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I'm Scared I Have Hiv Symptoms

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Scared to believe my negative result

I am scared to believe my negative rapid HIV result. What if it was wrong and I don't get treated and I get an OI and die? On the other hand, I'm terrified to believe it was wrong, that would mean I am HIV+.And in the end, I'm petrified to test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are scared of your negative results; terrified of possible positive results; and petrified to retest. It seems to me your problem is fear Read more »

Scared To Test

I had ARS symptoms 2-3 days following unprotected sex (haven't done it since). This was a year ago... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and don't feel that you have to tell everyone right away (see The Well Project's info sheet on disclosure ). But don't let fear of being judged cause you to isolate yourself and not talk to anyone. If it is hard to tell family and friends at... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...story or an idea that is not true. In dealing with HIV, it's important to know reality from myth. Believing myths can result in fear, in denial, and even in damage to your health. Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment The myth: "HIV doesn't... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...careprovider. Although lactic acidosis is life-threatening, it is very rare. The point oflearning about lactic acidosis is not to scare you. It's to help you be awareof what's going on in your body. That way, if you recognize any symptoms... Read more »
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PLEASE, someone help me? I'm so scared

Posted by John5000, 2 Replies
...abrasions, like geographic tongue almost, and is furry and often yellow. I have been living in hell knowing fully well the common symptoms of HIV. Yet I went on. In denial. Until now. My health has been poor the past 8 weeks. Dizziness, pain in... Read more »

sign of hiv? very scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...problems such as frequent urination of loss of vision. I am terrified of getting tested..so my question is can these already be signs of hiv, and has anyone who has hiv experienced a consistent sore throat after being newly infected? All I do is... Read more »

scared college student.... again.... please help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...though ever since I was little, so I didn't really think anything of it until I read symptoms online and realized that they were symptoms of HIV. I know what the symptoms are so common, but I have been obsessed with worry ever since. Things that... Read more »

Scared of Infection...Please Help

Posted by soscared21, 5 Replies
...him....his sexual history was rather scary. Well...I know symptoms are never a reliable indicator of infection...but I'm just so scared. About 4-5 days after the incident one of the lymph nodes in my neck became hard and swollen...the one on... Read more »