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Achy Balls After Sex With Stripper Worried I Have HIV

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What Is HIV?

...How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms because the symptoms are mild, or people think they have a cold or the flu. The only way to know for sure if you are infected is to take an HIV test. Do I Need to...
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Thanks Dr. Bob...please answer ....still worried

Dr Bob,Hope you are doing well. Thanks for your other responses. Also thank you for that great letter as well as CD about your foundation. And once again thank you for all of your helpI know I am a pain by now. One last question and I will stop...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...already tell you the result will be negative.I'm glad you enjoyed the CD. The Board of Directors of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation recently decided to send those out with the thank-you letters for donations of $100 or more. We've... Read more »

Donation made - pl reply re. body ache and night sweat.

Dear Doctor, I salute your courage to live life so enthusiastically your dedication to humanity is inspiring and brings a new hope and meaning to life to those who read your web page. I am from India and have today made a donation through credit...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...multiple times in your post.) Anxiety and depression are often associated with symptoms, such as physical and mental fatigue, vague aches and pains as well as feeling depressed and anxious.My advice:1.See a psychiatrist or psychologist for... Read more »

I NEED HELP DOC. donation on the way

I recently had protected vaginal and oral sex with a sex worker in Singapore. Now where i was is apparently licenesed by the goverment and girls get tested every week. but at leat 48 hours after my experience i had a aching pain in my testicles with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,If your Singapore fling was indeed "protected," your HIV risk would be essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail. Your symptoms are not suggestive Read more »

Weeks of Aches/Pains from anxiety?... please help!

Dr. Bob,Thank you for taking the time to read this. I have read almost all the posted questions/responses on your site and empathize with those who are scared to death and driven to obsession over possible infection. Heres my situation. Im a 27...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."worried well" inquiries should be posted to The Body's expert forum on "Safer Sex and HIV Transmission." I would love to answer each and every question that is sent, but that would be impossible and besides, we'd have to rename the forum!That... Read more »
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The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...acquiring the disease from their letters and (2) a dude in the UK who routinely immersed his Mr. Happy and his feet in undiluted bleach after every trip to a public toilet! Public-toilet fears are quite common among FRAIDS sufferers. Here's just... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...physical exertion and psychotherapy with or without psychotropic medications. Want to get in touch with Dr. Bob? You can reach him through his "Ask the Experts" forum , by sending a message to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation , or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

...Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. The nation logged 109 new HIV/AIDS cases in June, compared to 40 for June 2009. In the first... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Growing HIV/AIDS Cases in Fiji Worrying

...June this year, prompting Health Ministry officials to call on the entire nation -- including religious groups, parents, and teachers -- to do more to fight AIDS. Forty-three cases were logged in all of 2009 in Fiji, whose population stands at... Read more »
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worried : aches, rash, etc.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...was the sudden joint pain that I got on my ankles and then knee joint (right leg). That's when I got SO scared that my stomach got extremely "sour" and I felt nauseated once while I was out with my friends. I almost threw up. Then my thigh... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...foreskin. 4 weeks after this, around end of November, I came down with a flu-like illness -- fatigue, cold chills, and muscle aches. No fever, though. THIS was when the madness began -- I started going on the Internet, and my... Read more »

worried! this is my case, what do you think?

Posted by josenav, 5 Replies
...kind of risky?? after the third day i had sore throat(right now is really cold in here), a little dhiarrea(with a little stomach ache), and feel really anxiety, and worried!! What do you think guys??? Thanks for your support Read more »

worried

Posted by chris11474, 4 Replies
...test and a pcr/rna. that was at day22 the anti test came back neg.still waitng on the other. at day 4 or 5 my muscle started to ache a little and at day 9 my temperature to go up and down it did go at 99.7 one time. i do would ouside and my... Read more »