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Can Anxiety Cause Hiv Symptons

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Symptons to HIV? Or Anxiety?

Hello, I stumbled upon this website about 2 weeks ago, in which two weeks prior I had an encounter with a sex worker that performed unprotected oral sex on me (I being the insertive, and she being the receiver). Since then I have been reading up...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The symptoms you describe are not due to HIV infection. Most of the signs associated with HIV infection take years to develop. Your symptoms are clearly an anxiety reaction to your potential exposure.The exposure you described is fairly low risk,... Read more »

Tested Neg, worried about symptons

Hello Dr. Bob, you're a wonderful person, God Bless you. I am a male guy. I Had protected... Read more »

Lipodistrophy as HIV Infection Sympton?

Dear Dr Bob.First of all, I would like to thank you for the wondeful work you are doing. I have... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Changes in Ryan White Distribution Cause "Hardship," "Anxiety," New York Times Reports

Changes in the distribution of Ryan White Program funds are creating "hardship and deep anxiety" among HIV-positive people nationwide, some advocates said recently, the New York Times reports. Congress in December 2006 reauthorized Ryan White... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction This chapter will focus on basic methods of treating the suffering and distress caused by common pulmonary symptoms in AIDS patients. The approaches offered below are useful in relieving discomfort, even when the underlying disease is... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

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 »
TheBody.com

Please Don't Leave Me Because I Need You: An HIV Take on Separation Anxiety

Dave R. This article originally appeared onPositiveLite.com, Canada's Online HIV Magazine . Pacey: "It wasn't supposed to end like that. We're not supposed to end like that. Right?" (Remember Dawson's Creek ?) My last article was about... Read more »
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Symptons

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected relations with my steady boyfriend. We had always used protection until he decided to get a vasectomy. He always assured me that his tests were negative (stupid me for believing him). I later found out that he was not faithful... Read more »

Details of Exposure, Symptons etc

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Simon, Jackie Blue et al

I had a unprotected exposure with someone of unknown status. 2 weeks later came down with swollen glands, sore throat, hot/cold flushes, diarreah, night sweats. All symptons have gone except for swollen glands which continue... Read more »

Can anxiety cause armpit and neck pain/stinging?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 2 Replies
Has anyone experienced this?
I know what anxiety and panic attack is as I have experienced it first hand but never before do I remember having this 'weird' sensation. Any worried wells here experience stinging pain in both armpits and constant dull... Read more »

Sympton?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This may be a stupid question but,is it possible to see a change in the appereance of your siemen? if infected with HIV,please reply,thankyou

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