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Vaginal Secretions Scared To Get Tested

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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 living with me for 2 months has HIV. I need to know what kind of precautions should I take with my kids and the family being around him?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...food, water, insects, animals, dishes, knives, forks, spoons, toilet seats, or anything else that doesn't involve blood, semen, vaginal fluids, or breast milk. You don't get HIV from feces, nasal fluid, saliva, sweat, tears, urine, or vomit,... Read more »

scared after possible exposure please respond

Hi Dr BobThis is the second mail.Once again ,I must commend you for all that you do.When I read... Read more »
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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 »

very scared. Please HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...went to the bathroom and i took off the condom their. After that I weared the same underwear. Later I realized that the woman vaginal fluid was all over the underwear and it touched my penus especially the opening part of the penus. Know i'm... Read more »

Scared and confused

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I had an encounter with a women 30 days ago. We did not have intercourse but she got vaginal secretions on me. 15 days afterward, I felt prickly all over. 20 days later and untill now, I feel like I have a sun burn on my Thighs and Read more »

Should i test again?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...only 1 day since the exposure, but ive had white dots come and go on my tounge. No serious symptoms, just scared. 1.Could the vaginal secretions on my hands transfer the virus into my body through touching my penis.(no sores or cuts on penis)? ... Read more »