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Ocd About Hiv

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OCD & HIV Meds

I am hiv poz; on epevir; viramune; and viread. I aslo have ocd and started taking celexa 60 mg. daily six monthas ago, but my ocd has not deminished. my psychiatrist said celexa was the safest med. he could give me with the least interaction with my...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Prozac (fluoxetine 20 - 80 mg/day) and Zoloft (up to 200 mg/day) are quite effective at treating OCD. Prozac and Zoloft have no significant interaction with the medications that you're taking.... Read more »

OCD about HIV

i know you get many questions regarding OCD about HIV and AIDS. I tested negative a little over... Read more »

OCD and HIV

Hello, I was recently diagnosed HIV+ (DEC 2006). I also suffer from clinical OCD which I've... Read more »
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Just went to look up obsessive- compulsive disorder (OCD) in the dictionary, actually in two dictionaries. It was in neither. So, while I'm reasonably sure I've had it for years, I'm not sure, clinically, what it is. Is that, in fact, what I've had?... Read more »
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Caring for the (Near) Majority: Addressing the Needs of Older Adults With HIV

Thanks to the success of HIV treatment, and the fact that one in six new HIV infections occurs in older adults, people ages 50 and older will account for the majority of people with HIV in the U.S. by 2015. But they face many barriers to HIV testing... Read more »
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Getting Informed About HIV

What Is HIV Disease? Simply put, HIV disease is a disease of the immune system, although it can affect other parts of the body like the brain or kidneys. HIV ( human immunodeficiency virus ) causes disease because it gets into immune cells --... Read more »
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OCD about HIV

Posted by preferanon, 5 Replies
I have OCD about having HIV, my girlfriends dad is away from home quite a lot and his family suspect him to be sleeping with quite a lot of prostitutes, therefore may have STDs including HIV, since then I have feared that (somehow) my girlfriend... Read more »

OCD over HIV...please pray for me.

Posted by rustychaucer5968, 2 Replies
Hello everyone,

I have been using this site to cope with my anxiety over HIV. I am using Paxil 80mg a day already. I am seeing a mental health clinician as well. But it seems that I can not let go this HIV OCD.

My last at risk behavior was 2006. I... Read more »

OCD, eye, and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Dear all,
I am 30 years old and suffer from OCD. Contamination fears and everything. Here is what happened last saturday. I was at a laundromat washing my clothes. I went to the bathroom and washed my hands.
I used a lot of soap because of my... Read more »

OCD or possible HIV risk?

Posted by 613, 4 Replies
About 6-8 months ago my room mate had sex with his girlfriend in the shower. After they finished I used the shower, but not immediately after they were done. I washed and all, but now I worry that he may have cum all over my wash rag as a joke and I... Read more »