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Flu Symptoms Worried It Could Be Ars

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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 »

Worried Sick (donation for answer)

Hi Doctor Francisco,I had protected receptive anal sex about 3 months ago with a person that claims... Read more »

What are my chances of testing negative? Very Worried

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...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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... 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 about symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello I have a question about some symptoms. On 6/11/06 I had a expossure. almost five weeks later i got the flu and sore throat and one day of fever. Since then I get a soar throat on and off and yesterday after almost 8 weeks of exposure Read more »

worried please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...EJACULATION I BITE MY TONGUE VERY HARD..TWO DAYS AFTER I HAD SYMPTOMS OF A FLU..VERY HIGH FEVER SORE THROAT HEADACHE FOR THREE DAYS..I WORRY IF THESE ARE SYMPTOMS THAT I AM INFECTED..PLEASE ANSWER..SORRY FOR MY ENGLISH THANKS Read more »

constantly worrying

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...does only one count? i had one swollen one, then i was all congested with a runny nose, a cough, and what not. should i be worried? Read more »

Worried_sick

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...did not cum in my mouth. Could the fever have been ars and is the dry mouth a symptom of hiv infection? Please help me, I am worried so much about this. Read more »