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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...drenched in a cold sweat. In short, your mind can convince you that you have HIV when you don't. This 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 at risk for HIV, no matter how "out there" you might think your action was, it's pretty much...
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Please Help - Need to Ovecome Fear of Testing

Hi Dr. Bob. I'm utterly stressed and it's a bit overwhelming that I ever put myself in a postion to think I should write. I'm a married middle-aged straight female with two girls, who a little over five years ago was under enormous stress and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...multiple hypothetical situations (no ejaculation, newly infected, etc.).You ask that I tell you to suck it up and face your fear because you need to get tested. OK. Here you go: "SUCK IT UP. FACE YOUR FEAR. GET TESTED!"You ask what makes you so... Read more »

HIV ARS Fears

Hello Dr. Frascino, Let me start off by congratulating you for not only being an amazing professional, but a truly wonderful person. Its amazing what one can learn from reading your written responses. I have actually read through most of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Scared and Foolish Boy,". . . if you feel you need more information please contact me." No, I certainly don't need more information. Read more »

fear of contacting hiv , pls send me the web address i must send my donation to your foundation."resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum."

Hi Dr Bob i m visiting your website regularly, this is the only web site up to me, can anyone get their information for their relevant questions, fears and questions. Thanks a lot Bob you are doing wonderful job. Recently i went to strip club, in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Bodacious Boobs.The only reason for you to get an HIV test (and this is reason enough) is to put your totally unwarranted HIV fears permanently to rest. Sure, I'll send you my good-luck karma (sent!), but in reality you don't need it. Spend some... Read more »

Dear doctor I dont know what else to do or what to believe i am living my life in fear destroying my relationships 3

Dear Doctor,Thank you for replying I have been living in fear from traumatizing event in my life. I feel that I would get hiv from everyday doings. Three recent incidents have mad me go crazy. 1) I had a rapid finger prick hiv test last month and it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'll be brief, because your fears are unwarranted and irrational.1.Needles and lancets used for HIV testing are never reused, even if the tester is sarcastic!2.Dipping Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...health care provider and obstetrician if you are HIV positive If you protect yourself in these ways, you do not need to be afraid of getting or passing HIV by casual contact. Remember, HIV is not transmitted by: Hugs Dancing Sharing food... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...feelings about their body and their health. It may be difficult to feel attractive and have a normal romantic relationship. Fear of transmitting HIV can cause an excess of caution. This might even stop all sexual activity. Review the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...insect, the insect does not become infected and cannot transmit HIV to the next human it bites. There also is no reason to fear that a mosquito or other insect could transmit HIV from one person to another through HIV-infected blood left on its... 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 »
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HIV fear

Posted by oen111, 2 Replies
...safer hand I have tested four times by Tridot ELISA ( used in india).At present i dont have any complications.But iam living in fear, beacuse the follwing three questions disturbing me day and night. 1) eventhough i have done protected sex ,two... Read more »

Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
...Dear Expert, I am new to this forum! Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you! I am scared over the incident told below! Recently, I was diagnosed with hemorrhoids so I always wipe off my vagina and anus after urinating. Read more »

HIV fear induced coma!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the high counts reveal a Viral infection so now I fear I am late converting and the count is high as my body fights back. I am scared to death to test again. I feel I have it now forsure and have panic attacks. I don't know what I am looking for... Read more »

Scared....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...being in the same house with them. i don't want to be distant towards them, but that's what i find myself doing. i'm just so scared that i could maybe catch something. so can someone PLEASE answer my question. thank you so much!! Read more »