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
Read Now: Expert Opinions on HIV Cure Research
   
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


Had Every Symptom & Now WooHooing!!
Jul 1, 2005

Hi There,

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

Hi,

Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your experiences. Welcome to our burgeoning X-Files (ex-worried wells).

Stay well.

Dr. Bob



Previous
whooo-hooo
Next
WOO-HOO ! Thanks a lot Dr. Bob....Willing to keep Supporting

  
  • 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