since 1989

...Georgia and found a brochure ... one brochure, announcing an AIDS-related workshop. One brochure changed my life. I was so scared to go to this event by myself that I asked my dad to go with me. My grandfather had just died and I felt like I... 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 »
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scared to death

Posted by thcml, 3 Replies
...and deep kissed her.I don't remember whether i washed my hand.Then i went to toilet and my hands which fingerd the girl touched my penis.After this exposure I experienced serious skin rash which were all over my body ,sore throat... 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

Posted by therigwelder, 1 Reply
...napkin i dont know if it was the same napkin she took the condom off with.i dont think the condom was broken anywhere but now im scared ive contracted hiv i am hoping what im feeling is just guilt and remorse this was my first experience outside... Read more »

anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... * Emotional blunting * Emotions feel wrong * Frequently feel like crying for no reason Fears * A heightened fear of what people think of you * Afraid of being trapped in a place with no exits * Constant feeling of being... Read more »