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Hiv And Strange Noise In Head

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Restless, noise sensitive and can't even watch TV.

I've been HIV+ for about 12 years. I stopped taking my meds about one year ago due to severe depression. I recently got back on them (Sustiva and Epzicom). Even before restarting them, however, I experienced profound mental changes. I have...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. There are several varieties of the sensitivity to noise that you describe: misophonia (sensitivity to specific sounds ) and hyperacusis (difficulty tolerating everyday sounds), among others. Your symptoms seem more typical of... Read more »

Hiv Risk worried ! strange

Hi i am really worried, last night is the first time i had sex with a thai ladyboy sex worker... I... Read more »

Strange symptoms.. no answers!

Hi Doc,I really need another brain on this as my current doctors are scratching their heads.. here... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Head-to-Head Comparison of Accuracy of a Rapid Point-of-Care HIV Test With Oral Versus Whole-Blood Specimens: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

In the current study, the researchers sought to establish whether a convenient, non-invasive HIV test that uses oral fluid was accurate compared with using the same test with blood-based specimens. The systematic review and meta-analysis compared... Read more »

Day One With HIV: "Coming Out of the Second Closet"

Jason McDonald I am ashamed to admit that I, like so many gay men, buried my head in the sand when it came to HIV. Like many in the gay community, I too had become fatigued with hearing about safe sex, HIV, AIDS, etc. I subconsciously, but... Read more »

African Americans, Women Have Lower Virologic Response Rates in Both Arms of Head-to-Head Antiretroviral Trial

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Feeling strange and a little lost..

Posted by Scotchula, 10 Replies
Hello all,

I was just given the news yesterday that I am HIV positive. This was after a hospital stay due to weight loss and watery stools. At first it was thought it was Crohns or UC, but one by one all thoes were discounted until all that was... Read more »

Very Strange

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I have been reading this board for a while and haven't seen anything similar and I am getting concerned it may be something more serious.
I have sex quite a bit and still feel the need to masturbate quite often. I mean like everyday! at least twice.
D... Read more »

acute period working like clockwork? strange days.

Posted by troubledguy, 1 Reply
I have never thought i would go thru something like this in my life.

17 april my potential risky one time exposure -
19 april burning / tingling sensation when i peed -
21 april a strap infected cyst forming on my left chest -
24 april skin infection on... Read more »


Posted by sunflower, 5 Replies
It seems weird that women are one of the fastest growing groups of new infections and there are so many topics that are female specific and yet we don't use this forum much. Why is that??? Have many of you been identified with the HPV virus? I... Read more »