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Chest Cold After Drinking After Someone Worried I Have HIV

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...you don't. This can happen for any number of reasons, including guilt, stress or obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears about HIV are legitimate and when they're not. Keep in mind that, if you're worried that something you did put you at risk for HIV, no matter how "out there" you might think your action was, it's pretty much guaranteed that other people have worried about the same thing. In fact, TheBody.com's ...
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my husband of 7years took a hiv test and was negative so this means i shouldnt worry

My husband took an hiv test we have been together for over 7 years and havent ever used protection and we both have been loyal to one another his test result was negative so i should have nothing to worry about correct?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...both have been faithful and neither of you has had another sexual partner or injected drugs, then you should have nothing to worry about. Read more »

PLZ help,Worried hiv/hcv

Worried about delayed serconversion due to coinfection and stress, what is a recommended test interval for both hiv and hcv? i have tested at 3 and 6 months. Before one can rest at night, thanks so for your help.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would rest on this. This is enough testing - the interval of six months is adequate. Read more »

"mental" HIV worry!

Firstly, thanks so much for your great advice and honest feedback! I recently read the "Blood on table" question and many other seemingly far-fetched ideas for getting HIV on this website. I indeed think I fall into this category..I have many...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...probably say "phobia is what you have left over after you drink two out of a six-pack."OK, getting back to AIDS-phobia or fear of HIV/AIDS, this is an increasingly common phobia, as you can surmise by perusing the archives. Any qualified... Read more »

Worry SARS in my hometown and worry AIDS for myself

Hi, Robert: It's me again. I wrote you last time with the title "Hahaha...Big". Yes, HIV may not be my problem because I tested 2 times before window period and 1 time after it. Also my partner was tested neg. too. "However, I am having dry cough,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...again, and I do hope you believe me this time, HIV is NOT your problem! Your symptoms are not at all suggestive of HIV. Stop worrying about an illness you do not have! Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...predisposed to anxiety, individuals facing physical challenges, such as chronic illness like HIV/AIDS or cancer, experience excessive worry and fear at a higher rate than the general population. The challenges associated with a virus that wants... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Worry Conviction of Gay Couple in Malawi Could Hurt Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

...hamper the fight against AIDS," NPR reports. The piece examines the situation in other African countries and efforts to promote HIV prevention and treatment among MSM. "Gay people forced underground in Africa are unlikely to seek counseling and... Read more »
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Worried about HIV from fist fight and braces

Posted by worriedboy4321
...teeth ,and the blood might have entered the cut when my teeth came in contact with it. I dont know if this is something to worry about.I mean i am in singapore ,i dont think these people do injection drugs,they just smoke and fight and drink... Read more »

Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...drugs and have always used protected sex. I don't see how I could have possibly have gotten HEP C but now this is making me worried about my HIV results. Anyone know how common is it to get a false positive on a HEP C test? Also, my doctor... Read more »

worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
...be nothing nothing to do with a possible std infection. But this along with regularly feeling mildly sick is getting me very worried I'm one of the tiny tiny percent of people who've been unlucky enough to get HIV through unprotected. Do these... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »