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Achy Balls After Touching Blood Worried I Have HIV

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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...idea to have yourtests done at the same lab each time. If you get an unexpected result on onetest, your health care provider will probably want you to get a second test tosee if the results are the same as the first one. Don't worry too much about asingle unexpected result -- usually trends over time are more important. Most lab reports show the normal range of results from each test andhighlight any of your results that are outside the...
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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 »

Worried sick of possible HIV infection

I am new to this site but have found great info. here. I have searched archives and found some answers but have a wierd possible exposure story. I am male heterosexual, 85 days ago I went to an oriental massage parlor. Female of unknown status...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...symptoms are much more suggestive of anxiety than HIV!6.Thank you for your tax-deductible donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation. We accept all forms of payment: PayPal, personal check, credit card, direct wire deposits from banks,... Read more »

worried gal again

Hi Dr Conway, thanks for your kind reply.(See below for your reference) I do know that my risk is pretty slim. I did experience a mild diarrhea 6-7 wks after the low risk activities. However, it only occured 2 times and both were before my exam. I...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...None of what you describe is suggestive of HIV infection in itself. I would not even bother to proceed with additional testing for HIV on the basis of your clinical symptoms Read more »

HIV worries and Aches

I was tested negative with PCR not too long ago; now I experienced some tingling around my arms and fingers (not sore or anything). I was wondering if extreme stress would sometime cause these situations?Thank you for your time...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Stress can create all sorts of havoc from stomach pains, headaches, eye twitching, muscle twitching or tingling. If things persist you should see your doctor.MH Read more »
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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 »
The Body

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

...Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...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... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...symptom of heart disease is angina or chest pain. If you have angina you will feel discomfort. It may be a heaviness, pressure, aching, burning, fullness, squeezing, or painful feeling in the chest. Sometimes angina and chest pain can be mistaken... Read more »
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Worried I am infected

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...discomfort (not got a white tongue) Ache all over, my wrist hurts as well as my groin and armpits. the back of my head and neck aches too. Been really tired and lost apetite causing me to lose a bit of weight. Seem to be going to the toilet a... Read more »

Question for WorryWart

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What's up buddy. I am the one who answered your post about the armpit pain. I was just wondering how everything is going for you now? did you get tested yet so you can finally rest your mind haha. anyway i was just curios. later bro. Read more »

worried : aches, rash, etc.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...negative. Those tests made me feel a little relieved. However, from the 1 month period until now I had and still have body aches. A couple months ago, I was working as a waiter in a restaurant and my body ached up so badly just from waiting... Read more »

SYMPTOMS!!!! I M SCARED

Posted by SCARED_CRAZY, 1 Reply
...were no open cracks or painful was JUST DUE TO DRYNESS as U CAN SEE SOMETIMES IN WINTER UNDER UR PALM, then the thing which is worrying me is there might be a touch of a drop of her blood from her wound which must have touched my finger tips... Read more »