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Hiv Stress

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is it hiv infection or anxiety ansd stress

hello dr i had sex 164 days ago i did maybe around 20 testss for hiv last test was 159 days from my last sex and i had symptoms like feeling hot every another night with tempreture goes up to 37. 2 3 4 5 amn maximum 6 in few cases i did hiv RNA...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your "around 20" negative HIV-antibody tests out to day 159 plus your undetectable HIV plasma RNA PCR viral load test on days 45 and 73 are definitive, conclusive, Read more »

HIV and stress

Dear Dr Bob, You have many followers and you are one hel of a funny guy!My Question is that... Read more »

Living with HIV & Stressed

Dear Dr. Horwath:I am inquiring about any and all information you can give me regarding obtaining... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anxiety/Stress Among Mothers Living With HIV: Effects on Parenting Skills and Child Outcomes

... In their introduction the authors noted, "Parental HIV infection has been associated with negative outcomes for children, and parenting skills appear to be one mechanism operating Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Patients With HIV/AIDS

...PTSD may suffer from depression, social isolation, impairments in trust and attachments, and feelings of anger. Patients with HIV/AIDS may be affected by past trauma to the point that it manifests in problems with disease management, such as... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Stress and HIV

...How Vulnerable Are You to Stress? Let's Take a Test! "Sustained stress erodes immune function and hastens the onset of AIDS." -- Dr. Jeffrey M. Leiphart Finding ways to reduce the number and intensity of stressors in your life seems to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Editorial Stresses Need for National HIV/AIDS Strategy

... The national HIV/AIDS strategy to be developed by Jeffrey Crowley, director of the Office of National AIDS Policy, within the next year is "long Read more »
Connect With Others

20 months of HIV stress

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tell myself after the 6 month test I was going to let go I could not. I was addicted to the internet and read everthing about Hiv, I called every hotline in every state. They even new my voice at the CDC, I was completely out of control. So... Read more »

HIV or just stress? Please advise....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...that almost feels like slight sunburn or dry skin. I had a low risk encounter 2 months ago. Please advise. I'm not sure if stress can do this or what. Without the flu-like symptoms, am I probably okay? Thanks. Read more »

Full Symtoms List for those STRESSED about HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies have ANY/MOST of these symptoms - you are almost positively ---- STRESSED - these are detailed Symptoms of STRESS - NOT HIV Hope the drum roll ending wasn't too bad for most of you but I truly hope you were reading through this PANICKING... Read more »

Herpes or HIV, I'm stressing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...may have peeked out and made contact with her skin exposed from the fishnets. What exposure of any std is there? Herpes?, HIV? Thanks for your answers. I'm stressing! Read more »