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Worried & Stressed Out
      #176291 - 02/21/06 01:16 PM

I had a possbile exposure a few months ago. At the 3-4 week period I experienced " flu-like symptoms for about 14 days. After that was gone, I felt better for a while, but now I have this constant numbness in my arms and legs and the bottom of my feet constantly have a burning sensation that doesnt go away. If anyone has experineced this, can you please give me some insight on what it is and how can I make it go away. I cant sleep at night because of the discomfort, my doctor prescribed some medication for anxiety but it doesnt seem to be working. I know bottom line is to get tested, but I'm horribly afraid. I would appreciate some insight from someone who is or was experiencing this and what they did about. Thank you

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Re: Worried & Stressed Out new
      #176294 - 02/21/06 01:22 PM

If you are having problems GO SEE A DOCTOR again. No one can diagnose and help your condition over the internet.

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Re: Worried & Stressed Out new
      #176335 - 02/21/06 03:46 PM

i just tested negative at 5 months and im still having this problem
start drinking more. water and make sure you eat. i have lost
10 pounds due to all this stress. make a doctors appt. it is so
true we can do so much harm to our body by all the stress.
you can bring on other health problems. so call today im having chest pains right now due to all this stress.

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Re: Worried & Stressed Out new
      #176482 - 02/22/06 08:05 AM

hi

regards from india

Symptoms should not be used as a tool to diagnose HIV. If you feel worried, you may want to get your symptoms evaluated from your health care provider. Consequently if you feel you may have put yourself at risk, get ested!

Goodluck

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Take Care

God Bless you

Stay Well

Love Ravi

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