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Risk, worry & OCD

Yesterday I had protected (partial) receptive anal sex with a male masseur at a sauna. I don't know the HIV status of the masseur but he was fastidious in observed hygiene and condom usage. .He failed to properly penetrate me as I was too...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Brokeback Mountain with a studly masseur??? You're like the 3rd one this week!My assessment and advice remain the same to all:1.HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how.2."What if-ing" is nothing more than mental masturbation (without the... Read more »

Surgical resident with a worry

Hi dr bob. I have a question for u and I really hope that you answer me. I don't know who else to... Read more »

OCD medication causing false negative results?

I am one of the many people on this site who is obsessed by HIV and terrified of catching it. As a... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Are You a "Worried Well" Person?

...Many people are fearful that they have HIV, even though they are either at very low risk of infection, or have tested negative for HIV. The common term informally used Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

... Read Part One of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 3, 2010. Panic Attack: AIDS Anxiety in HIVers -- "The Worried-Sicks" Recently I received the following post from "Apollo." It graphically demonstrates an AIDS-related Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...illness that you begin believing God is sending you bad omens in the form of bird poop ... SIGNS FROM HEAVEN (BIRD TURDS AS HIV SIGN FROM HEAVEN, 2009) Nov 11, 2009 or via commercials and advertisements ... C'mon Bob..No more... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. The nation logged Read more »
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So worried - 3 month test next week post-PEP

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
...and my memory has some gaps. Although the one perpetrator was white British/European, he was a stranger, so I do not know his HIV status. I received internal injuries from the assault, which left me bleeding, and external injuries on my body... Read more »

HIV WORRY NO HELP

Posted by NoLife, 2 Replies
...hi :) Back in 1998 i saw an escort. About 4 weeks later i had the ARS symptoms ( muscle stiffness shivers etc) and that persisted maybe a week and then i was fine, hence i didntworry about it anymore. I had my first UTi in 2000. Read more »

Cobal

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How did cobal and the people fight and swear, what started this ? Read more »

help me worried sick ... can do it anymore

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...dumb) thats the one im really worried about cause i really know him.thats been about a year and a half is it possiable i have hiv. i've posted other places they say 3 penatractions really isent at a high risk...... pleae help me im so worried... Read more »