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Can anxiety cause armpit and neck pain/stinging?

Posted by 333, 2 Replies
Hi all,

Can anyone tell be if severe anxiety can cause stinging pain in both armpits and at the back of the neck? Did anyone here experience that? 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 »

stinging sensation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if feeling a stinging sensation inside one's penis once every 3 or four hrs is a symptom of HIV?

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No ARS, does it mean no HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
I performed unprotected oral sex on a transexual (a shemale with penis) escort. Just 3-4 sucks. She did not cum. This happened about two months ago. I have had absolutely no symptoms since then. No fever, rashes or muscle pain. Fatigue is there,... Read more »

Symptoms mean EVERYTHING!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I used to work at an std clinic in Chicago:

If there was anykind of exposure - low or high - and then followed by more than 5 symptoms related to hiv (ie rash, fever, swollen nodes, joint pain, diariahh etc) beginning 2-4 weeks after the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Does HIV mean my Anal HPV pain will be forever?

Hello. I'm a gay man who has anal warts. In order to treat them my doctor recommended surgery under anaesthetic. I had my first surgery about 12 months ago. I had a lot of pain for a few weeks, but after that it was fine. I had a recurrence...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Management of anal warts due to HPV infection can be challenging even in the HIV-negative population. HIV+ persons often have a more difficult time managing recurrent anal warts. Getting treated for the HIV with recovery of immune function may help... Read more »

What do HCV antibody test results mean with HIV negative @ 9 months

Had an antibody HCV test done at 7 months, it came back with a <0.1 0.0 - 0.8 s/c. After this I had one night upper abdominal pain, does this mean I have to go back and do another test such as the HCV RNA PCR. I'm at 11 months of exposure....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Don't worry any further. Testing is complete.Great results!... Read more »

What exactly do "swollen glands" mean? How soon after a new HIV infection can swollen glands appear?

There is a lot of talk about how "swollen glands" are common in HIV'ers at ANY time during infection, even during the asymptomatic period and AFTER acute retroviral syndrome . Is this true?Does this mean that it is possible or...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I've addressed the issue of lymph nodes on MANY recent responses so I don't want to repeat all the response here.I'll address your two questions1) How soon after HIV infection can swollen nodes appear? Lymph nodes can swell very soon... Read more »

Trust me symptoms don't mean hiv

Hey Dr. just wanted to say thank you for all you do for us. as far as all the worry warts out there, myself included, let me be the first to say that symptoms mean absolutely nothing. i have led a very promiscious lifestyle and to this day...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Congratulations on dodging the HIV bullet. WOO-HOO!Symptoms do not equal HIV disease! As your case demonstrates, they can be, and often are, notoriously unreliable in distinguishing who is and is not HIV infected. I agree with your bottom line.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Release of Lansing Sex Sting Police Report Raises Concerns About Disclosure of HIV Status

Advocates are asking why the Lansing Police Department's report of a May 22 sex sting included the information that one of the arrested men is HIV-positive. According to the report, the man, whose identity was withheld by the Michigan Messenger,... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Fit and Fighting HIV

As a young kid, I began to view exercise merely as a means to lose weight. As a young adult I educated myself about how exercise helps in many more ways than just a means of weight control. I most enjoyed weightlifting and its many benefits. In... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Books Accuse UNAIDS of Inflating HIV Prevalence Estimates to Increase Donor Funding

UNAIDS in two recently published books has "come under stinging attack" and been accused of "allowing politics to trump science in its efforts to combat" HIV/AIDS, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. According to AFP/ Yahoo! News , the books have... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV-Related Pain

Table of Contents Introduction What Causes Pain? Common Types of Pain Assessing Pain Pain Management What to Do if You Have Pain Introduction Pain is common in people living with HIV (HIV+ people). One study found thatmore than... Read more »