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Anxiety Of Thinking You Have Can Cause Hiv Symptoms

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Supposed "Symptoms common in HIV/AIDS" caused by worry/anxiety

Hi. First time on this forum. Have a situation. I was in this shop about a month or two ago, where I accidentally cut myself with the metal part of a scotch tape on the ledge, and a huge scrape resulted and seemed deep. The metal part was on the...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,Sounds like you had <b>no risk</b> for HIV. While you did get cut and there's a chance that others got cut on the same metal part, there's no chance that blood went directly/immediately from one... Read more »

Anxiety and HIV symptoms

I recently tested negative for HIV; but I have had anxiety for the past 6 weeks putting in my head... Read more »

HIV Symptoms or is anxiety getting the best of me?

I've been with 6 men in the last 6 months. All 6 have been fellatio only, without ejaculation... Read more »
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Stress Management and HIV

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Nationwide Survey Shows 80% of HIV-Positive Patients Report Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

Chicago, Ill. -- Key findings of a national physician and patient survey conducted by the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC) demonstrate a strong link between HIV infection and the mental health of patients diagnosed with... Read more »
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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 »

To all Worried-Wells - Stress, Anxiety, Guilt, Hypocondria Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
Hi there worried-wells, under the window perioders, etc...

Please check out all this information about stress before you diagnose yourself with ARS/HIV/AIDS...

Stress, Anxiety, guilt and a propensity to Hypocondria can cause most (if not all) of what... Read more »

am i infected or can anxiety create symptoms?

Posted by eyesdown, 4 Replies
hello all,

I didnt have penetrative sex with the lady i met but, she seemed a decent enough professional person, ( i dont mean sex worker) she played with her vagina and rubbed her wet finger very hard into the end of my penis and anus with her... Read more »

I think I'm having HIV symptoms, but am not sure

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello.
I'm very very frightened and did not know where else to go. I thought someone out there might be able to help me or give me some advice on what to do.
I've been having what I think may be HIV symptoms. I have very swolen lymph glands in my... Read more »