Apr 7, 2004
I am 23 years old and have a mild anxiety disorder. I an extremely fearful of having a terminally ill disease. From my knowledge I have not been in contact with anyone having the HIV virus though in the last month I have felt very fatigued, had a loss of appetite and felt achy with a dry mouth, I am not sure if this is just anxiety or if I am sick. I have had a million tests run on me from, cbc, mono, lupus, lyme's, sed rate to rh factor and everything is perfect. My doctor says I am perfectly healthy. but I still fear that something is wrong. what is the likelihood of being hiv positive if all my bloodwork is great.
| Response from Dr. Conway
Well, the only way of addressing the issue of HIV is to have an HIV test done. I have encountered many people over the years who have a concern about HIV for one reason or another. They ask their doctor for a test, it is done, it is negative, and this helps them move on. I hope this helps you...
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