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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
...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, but you would be smart to... Read more »

HIV and Iritis

I had unprotected oral sex with a man about eight years ago. I gave and received oral sex. There... Read more »

HIV symptoms and failed PPD test

Hello Doctor,I am a 25 year old male, caucasian that is straight. I have recently had extreme... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

..."self-medicate" by using drugs or alcohol to make their problems go away. If you feel that an underlying issue, such as depression or anxiety, causes or adds to your substance use, ask your health care provider or AIDS service agency for a... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of 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 Read more »
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Can I let go now???

Posted by kitten1970, 2 Replies
...as before, it is slowly returning to normal tongue colour. Could this ( The IBS) have been triggered by my cronic stress and anxiety over HIV??? Can I finally put this HIV issue to rest and move on??? Is it true that a negative test result... Read more »

waiting for results. please pray for me.

Posted by septiembre, 5 Replies
...scared, i cant concentrate, my only symptom is an unexplained fatigue that wont go with rest for like 2 weeks, and with all the anxiety im feeling im also having trouble sleeping. i hope God will give me another chance, i don't want to loose... Read more »

Comments are VERY appreciated!! PLEASE HELP ME OUT

Posted by butterfly89, 3 Replies
...worrying my mind to death. Do I really have a reason to worry or do I just have a chornic worrying problem. I can't tell if I have anxiety of HIV or if this is really a voice in my head saying that I am at serious risk?? please give me some... Read more »

Stop the stress.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...living and don't spend 4 years of your life like me convinced that you have something you don't. This stress can cause severe anxiety and with it bring the following problems: loss of appetite, loss of weight, panic attacks, heart palpitations,... Read more »