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Dry Cough Worried It Could Be Ars

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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 »

2nd test and i hope its now safe to say im a worry well!

Hi dr bob jus like to thank u for all yr replies i " re: 4th post in as many weeks.. Eek" and my... 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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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 »
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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 »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...tested for MAC prevention, but in all cases increased side effects and cost outweigh any added protection from disease. One worrying outcome of these studies was that some people develop resistant MAC. MAC bacteria were three times as likely to... Read more »
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... 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 »
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ARS with unilateral symptoms? or stress and worry?

Posted by nickywick, 1 Reply
...other side. Also on the same side I had swollen nodes and my ear started to hurt and i developed a hoarse voice and a mild dry cough and had a day or two of diahrrea and white coated tongue (dry mouth). Over the next few weeks the throat pain... Read more »

Very Worried!

Posted by tman, 1 Reply
...started getting chills and my whole body ached and progressed worse throughout the day and also have some yellow mucous that I'm coughing up here and there. But today I feel much better with just some congestion and coughing. I figured it might... Read more »

White Coating+sore throat+cough=ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Its been 2 weeks today since exposure. I've been coughing and had a mild sore throat for the past week (dry cough). This morning woke up with white coating which rubbed off, but came Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...one week later she came down with what appeared to be the flu: sore throat, bilateral swollen submandible lymph nodes, a dry cough, and for one night a fever of 99.7 F. She did not complain of nausea, diarhhea, muscle or joint aches and pains,... Read more »