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Stinging Pain During Seroconversion

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Can anxiety cause armpit and neck pain/stinging?

Posted by 333, 2 Replies
Hi all,

Can anyone tell be if severe anxiety can cause stinging pain in both armpits and at the back of the neck? Did anyone here experience that? Read more »

Can anxiety cause armpit and neck pain/stinging?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 2 Replies
Has anyone experienced this?
I know what anxiety and panic attack is as I have experienced it first hand but never before do I remember having this 'weird' sensation. Any worried wells here experience stinging pain in both armpits and constant dull... Read more »

Soreness - after seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
Are there any symptoms after sero conversion? Sore neck? Sore lymph nodes? or is there really no symptoms after seroconversion?

Jackie? Anyone?

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sign of seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Except the CBC blood work which could show the seroconversion pattern, what other sign of seroconversion indicates that this process is finished ?
would that be ...body irratation (very slightly needle pain feeling) + very slightly painful swollen... Read more »

seroconversion?

Posted by agny, 1 Reply
Just a question. It has been 4 days and I am in bed. Can't swollow bad sore throat and body aches and 100.3 fever. If there are symptoms can I have gotton them so soon? Read more »
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How can I reduce the pain of Seroconversion?

Hi,I contracted HIV 2 weeks ago on 12/7/2013 and started to develop symptoms of seroconversion on 22/7/2013. I tested positive yesterday 25/7/2013 however my question is - what is the best way for me to minimise the pain and symptoms of what i am...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
In general, these symptoms will pass, very much like when someone has the flu. Symptomatic relief with ibuprofen or naproxen containing products, along with good hydration usually lessens the severity of the symptoms.... Read more »

real suffering & pain- ARS, LATE SEROCONVERSION, OR ANXIETY?

Hello Doc. I am one of the folks who are sufferers when it comes to face the fear and anxiety pertaining to get overwhelmed of the symptoms after risk of exposure. Although, my question isnt any kind apart but it does cover an inevitable spectrum of...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure and then again at 90 days. As long as there are no other exposures happened during this time frame than the results are conclusive.I would continue following up... Read more »

Can surgery affect/delay seroconversion - 2nd attempt

Hi Dr. Bob,I asked once before and no response, but haven't seen anything in your archives, so I'm asking once more.I know you're very busy, but won't you please ease my pain, please? I had a low risk encounter (kissing,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Doomsday Guy,There was no response to your previous question, because the answer really is already in the archives!Briefly,1.Low-risk encounter plus negative HIV tests out to 22 weeks equals HIV negative.2.Neither surgery nor the medications you... Read more »

Seroconversion

Dear Dr. Frascino:I have had unprotected anal sex with an HIV positive person five and a half months ago. After a few months he discovered he was hiv+. (I know what you are going to say.. and I should have know better, thank you for the slap) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,And I hope that "SLAP" did sting a bit!Since you've had a significant exposure to a partner confirmed to be HIV positive, the CDC recommends HIV-antibody testing at the three- and six-month mark.I applaud your efforts to get... Read more »
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