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Anxiety About Hiv Is Giving Me Symptoms

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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 advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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Giving Oral Sex to Woman Only Risk Factor

I am living in Indonesia. I gave unprotected oral sex to a HIV status unknown woman in mid July. Contact between my mouth and vaginal fluids was limited, but it did happen. I became very scared immediately thereafter, and have constantly worrying...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I would agree with your doctor in saying that HIV-infection in your case is unlikely. Your activity was low-risk. There is very little evidence of HIV transmission to a person performing oral sex on a woman (cunnilingus). HIV is more difficult to... Read more »

I feel like Im giving up or losing the battle

I was diagnosed with AIDS in June of 2011. I had PCP pneumonia and spent a few weeks in intensive care. My t cell count was 9 and my doctor thought I might not pull through.I have been on Atripla and Bactrim for 18 months and my t cells have risen...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. You have been through a great deal of loss and change in the last 18 months, so in a sense it is not surprising that you are experiencing these symptoms. Adjusting to a diagnosis of AIDS, including not just psychologically... Read more »

My mom says why I continue to visit your forum when you keep on giving me a miss!!!Please, Doctor Robert, be compassionate with me!!!

Hi Doc, Are you real???Inma calling doctor Bob, Inma calling Doctor Bob,is there anyone in there?;))I'm sorry to be so tedious inquiring for an answer, I feel you are ignoring me and abandoning me to my luck, I feel sad about that and also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Inma,I have not responded specifically to your many posts because I have answered so many similar questions in the past. Have a read through the archives and you'll soon see what I mean.I cannot diagnose your (or anyone else's)... Read more »

Re: Baseline HIV Testing before giving PEP? (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2011)

Thank you so much for your answer Dr. Bob, I will be looking for another HIV specialist to follow up with... but I just wanted to ask you one more thing regarding my original question; Had the baseline HIV test been actually done at the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello David,I agree it's irrational to think a hospital lab would run an HIV test, determine the results are positive, and then tell you the test was never run or canceled. Why would they do that? It really doesn't matter to the hospital... Read more »
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hiv risk from unprotected oral (giving MSM)

Posted by anxious66, 5 Replies
Hi guys, just wanted to know

I gave a guy i know head who said he was 'clean'. he didn't ejaculate and i'm pretty sure there was no precum. the whole thing lasted under a minute.

now about a week later, i am worried i have developed ars symptoms.... Read more »

Anxiety and symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you have anxiety and are experiencing a host of symptoms and are convinced you have contracted HIV, then let me relay my experience. In February I had unprotected sex with a stripper at a hotel room. This included oral (give and receive) and... Read more »

Hiv symptom or Anxiety? Hiv test this friday, scared! HELP!?

Posted by jessicajane, 1 Reply
So I'm a 24 heterosexual female and I have has risky sexual encounters. My last boyfriend I had got tested for hiv and he was negative. However my current boyfriend has not had an hiv test and I don't know his current status. We have been in a... Read more »

Symptoms of HIV or Anxiety?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Howdy,

For 7-8 weeks now I have been experiencing random pains (all over) that last seconds before hitting another part of my body - it happens every day but I will go an hour or two at times without feeling them.

Amongst all this I have experienced 5... Read more »