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Should I worry about dental infections and colds/flu not on meds?

I'm not on meds yet. CD-4 around 800. VL 24,000 at highest reading but 6,000 last test. My doc wants to wait to put me on meds. I have had much anxiety about my health since learning my HIV status late last year. I actually think my physical...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...doses and work with your doc to manage any side effects. You do not want to rush into that committment or trade one set of worries for another (fear of toxicity from the medications). Have a discussion with your doc about your worries, over... Read more »

is thrush something to worry about?

hello, i am a 25 male and recently went to see my doctor thinking i had strep throat because of the... 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 »
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What Does H1N1 (Swine) Flu Mean for People With HIV/AIDS?

...HIV positive, but you're on HIV medications and doing well and have a reasonably good CD4, then there's probably not much to worry about. But if you're quite immunosuppressed -- if your CD4 is well below 200 -- then there is a slightly increased... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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... 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

... 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 »
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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 »

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
...reason. are these possibly symptoms of acute hiv? the woman said she often had unprotected sex. i'm very scared :-( i only started worrying about a week after the night i got sick when i started thinking the throwing up might somehow be connected... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...Q&A's over the past month and a bit... and it's helped as well as disheartened at the same time. I've been a textbook "Worried Well" over the past several weeks. I hope to believe that severe anxiety and stress has led me to all of the... Read more »

Still Worried!

Posted by Bob34, 4 Replies
...Now its a year later and I am having night sweats, weird stomach noises, pains in my nodes and get really tired. I am still worried. I have never had sweats like this and never been this tired and never had stomach noises like this before. I am... Read more »