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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...it's pretty much guaranteed that other people have worried about the same thing. In fact, TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" forum on safe sex and HIV prevention is flooded with tons of questions every day. It's normal to be scared, especially if you don't know much about HIV. But that is why it is important to educate yourself: so you don't have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't...
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Please help a scared MSW student!!

Thank you for taking the time to answer my question, I am literally losing my mind. I am a master's social work student and can't quiet my mind long enough to do the enormous amount of reading I am assigned! So your help is saving my sanity,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...help.Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Your problem is psychological (psychiatric), not virological! HIV is not your problem; fear of HIV is.Responding to your specific questions:1. If you had untreated HIV disease, the chances you would be... Read more »

HIV, allergies and other possible indicators of infection

Hi Dr. Bob,I apologise if this is in the wrong forum but because of the different aspects in the question I didn't know which one to put it in. My question is related to the likelyhood of me contracting HIV (I'm really trying to get things straight...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...help.Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Your problem is psychological (psychiatric), not virological! HIV is not your problem; fear of HIV is.Responding to your specific questions:1. If you had untreated HIV disease, the chances you would be... Read more »

Please help me to find out if I have got infected by HIV

Hi Robert, Could you please help me out. I had sex with a sex worker(unknown HIV status) with condom a week ago. She did oral sex with condom. after that I had vaginal sex with condom ? I got cold and bit of fever now. I started worried if I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...depression and fluffernutterness. I urge you to get the help you need without further delay.Good luck. HIV is not your problem; fear of HIV is!Dr. BobIs it better not to know? ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2009) Sep 16, 2009The... Read more »

$50 Donation For Question On Weird Oral Sex Part 2

Link:http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q201798.htmlHi Dr Bob, I want to thank you for answering my previous question regarding oral sex and masturbation. During my oral sex and masturbation sessions, I made 100% sure that the condom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the same, OK?Dr. Bob$50 Donation For Question On Weird Oral SexJun 1, 2009 Dr Bob, Scott from NJ. Im writing to you because Im scared and confused. Really hope you will be able to help me. Last month, I was staying in Thailand and did some stupid... Read more »
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Myths About HIV

...story or an idea that is not true. In dealing with HIV, it's important to know reality from myth. Believing myths can result in fear, in denial, and even in damage to your health. Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment The myth: "HIV doesn't... Read more »
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Let's Talk About Safer Sex: A Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Primer for Providers

...mortified and others titillated; but truly, patients want to discuss their sexual practices, but are afraid to bring them up for fear of judgment -- real or perceived. You may be younger, older, or of a different sexual orientation than your... Read more »
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Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

... Older HIV+ women usually are invisible and isolated, keeping their diseasesecret from friends and even family. They are afraid to admit they have HIVbecause of the stigma. Due to the lack of awareness of HIV in the older population... 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 »
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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 »

afraid to kiss

Posted by jessi_babe_xoxo, 2 Replies
...I have known this guy for so long who has aids, and i like him and he likes me. but i am afraid to do anything with him, even kiss him. i know that kissing is one of the lowest risks to get aids, but i am so scared about Read more »

Scared....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...HI, i just had one question. I live with someone who has HIV, and it really scares me cause i think that somehow i could catch it. please tell me if there is ANY way that i could catch it just from being in Read more »

I'm scared to be near my best friend hiv+

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am hoping some real life stories will help me with my fears. My longtime friend told me he is hiv + and now I'm afraid to be near him. I have read that casual contact is not a risk so I suck up my fears and pretend everything is the same when I Read more »