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Signs And Symptoms Of Being Sick

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worried sick about HIV risk and symptoms

Dear Dr. Franscino,I am very worried about my potential exposure to HIV and worried that the symptoms I had suffered are a sign of ARS.On my way to a clinic in West Hollywood I had noticed I had a bleeding cuticle. I noticed the bleeding about 5...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Actually, it's Frascino, not Franscino. So, you can just call me Dr. Bob. Shaking hands with "a couple of gentlemen" at a West Hollywood clinic is not a risk for acquiring HIV, even if you had a bleeding cuticle! Would you freak... Read more »

what minor symptoms may indicate a sick liver

Hi,I am worried about HCC caused by Hepatitis. In many cases, HCC kills the patient within months!... Read more »

Is what I'm feeling signs of early HIV symptoms???

Hello,I'm feeling very stressed out and was hoping that you could give me a few... Read more »
The Well Project

Stress Management and HIV

Table of Contents Stress and HIV Signs of Stress Common Causes of Stress How to Decrease Stress Depression Other Tips for Reducing Stress Stress and HIV Everyone deals with a certain amount of stress every day. But if you are... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

HIV/AIDS: Frequently Asked Questions

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U.S. National Institute of Mental Health


Introduction What Is a Depressive Disorder? Types of Depression Symptoms of Depression and Mania Causes of Depression Diagnostic Evaluation and Treatment Psychotherapies How to Help Yourself If You Are Depressed Where to Get Help Further... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What To Do If You Get Sick: 2009 H1N1 and Seasonal Flu

How do I know if I have the flu? What should I do if I get sick? What are the emergency warning signs? Do I need to go the emergency room if I am only a little sick? Are there medicines to treat 2009 H1N1? How long should I stay home if... Read more »
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Unprotected blow job, possible ARS symptoms. Worried sick!

Posted by Standinthefire, 1 Reply
I got an unprotected blow job 5 weeks, 2 days ago. In week 2-3 I experienced chills, mild nausea, body aches, back pain and fatigue. On Saturday (day 33) I had a 2 cm unexplained bruise on my arm. Today, the bruise has turned red and somewhat itchy... Read more »

Flipping out. Sick of reading about symptoms...

Posted by countingdays, 1 Reply
Day 11. It goes on. I get up, I read about symptoms. I check myself over.

11 days ago I had three encounters, all unprotected oral (receiving), plus protected vaginal. One of these was particularly dodgy. Since then, I have been a complete basket... Read more »

Very sick and can't work, help?

Posted by orlean34, 3 Replies
I had an incident where i was receptive in anal sex for a short period, in and out once. I did notice that he had a decent amount of precum. I also noticed afterwards that there was some blood from my anus.

2 weeks later I had a stiff neck, body... Read more »

help me worried sick ... can do it anymore

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Well first im a 19 year old girl whos had like 9 partners and then got test and the test was negative and that was about 2 years ago

since then i had sex with 3 guys.
first one was in a relationship and the one im kind of worried about was one i... Read more »