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Achy Balls After Touching Period Blood Worried I Have HIV

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The Well Project

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

...are changing. Most lab tests should be done everythree to six months, or as often as your health care provider recommends. Because results from different labs can vary, it's a good 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...
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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 »

hiv concern after symptoms

Firstly, I really want to thank you for your time and appreciate the work you are doing for the people with this forum. I have been through many of the posts on your site which were somewhatrelated to mine, but i did not see any with so many...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...psychological damage that can be done by a "very traditional" upbringing.Donation information for the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on the foundation's Web site at Thank you for your desire to help... 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 »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

... Table of Contents What Is HIV? What Is AIDS? What Is the Difference Between HIV and AIDS? How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Do I Need to Get Tested for HIV? Why Should Read more »
The Body

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 advanced 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 »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...under the skin every day orevery-other-day. If the drug is stopped, the visceral fat comes back. The mainside effects are joint aches, water retention, diabetes, increased lipoatrophy,and increased blood sugar levels. Serostim is approved by the... Read more »
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MC...a word about my symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies week and cleared up. For the next two weeks, I was waiting for symptoms to onset. During this period, I began to have aches and weakness in my leg joints. I lost my appetite (Not out of illness but most likely from anxiety). With this... Read more »

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 possible to contract HIV through someone's yeast? I've been reading everywhere that oral thrush is caused primarily by HIV/AIDS people, and that since I contracted a yeast infection on my penis from receiving oral, then that person was likely... Read more »

blood ache?

Posted by Anonymous
...maybe Jackie is a little upset with me and my stubborness. Forgive me Jackie please, but I'm concerned about what you call blood ache. Among all of the symptoms I experienced, I felt a strange itching mainly in my back: Its a funny burning like... Read more »