|Had Every Symptom & Now WooHooing!!
Jul 1, 2005
I just wanted to share my experience with all the rest of you who are going through major anxiety and depression over fear of contacting HIV.
I was positive I had it. I had "every symptom" including persistant yeast infections, herpes in the eye, dermatitis, constant muscle twitches/spasms - you name it and I had it. I had never had any medical problems in the past or any other STD; but I was positive that I was infected with HIV.
During the waiting period (window period) I was going nuts. I was obsessed. Drove all my friends/family/doctors nuts and I went down hill. Now I am realizing that maybe the doctors were right - maybe every symptom I had was caused by stress/anxiety.. :)
I got my test results back today for my 90 day test and negitive. I am so happy, and so free, and feel like a brand new person. My rash and twitching are still there, but I am assuming they will die down once my body unwinds from these past few months of stress.
This website was really helpful during my "trauma".
Let my experience be another example; As Dr.Bob always says "Symptoms do not equal HIV" :)
Thanks again for the wonderful site!!
| Response from Dr. Frascino
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