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Dizziness After Fingering Worried I Have HIV

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Comfort for the Worry Wells

Hi Bob,I wanted to email you, not with a question but with some info that may be of help to all those people who are worrying themselves sick over possible ARS / HIV symptoms and how powerful the human mind can be.Holidaying in Bangkok a few months...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Cole,Thanks for your thanks and kind comments and for taking the time to write in and share your story. Hopefully it will help other worried wells escape their own self-induced worried-well hells!Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Do I have HIV? Depressed for a year with worry, Please Help!

Hi Dr. BobI have been reading your posts daily since the last year. You are very informative and I... Read more »

Needle worry...very very worried (NEEDLE STICK) (URBAN LEGEND, 2009)

I went to a Club/Bar in China and i was wearing my Jeans (and also underwear inside the jeans)i was... Read more »
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The Body

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

... Read Part Two of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 23, 2010. Fear of an Epidemic Resulting in an Epidemic of Fear: The Worried-Wells Imagine being so frightened of contracting an illness that you begin believing God is sending you bad omens... 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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Dieying of worries

Posted by Norge, 1 Reply
...defining himself as bisexual, says that he is diseases free even though he tested himself 2 yrs back (as he said). I'm so much worried of the symptoms. please help!!!! Would like to mention here that I'm feeling malaise (from the day before... Read more »

Worried About Infection - Thank U 4 Advice

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...of each nose soon after the bleeding started). Anyways, after reading online about the symptons of pre-HIV+, I became VERY worried. Do these symptoms sound typical of HIV? I have read that it's important to wait at least three months before... Read more »

hep c and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...in the process of seroconversion could i of had no antibodys yet and was in the process of fighting of infection test was neg worried about coinfection 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 »