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I Am Nervous About Getting The Results For My Hiv Test

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Nervous System Problems and Dementia

What Are Nervous System Problems? The nervous system has two parts. The brain and spinal cord are the central nervous system (CNS). The nerves and muscles are the peripheral (around the outside) nervous system. People with HIV disease can have several problems with the nervous system. A common problem is peripheral neuropathy. This can cause damage to nerves controlling sensation. Symptoms may include altered sensation, numbness, tingling,...
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follow up to getting nervous

well i didnt get my blood work back yet .i was the young man that was getting diareha after doing so well with the atripla.after speaking to my hiv docter and aswell as my podertrist they both agreed until they get my blood work to stop taking the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
It's good to hear back from you and to hear that the diarrhea has resolved-- clearly the Lamisil was the cause.I agree that it is a good idea not to have sex with your doctor- though I'd still seriously question mouth kissing as... Read more »

Sex Education Classes Scarred Me For Life; I am a nervous wreck. (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER CONVINCED THEY HAVE HIV, 2010)

Hi Dr. Frascino,First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to respond to my question(s). As others have already noted, you have a great sense of humor. I thoroughly enjoy reading your responses to the others' questions; they are not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Even though I have yet to be tested, I have essentially been living life as though I were an HIV+ individual for the past three years because I have basically convinced myself even without symptoms that I am surely HIV+" WHAT?????? You... Read more »

Nervous anxiety of symptoms of Hiv or other related stds

Hi. I've recently had sex with a guy while intoxicated. at first as far as i could remember, a condom was on. I also believed i shared a dildo with a girl. I know all the risk of catching stds through these acts. (oral/sharing...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
The symptoms you are describing are not typical of Acute Retrroviral Syndrome (earliest stage of HIV infection). The rashes and acne seem to preceed by a long time your contact. I am glad you are getting retested as recommended, that is the best... Read more »

"Very Nervous Need Help" regarding supposed HIV symptoms after protected sex

In Agust I had protected sex with a prostitute. And ever since I have had HIV like symptoms. I know symptoms arent a good indicator but all of them seem to be related to HIV. Around 7-8 weeks I developed a rash on my chest, back, arms and butt....
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,As long as you used the condom correctly during the sex you had in August, it doesn't sound you got HIV from that incident. Protected sex will not allow HIV to get inside your body.That being said, it sounds like you... Read more »
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Tomorrow I get results and I'm nervous

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I just found this board and thought maybe talking to someone might make me feel better. I took an HIV test on 3/8/02. Tomorrow will have been two weeks and I guess I'm nervous about hearing from my doctor. My first and last HIV test was over... Read more »

Getting nervous

Posted by whyme, 1 Reply
I'm going to get my results for throat gonnorrea tomorrow. I have had a cough and sore throat now for almost 4 week since my glory hole adventure. I hope I just have a lingering cold. Any thought about my situation would be nice to hear. I need... Read more »

Nervous about possible results...

Posted by ParanoidMan, 1 Reply
Hi all, hopefully I can get a clear answer from someone here...

I'm 28yo bi male, and about two weeks ago I engaged in unprotected oral and anal (as the top) with a guy I met online. The encounter didn't last long, maybe about two 5 minute sessions.... Read more »

4 months, getting nervous

Posted by eddie14, 1 Reply
well, it has been 4 months since my exposure. The exposure has been called "little to no risk" by the CDC, as well as two other "experts" I had an encounter with an escort that included unprotected oral sex, (she sucked me) and protected vaginal... Read more »