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How Do Hiv Symptoms Feel

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I feel like I have symptoms of HIV..Scared

Hi, about 6 weeks ago I was engaging in sexual activities with a male friend. Before we had "full on" sex (which we used a condom for) he entered me a couple of times for just a few seconds without a condom. Now I am freaking out because...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Trying to determine your HIV status based on symptoms you are experiencing is unwise, anxiety provoking, and unreliable. Recent HIV infection (acute HIV infection, acute retroviral syndrome) should only be considered if ALL of the following are... Read more »

Is what I'm feeling signs of early HIV symptoms???

Hello,I'm feeling very stressed out and was hoping that you could give me a few... Read more »

Follow up Q: flushing, faster pulse rate, feeling of higher BP as symptoms of viremia/HIV infection

Hi, I noticed in a post today that a guy, who was describing his first time on Combivir and... Read more »
Articles
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 »
TheBody.com

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Aging With HIV

Several of the physical symptoms and illnesses related to HIV disease and its treatment -- such as fatigue, weight changes, memory loss, depression, and atherosclerosis -- mimic typical age-related health problems. It is estimated that at least 10%... Read more »
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 »
Connect With Others

Feeling anxious about symptoms

Posted by Caterpillar1, 2 Replies
I am a female who had some unprotected sexual contact with a male. There was no penetration but he did ejaculate on my genital region. I've know this man for a while now and we've talked about STDs and he says he is clean.

Three weeks later I ended... Read more »

Symptoms after 2 weeks and feeling doomed

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I wrote earlier about an unprotected vaginal sex experience (I'm the girl in this scenario). I barely knew the guy I slept, but I get the sense he is pretty promiscuous. We had sex 2 weeks ago and I've recently developed a mild fever with a dull... Read more »

initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »

Symptoms Symptoms Symptoms!!!

Posted by plantation84, 1 Reply
Hey Everyone,

Ok where to start... I stood on a needle on holiday 2 months and 13 days ago. I went to the doctors in the country I am currently working in. (which also jails you and takes ur visa if you contract hiv or hep) They told me not to worry... Read more »