Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
   
Ask the Experts About

Safe Sex and HIV PreventionSafe Sex and HIV Prevention
          
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Please don't ignore this woo-hoo!
Dec 7, 2003

Hello Dr. Bob, I hope that your well. Sometime ago, I emailed you regarding my on/off sore throat for months. My email was entitled "ignored". The situation which had me concerned was a short relationship that I had with a man who really wasn't as serious as I was. His level of committment isn't in question though, it was a condom that came off, because it must not have been put on properly. Thus, came the worry of my sore throats and swollen glands. I just wanted to let you know that my test was negative. My doctor and I are continuing to look into what my problem was. I have since changed doctors because my last doctor said that it couldn't have been mono. My current doctor feels that it may have been stress. I can't imagine that stress could cause such symptoms. However, I will test again at 180 days. Thank you for your concern and your continued committment to this cause. the no longer "nervous, ignored" woman.

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello No Longer "Nervous, Ignored" Woman,

Welcome back to The Forum and congratulations on your great news so far! Yes, stress can indeed cause symptoms like those you described! Amazing, isn't it?

Good luck on the 180-day test!

Stay well.

Dr. Bob



Previous
(Rent Fan here) Happy 10 years to you and Dr Steve!
Next
Risk of Needle Sharing

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement