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I Have An Hiv Aids Phobia

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    I Am Very Scared,what Should I Do ??please Help Me - Hello everyone,   My name is vik and i am 24 years old.I have always had an HIV phoebia since i turned 18.I have had...
    vikster24 vikster24 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 8, 2010

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    Aids Phobia - Ok first of all here is my story. Six weeks ago I had this one night "sex" encounter. I had MM and oral sex. I'm pretty sure that was all. I was worried that it might...
    quasimodo1492 quasimodo1492 22-25 2 Responses Jul 19, 2011

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    Living Over 20 Yrs Whit Hiv Been At Aids Doors Twice - hey all  am going to share my story whit you  as a symbol of hope for you guys ;-) was born aug 30 -65     was out in...
    hryrob hryrob 41-45 5 Responses May 10, 2012

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    Plz Answer I Am Afraid..!!!! - One of my friend tested Positive. And he is my room mate. From then the phobia started, I read a lot of online articles about HIV. I am not afraid...
    lotta123 lotta123 26-30, M 1 Response May 26, 2012

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    Hey - being born with hiv... my mom died when i was very young. Alot of family members made me feel bad. growing up family members would hide spoons and forks ... wouldnt want me...
    fashionave24 fashionave24 22-25 3 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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    Calm Me Down Pleaaaase - Ok, so this summer I have tryied having sex with two guys (not at the same time). Tried, and by that I mean just a little bit of penetration with a condom...
    notnownotever notnownotever 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2012

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    This hiv Phobia Is Ruining Me:-( - It began about 6 months ago.. I had gone through something traumatic.. and it seemed as if the switch tripped.. I became paranoid.. this hiv...
    babygirl026 babygirl026 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 21, 2013

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    I grew up in a science oriented family and i was always exposed to health news..unfortunately when I was little HIV was at it's highest peak and it seemed to be the discussion of...
    HIVmadnees HIVmadnees 22-25, F Dec 29, 2013

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    Going Crazy - So I KNOW I SHOULD JUST MOVE ON BUT I LIKE TO DRIVE MYSELF CRAZY.  I HAD PROTECTED SEX TWICE ONCE 4 MONTHS AGO AND ONE A MO RH AGO. I KNOW THERE WAS NO RISK BUT...
    John613 John613 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 27, 2009

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    This Is Killing Me...Literally !!!!!! - Hello Everyone, I am new here, it was finally nice to find a site with people that have the same fears I do. Everywhere else I have tried...
    3 Responses Feb 11, 2013

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    Living In Disbeleif - i live in a small town and everyone talks about everyone. i have heard that my ex was exposed to hiv while we were together. i dont have the facts all i know...
    jsmith3131 jsmith3131 31-35 3 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    Scared To Death - I was normal until this stupid mistake. I'm 23 ,white, very sweet, girl, that has her head on her sholders. There is just one thing. It all started April 9th...
    Astupidfear Astupidfear 22-25 1 Response Sep 11, 2011

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    I Just Want To Leave It Behind - This phobia started because I was very sick last year; nothing seemed to help, I was sick for about 4 months, I had all kind of exams, and I got...
    ImTheSearcher ImTheSearcher 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 12, 2012

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    Someone Help !!!! - Back story...I dated this guy for a little while in 2000. I knew his wife and child died during child birth in 1994. He didn't take any medication. I asked him...
    SolSkinn SolSkinn 31-35 3 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    Hey - who wouldnt have a phobia from this disease...we are still humans just like everyone else and we still have feelings
    fashionave24 fashionave24 22-25 1 Response Apr 16, 2012

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    Consequences For Guj Fobia - Friends I had foreplay with girl of unknown hiv status,this is of my first time after that from next day an wards started HIV fobia &mental depression...
    cymo cymo 22-25 1 Response Sep 27, 2012

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    I Know It Is Totally Irrational, But I Am Still Afaid Of Contracting It - I am a very conservative person. But I have very severe HIV phbia. I have being tested several times for...
    suntechniks suntechniks 41-45 4 Responses Apr 24, 2011

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    Hiv Phobia - It has started 6.5 years ago,i had protected sex and a body massage. I was extreamly obsessed about the fear that my penis would slip in during body massage. I went...
    Possy008 Possy008 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 15, 2013

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    Hiv Phobia - Ever since I was in school and first learned of hiv it bothered me. I went and started getting tested at age 13 before I even ever had sex several times I was tested...
    christine1112 christine1112 26-30 2 Responses Nov 19, 2013

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    Paranoid - I'm a 24 year old lesbian, who has been with the same bisexual partner for 3 years. We had talked about having an open relationship, but i didn't really know how i would...
    km000 km000 22-25 Nov 17, 2011

