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Vaginal Fluid Afraid I Have AIDS

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(Donated 40) Father died of Aids, I had incident and scared.

Yes, firstly I have seeked counseling from when my father died. Terrible story, I was 18 and it was the 80's. He was on his deathbed and I hadn't seen him since I was 3. I refused to go see him for many reasons but aids was one of them. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...I'm glad you are seeking counseling (psychotherapy) to address unresolved issues about your dad and your ongoing unwarranted fears related to HIV/AIDS. Despite your less than compassionate response to your father's illness, don't be too hard on... Read more »

Im so scared (CASUAL CONTACT, 2010)

I am 29 years old with 3 children and a husband. I just found out today that my father who has been... Read more »

Ongoing fear

I look forward to seeing my hiv+ friend when I return from months of working away from home and it... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...tears, sweat, mosquitoes, pools, or casual contact." The reality: HIV can only be transmitted through infected blood, semen, vaginal fluids, and breast milk. The most common ways for HIV to be transmitted are through unprotected sexual... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids must come in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...Sheet 150 for current information on how HIV is transmitted. Transmission can only occur if someone is exposed to blood, semen, vaginal fluid or mother's milk (see Fact Sheet 611 ) from an infected person. There is no proven case of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...up on the test. The viral load test measures virus in the blood. It doesn't tell you about virus in sexual fluids (sperm or vaginal fluids.) The viral load test result was for when your sample was taken, not today. Viral load can change... Read more »
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Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...seconds long, the virus if it was present would not have enough time to die and not pose a risk. I have been living with all sorts of fear and doubts for the past ten months. I am afraid to test in case I am really positive because of this... Read more »

HIV fear

Posted by oen111, 2 Replies
...inside the condom.my question is whther it is possible, during intercourse my uncovered area including hair get exposed with vaginal fluid and after intercourse , when i had removed the condom ,that uncovered part including hair may touch with... Read more »

Someone Please hear my voice. I really scared

Posted by wangwang, 2 Replies
...Aids) here is low risk unless the open sore is in contact with the vaginal or seminal fluid. I dont remember if there is any vaginal fluid in contact. Now very worried and I more worries because I feel tired easily and body itchy. I tested 7 days... Read more »

Vaginal fluid exposure - I am at risk ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...finger. Second I opened a bottle of water very carefully and took a drink while waiting to use the bathroom Now I am pretty scared. What if there was body fluid on my knuckle? (there should not be, but you never know) and what if I got a tiny... Read more »