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Loose Stool Worried It Could Be HIV

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Worried

HI, doctor I am really worried. I have tested Positive for elisa test 4 times but negative for western blot 4 times. My doctor did viral load test 4 times and it came out negative all the time. my cd 4 count is normal. I am so worried that It might...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,A reactive (positive) ELISA coupled with a negative Western Blot is considered a negative HIV screening! Consequently you've had four negative HIV-screening tests! Viral load testing is generally not used for HIV diagnostic Read more »

I am worried sick..I have donated..Plese Reply.......Please

Hello doctor,I am going through severe anxiety..I did post here earlier and you told me that I... Read more »

Antibiotics, Sustiva, Truvada and loose stools

Hey!Haven't found anything about this elsewhere. I had a Nocardia pneumonia about a year ago and... Read more »
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The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...predisposed to anxiety, individuals facing physical challenges, such as chronic illness like HIV/AIDS or cancer, experience excessive worry and fear at a higher rate than the general population. The challenges associated with a virus that wants... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

... or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major components: ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Worry Conviction of Gay Couple in Malawi Could Hurt Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

...send them to jail for more than a decade, a ruling activists fear could send others into hiding and hamper the fight against AIDS," NPR reports. The piece examines the situation in other African countries and efforts to promote HIV prevention... Read more »
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I am worried my 3 month test isnt accurate.

Posted by Worried12, 11 Replies
...First let me say I am sorry for asking "stupid" questions. I think I have an anxiety disorder, and I will seek help when this HIV thing is resolved. I was tested at nearly 4 months, but I have heard it is possible to not be accurate until 6... Read more »

Worried after multiple encounters

Posted by worriedOZ, 2 Replies
...experiencing a moderate night sweat, then about 4 mild ones, then a severe one, then a mild one and then they disappeared. Some loose stool as well. I am just really scared about these night sweats because my acts were certainly very low risk -... Read more »

Worried over nothing? I hope...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...with me as the bottom, ejaculaton inside my rectum. Somewhere between the first and second encounters I noticed I was having loose stools. Figured nothing of it until about the end of April. One day after work I ate some cereal and not long... Read more »

PLEASE help! Rash, no fever...worried SICK

Posted by molls1992, 4 Replies
...from what I KNOW of him, he hasn't been with anyone other than me for over a year, and is 100% heterosexual. I just had an HIV test in April after being with him....NEGATIVE. But now after this last instance, I've developed a HORRIBLY itchy... Read more »