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Hiv Anxiety Symptoms

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HIV Anxiety and Symptoms

Hello, I am a 26 year old African American female. For the past six to 8 months I have lived in total fear that I have the HIV virus. My last risky encounter was on the 25th of November.... I had unprotected sex with a man of unknown status. Since...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,I hear from your question that you know that you put yourself at risk for HIV, but you also put yourself at risk for other STI (Sexually Transmitted Infections). You should have a full STI screening to ensure that there is nothing else going on.... Read more »

Anxiety and HIV symptoms

I recently tested negative for HIV; but I have had anxiety for the past 6 weeks putting in my head... Read more »

HIV SYMPTOMS AND ANXIETY

Recently, I had an encounter with a female commercial sex worker in Thailand.She and I engaged in... Read more »
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International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Nationwide Survey Shows 80% of HIV-Positive Patients Report Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

Chicago, Ill. -- Key findings of a national physician and patient survey conducted by the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC) demonstrate a strong link between HIV infection and the mental health of patients diagnosed with... Read more »
The Well Project

Stress Management and HIV

Table of Contents Stress and HIV Signs of Stress Common Causes of Stress How to Decrease Stress Depression Other Tips for Reducing Stress Stress and HIV Everyone deals with a certain amount of stress every day. But if you are... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Time Between Initial HIV Infection and AIDS is Not Symptom-Free

If left untreated, HIV infection inevitably degrades the immune system, leading to the development of life-threatening infections -- AIDS -- about 10 years later. The time between initial HIV infection and the development of AIDS is commonly... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Depression, Anxiety Affect Cognitive Skills of Middle-Aged Women With HIV

This article was reported by PsychCentral . PsychCentral reported on a study of cognitive function in menopausal women with HIV. Pauline M. Maki, PhD, of the University of Illinois at Chicago and colleagues reviewed data on 708 HIV-infected and... Read more »
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HIV or Anxiety Induced symptoms

Posted by respectthepouch, 2 Replies
EXPOSURE:
I fingered a girl(vaginal and I am sure she is infected now) and when I took out my finger there was a creamy white liquid on my hand. It had a very foul odour like rotten eggs.
what could this liquid be? And how much of a risk does this... Read more »

Hiv symptom or Anxiety? Hiv test this friday, scared! HELP!?

Posted by jessicajane, 1 Reply
So I'm a 24 heterosexual female and I have has risky sexual encounters. My last boyfriend I had got tested for hiv and he was negative. However my current boyfriend has not had an hiv test and I don't know his current status. We have been in a... Read more »

HIV Symptoms or my anxiety?

Posted by Freemind80, 1 Reply
About 2 1/2 weeks ago a lab tech came to my house to draw my blood (for life insurance purposes).

The tech was an hour late and he was visibly sick (excessive coughing, sniffling, etc.)

From the get go, everything just didn't feel good. He forgot to... Read more »

Symptoms of HIV or Anxiety?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Howdy,

For 7-8 weeks now I have been experiencing random pains (all over) that last seconds before hitting another part of my body - it happens every day but I will go an hour or two at times without feeling them.

Amongst all this I have experienced 5... Read more »