|Anxiety Concerns.. Please Answer
Dec 19, 2000
Hello. I know I had a low-risk... oral sex, giving, no ejaculation, no open or cold sores. It is my only possible risk and it only lasted 15 seconds!! I also had a test 3 1/2 weeks after the exposure and it was negative. The last few weeks I have had mainly backaches, tenseness in my neck (both on and off). I have also had a couple of headaches and I had a sore throat for two days. The exposure took place 6 weeks ago. In relation to anxiety, I usually wake up once a night, have trouble concentrating at times among other things. My question to you is not about my risk.. rather I am asking if stress can be related to all this anxiety.. the aches, the sore neck, trouble sleeping, concentration?? Please Answer This Question. Thank You.
| Response from Mr. Shernoff
All of the symptoms you describe experiencing can definitely be caused by stress and anxiety. Since they are so troubling, why not consult with a mental health professional in order to get some help?
Michael Shernoff, MSW
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