How To You Cope With Anxiety About HIV
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Program for Wellness RestorationYou probably mean lipoatrophy, not myopathy, of the extremities. The new DHHS guidelines in the US recommend treatment for everyone regardless of CD4 count and viral load. But these guidelines may not be universally accepted in many countries,... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Yes, I have addressed the problem many times in previous posts and my advice remains the same. Reread those responses and do consider:1.Anxiety counseling. Anxiety is a treatable condition.2.Volunteering your time to those in desperate need... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Sorry to hear your first sexual encounter has been a source of such anxiety for you. I'm glad you are reading this site and finding some comfort by placing your degree of risk into perspective.How to cope? I'll offer some suggestions:1.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI'm certain I'm positive and I need to know?
How do I cope with the news when they tell me?
How do they tell you...flat out or do they beat around the bush?
What do they say after they tell you? Do they try and consoll you or leave you there or what?
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Posted by just4247, 6 RepliesHI! I'M NEW TO THE BOARD HERE AND JUST GETTING MORE FEEDBACK. I STARTED MEDS FOR THE FIRST TIME A COUPLE YEARS AGO SINCE BEING DIAGNOSED IN 2000. I WAS HAVING MILD MEMORY/CONCENTRATION PROBLEMS WHICH HAVE IMPROVED SINCE MED. I'M UNDETECTABLE AND... Read more »
Posted by Kriss, 6 RepliesI was born with it. I'm 23 now, but when I get emotinal for longer than a day, I start thinking about the struggles I'be been through esp living with HIV. I never been in a real romantic relationship because of the fact of being born with HIV and... Read more »
Posted by Beeps, 2 RepliesI found this wonderful forum a couple of months ago, when I was doing extensive self-education about HIV. I went through the hell of anxiety and tested Negative (Elisa) at 26 weeks after exposure. I wanted to share my story in hope that it would... Read more »
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