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Groin Pain Worried It Could Be HIV

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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 appreciate all the knowledge you have giving me in regards to HIV.DR. I think I may be going crazy and I need your help.I have read that HIV will not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I agree with your doctor: no risk. Your negative HIV test at seven months is definitive, conclusive, and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV Read more »

Worried sick of possible HIV infection

I am new to this site but have found great info. here. I have searched archives and found some... Read more »

Still Worried

Hello,Let me first write that I am a huge admirer of what it is you folks do for people and I hope... Read more »
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The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

... Read Part One of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 3, 2010. Panic Attack: AIDS Anxiety in HIVers -- "The Worried-Sicks" Recently I received the following post from "Apollo." It graphically demonstrates an AIDS-related panic attack as well 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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So worried about groin pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...with two prositutes in the Dominican Republic a few weeks ago. I know that the HIV rate there is extremely high, so I am very worried that one or both of the women may have been positive. I used a condom both times, and there was no breakage,... Read more »

Still worrying

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...11 months now (in other words since the flu-like illness'): daily unexplained diarrhoea (unaffected by what I eat), frequent pains in groin and under jaw (and face generally), sudden flashes of pain in legs, mouth lesions which come and go, sore... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...time. Needless to say, this kicked my HIV anxiety into high gear. About 2 weeks after my exposure, I started to feel a slight burning sensation in my groin lymph nodes. My wife likes to drape her legs over me while we sleep, but this burning... 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 »