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Neuropathy Worried It Could Be Ars

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peripheral neuropathy guy sending his woohoo---please post for worried wells

Hey Dr Bob,It's me again. You know. The peripheral neuropathy guy. And you are probably asking yourself...which PN guy....right.Let me explain my situation for all of those million or billion worried wells. I had unprotected vaginal sex with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi PN-guy,Excellent news! Congratulations and WOO-HOO!!!Yes, excessive unwarranted testing is indeed expensive. Speaking of costs, did you know it only costs 80 cents to save a child's life in Africa by giving an HIV-positive pregnant woman anti-HIV... Read more »

Comfort for the Worry Wells

Hi Bob,I wanted to email you, not with a question but with some info that may be of help to all... Read more »

Neuropathy?

My question: Starting about 2 weeks ago, I started getting a feeling on my left calf like a bug... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support Read more »
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

...Mar 22, 2006 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... Read more »
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Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...worried this may be PN and am still a few weeks away from my conclusive result. Hoping to ease my mind a bit. I have read that neuropathy generally starts in the toes, then moves up gradually and may even involve the fingers but doesn't really... Read more »

NEUROPATHY

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
JUST HAD A QUESTION. IS THIS SOMETHING U GET IN EARLY HIV INFECTION? I'VE FELT THIS PINS AND NEEDLES SENSATION ON BOTH ARMS AND BURNING FEET AND NOW IM SCARED I HAVE HIV. MY EXPOSURE WAS A FEW MONTHS AGO (VAGINAL) IM STRESSING OUT SO MUCH AND I... Read more »

worried2002

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am also glad your still on this board.I have a question if you have read anything about neuropathyy being an early sign of hiv ,I always thought it was due to treatment or in advanced cases.I read somewhere it could be an early Read more »

To all the worried wells...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...state your symptoms, are you aware of the difference between AIDS and ARS? For example, if you are worried about peripheral neuropathy, you are not talking about ARS. You are talking about long term HIV infection. That's when neuropathy happens,... Read more »