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Vaginal Sex Afraid I Have HIV

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Vaginal sex w/ + boyfriend

I have been searching through your archieves and I was unable to find anything regarding my specific situation, but if I missed it, I apologize.I am a woman and I am in a relationship with an HIV+ man. He has been very afraid of infecting me so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...horizontal mattress-mambo more frequently, it's certainly worth a try.Continue talking to your boyfriend's doctor regarding his fears about being intimate. Counseling may help.Regarding your HIV testing, I agree with you. Testing at the three-... Read more »

afraid even if protected sex with hiv husband

My husband is hiv positive and I am defenitely hiv negative, I finished all the check up, Praise... Read more »

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... 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 »
The Well Project

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 »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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 hurt to be sure you're negative -- in... Read more »
The Body

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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fears about being tested

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...about this with even my closests friends. I know from all of the research I've done that I am still at low risk. However, the fear of having contracted HIV is stressing me out. It's becoming an obsession. I am married as of 4 months ago, which is... 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 fear the worst. Could this be ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...on my chest and worked their way up to my neck before going away a few days ago. I haven't had a fever but right now I'm so scared I feel feverish. I've also had a yeast infection, and my period was 10 days late even though I got rid of the... Read more »

Had sex with HIV+ partner - Freaking out

Posted by bushyman, 3 Replies
...behaviors, I was at a lower risk although the possibility of infection could not be ignored. This was a one time event... I am so afraid. I tested negative at the baseline for HIV and for other STDs. Has anyone ever been in my predicament and got... Read more »