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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 »

worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
Hi i am a male from malaysia,i was just hanging around with my friend last week,we were just sitting in a corner playing with our handhelp videogames.suddenly a group of 6 homosexual indian people walked past,they were talking and shouting alll... Read more »

stinging sensation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if feeling a stinging sensation inside one's penis once every 3 or four hrs is a symptom of HIV?

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So worried about groin pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
So my stupid ass had sex with two prositutes in the Dominican Republic a few weeks ago. I know that the HIV rate there is extremely high, so I am very worried that one or both of the women may have been positive.

I used a condom both times, and... Read more »

worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
4 weeks ago I had unprotected oral(I was the receiver) with a girl. 2 weeks later I started getting back and neck pains. Plus regularly feeling mildly sick. Now those back and neck pains are getting quite severe(I'm literally in agony as I type... Read more »
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Needle worry...very very worried (NEEDLE STICK) (URBAN LEGEND, 2009)

I went to a Club/Bar in China and i was wearing my Jeans (and also underwear inside the jeans)i was standing and suddenly i felt a sting kind of stuff on my right butt cheek. I tried to feel for what happened(after around 2 second) but cudnt find...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A "sting kind of stuff on (your) right butt cheek"???? Oh my. Your "needle worry" is really needless worry! (See below.)To answer your specific questions:1.No, there are no documented cases of psychotic HIV-infected... Read more »

worry worry worry.

had sex with a hiv positive woman,nov 4 2007,tested negative with ELISA,twenty days after,a doctor gave me zidovudin as PEP from the twenty fifth day which i could take only 20 tablets for 10 days and stoped because of side effects.tested again -ve...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I need to highlight several important issues in your post:1.Unprotected sex did place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Consequently HIV testing is warranted.2.The appropriate HIV diagnostic screening test is an ELISA (EIA,... Read more »

Horrible neck pain, very worried

Hi Doctor Robert, I have taken the advice you give to everyone on here and researched through A LOT of the Q&A's on here (even the ones from 1996 and 1997), but have yet to find a definitive answer. A month ago i experienced a possible...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The symptoms you describe are not at all typical of HIV. The lymphadenopathy (swollen lymph nodes) associated with HIV disease are generalized (not just located in the neck) and not painful. If your neck is sore, see your doctor. Most likely... Read more »

painful glands for 5 years (message for worried wells)

i had two risky encounters traveling in thailand 8 years ago. the first happened in bankok when i had just arrived, i drunkenly had unprotected sex for a couple of minutes before i realised what a stupid thing i was doing. i found out later he was a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'd like to wish you a long-overdue WOO-de-frickin'-HOO! Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your story about your self-induced exile in worried-well hell. Your post (and your 150% certainty!) will fit nicely into our new... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Release of Lansing Sex Sting Police Report Raises Concerns About Disclosure of HIV Status

Advocates are asking why the Lansing Police Department's report of a May 22 sex sting included the information that one of the arrested men is HIV-positive. According to the report, the man, whose identity was withheld by the Michigan Messenger,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Books Accuse UNAIDS of Inflating HIV Prevalence Estimates to Increase Donor Funding

UNAIDS in two recently published books has "come under stinging attack" and been accused of "allowing politics to trump science in its efforts to combat" HIV/AIDS, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. According to AFP/ Yahoo! News , the books have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Increasing in Australia

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To Treat or Not To Treat ...

Let's say you have just received an HIV diagnosis, due to Pneumocystis pneumonia, a CD4 count of 120 and viral load at 260,000. Ask 100 doctors if you should be treated with antivirals (in addition to antibiotics and subsequent prophylaxis for the... Read more »