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Can Worrying About Hiv Make You Have Symptoms

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Worried: HIV related symptoms for 16 months

I have been very worried for the last year and a half. After a brief sexual encounter with another man I began experiencing these symptoms: initially intense itching on my ankles and stomach. Then it was accompanied by intense joint pain in my left...
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
You do not have HIV infection. I would consult a dermatologist.MH... Read more »

please answer, very very worried about hiv ars symptoms

Hi Dr. Bob, I understand you have many people to respond to but I really need some feedback of... Read more »

Worried about HIV exposure, symptoms

Dear mrs. Southall, I'll explain my situation to you. I understand that it is impossible to... Read more »
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The Well Project

Stress Management and HIV

Table of Contents Stress and HIV Signs of Stress Common Causes of Stress How to Decrease Stress Depression Other Tips for Reducing Stress Stress and HIV Everyone deals with a certain amount of stress every day. But if you are... Read more »
TheBody.com

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... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Time Between Initial HIV Infection and AIDS is Not Symptom-Free

If left untreated, HIV infection inevitably degrades the immune system, leading to the development of life-threatening infections -- AIDS -- about 10 years later. The time between initial HIV infection and the development of AIDS is commonly... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Silence About HIV Worries Treasure Coast Officials

Health authorities in Florida's Treasure Coast counties worry that widespread stigma and fear of AIDS may be keeping people from being tested for HIV -- and that the area's case counts may thus be artificially low. Martin and Indian River counties... Read more »
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hiv symptoms worry

Posted by walter707, 1 Reply
Hello
I have got two questions regarding the rash I got at my back and red bump i got yesterday on my groin.

For acute hiv rash,doesthe rash come in group or single spots scattered. Becoz i had a rash 3 weeks after neglible exposure and it is still... Read more »

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
hi, thanks for taking time to read this. first, let me say i almost never get ill & i haven't thrown up once in 15 yrs. worst thing i got must've been a cold. i had unprotected vaginal sex with a woman about a month ago. exactly 6 days later, in... Read more »

Should I be worried about HIV-2 (high risk exposure, symptoms)

Posted by HIV2Scared, 1 Reply
Hello everyone!

I am a 20-year-old female who just returned from studying abroad in Cuba. I had unprotected vaginal sex one time with a bisexual man and gave him oral sex. He came in my mouth but did not come inside me during vaginal sex.

6 days... Read more »

worried about symptom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
could someone please let me know if diarrhea is a symptom of acute hiv syndrome. i was dating this guy and i let him perform anal on me. now i'm worried. i tested at 8 weeks and it was negative. but i'm still having problems with diarrhea. it;s been... Read more »