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    Hiv Phobia Creating Symptoms - I have suffered from this anxiety for 2 years now. Three different incidents each time more far fetched than the last (that's what the drs and my...
    Anxietyhasme Anxietyhasme 18-21 2 Responses Dec 20, 2011

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    I Keep Getting Blood Tests In Case - Ive been told it can lay dormant for at least 8 or more years ... so since the date rape... I have had test after test after testwhat if he...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 19, 2012

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    Ok I know this is going to sound silly, but I don't just hate grocery shopping. I am legitimately SCARED of grocery stores. Being in a grocery store to me is like being trapped in...
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    People phobia. If you meet me in real life maybe I won't be able to even make eye-contact when I'm nervous.
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    I have multiple phobias and it really affects my life. When I tell people about them, they think it's ridiculous and that I'm being a baby. But these things really do bother and...
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    Ever since I was a kid I have been terrified of butterfly's because when I was younger one of them flew into my mouth and my mom had to like pry it out of my mouth. Now every time...
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    I am abused and I have the weirdest fear. I fear silence. My mom always yells at me and when everything is quiet I know something horrible is going to happen. The other day the...
    ArizonaDrew ArizonaDrew 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Right now my big problem, is I really want a job. I think about it one day it sounds great, I'm excited I want to get 3 part time jobs and save. But soon as I think about it and...
    ButterflyGirl9521 ButterflyGirl9521 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    One of my biggest fears is the stairs that have no middle part between them...I'm always scared I'm going to fall down (or up) and slip between the two steps and get stuck or fall...
    Jaimedee Jaimedee 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Coyotes. I'm afraid of Coyote! When I was 4 my foster dad and brother went hunting the Coyote that was tearing his fields up. I remember him leaving with a rifle and being...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Being in the car with someone else driving is one of my biggest fears. My husband get's frustrated with my panicky behavior; closing my eyes, clutching the seat belt, getting...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm afraid of socks. I will literally have a panic attack if somebody puts a sock too close to me or if I see one on the floor that I might have touched on accident.
    ScaredyKatH ScaredyKatH 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I am afraid of cigarettes. I've always been afraid of them since I was little. I sit, stand, look, or even touch one. It just freaks me out to the point I have to go home and take...
    princesskatara princesskatara 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I had a bad fall down some steps as a kid. There were a bunch of other kids going up and down the stairs to so it was like the freaking stampede scene from the Lion King. Going UP...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Fear of snakes. Enough said.
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm scared to put on wet clothes
    angelpz angelpz 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    It freaks me out when people see me going in or out of my front door, or getting in/out of my car when it's in my driveway.
    amgasan amgasan 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I am so afraid of fish. I got bit by one as a kid. I hate the thought of swimming with them in lakes or oceans.
    Rebecca321 Rebecca321 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I can't touch nail files or anything with a rough texture. It makes me feel sick!
    JAP93 JAP93 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My name is Maritza Ramos Maldonado from Clifton Park,N NY and I found out recently my husband Fred is secretly gay and having sex with prostitutes in front of the YMCA where he...
    maritzamaldonado maritzamaldonado 51-55, F Mar 25

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    I was infected on September 13, 1986. He was my first lover, and neither he nor I knew he carried HIV. I didn't find out until late February when he showed up at my door, body...
    macdaveaustin macdaveaustin 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I have had hives for 13 years now. Some of them appear small and some cover half my body. I've tried medicine after medicine and the only thing that controls them is three 180mg of...
    Jordynlab Jordynlab 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I'm not sure i actually have social phobia or not, but the other day my friend said that I was showing "classic signs of social phobia." I've always been very shy and find it very...
    madelinemaryann madelinemaryann 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I have phobias and I feel some times paranoid, overthink too much. I feel trapped, bored and lost most of the time. I suffer a lot of phobias.
    ria728 ria728 16-17, F Mar 20

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    Why it is so hard to find out HIV poz gay friend or more in pennsylvania ?
    ramchhetri763 ramchhetri763 26-30, M Mar 25

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    I know it is very hard and scare to be a friend with HIV positive guys....just lets be friend and if we feel that we are made for each other then we can move forward......
    ramchhetri763 ramchhetri763 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Has anyone ever experienced hives and a swollen face with a lupus before? Just curious as I am flaring today and broke out in hives and a puffy face.
    Lmm14 Lmm14 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The dilemma involved communicable disease and prison procedures for housing inmates. Prison officials told me to "just don't tell anyone and if asked say you have never had a...
    miles2gob4isleep miles2gob4isleep 56-60, F Mar 20

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    I do. It makes me petrified to go to the dentist now because I am reaching a point where I may need serious dental work. I don't know what to do anymore. I don't even want to go...
    rainbowrsn1 rainbowrsn1 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I have been living with HIV since August of 2008 and have a stronger than normal immune system than an average person. I only take two pills at night per day and I only became...
    JRyanNYC JRyanNYC 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 2

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