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Symptoms of Stress and Symptoms of HIV/AIDS

Can stress cause thrush and/or other symptoms of HIV infection?Thanks....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.Emotional stress (due to anxiety, depression, and many other causes), can itself cause many symptoms that are very similar to those of HIV/AIDS, and many other diseases. Some people who are suffering from severe... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Symptoms ?

What are symptoms of HIV/AIDS? I just lost my only brother who lived in Europe, and might have been heterosexual active. My family have told me some changes my brother was exhibiting, but are not sure if it was HIV indicators. Please explain to us...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
The symptoms of HIV/AIDS can include weight loss, fatigue, diarrhea, headaches, night sweats and many other non-specific problems. If you are worried, I would strongly recommend getting HIV tested to know for sure. It is very important to make a... Read more »

Life Insurance medical exam/Similar symptoms to HIV/AIDS

Hello I have 2 questions:1) What happens if an individual has been declined for life insurance due to having the HIV virus or the AIDS virus yet unaware? Does the Life Ins. Co. normally notify the individual (by mail, ph, etc?)and advise...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Usually when a person is declined coverage, either the insurance company tells him why or advises him how to get more information with respect to why coverage was denied. I do not know what disease has symptoms closest to HIV but it is probably... Read more »

Supposed "Symptoms common in HIV/AIDS" caused by worry/anxiety

Hi. First time on this forum. Have a situation. I was in this shop about a month or two ago, where I accidentally cut myself with the metal part of a scotch tape on the ledge, and a huge scrape resulted and seemed deep. The metal part was on the...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Sounds like you had <b>no risk</b> for HIV. While you did get cut and there's a chance that others got cut on the same metal part, there's no chance that blood went directly/immediately from one... Read more »
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HIV------AIDS???????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
WELL I WAS WONDERING SOMEONE WHO NEVER KNOW THEY HAVE HIV AND DEVELOPE AIDS ... WELL MY QUESTION IS LET SAY HAD HIV AND DIDNT EVEN KNOW AND THEN I GOT AIDS BECAUSE I DIDNT DO ANY MEDICAL TREATMENT FROM HIV BECAUSE I DIDNT KNOW. HOW WOULD I KNOW... Read more »

HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have not ever had sex with any person. The only thing I have done is self-masturbation, but recently I had this burning sensation around my right foot. It feels like it has a fever. I'm a little worried, because I get a lot of sore, throats,... Read more »

Have I Got Hiv/Aids ?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello all

I am a 19 year old male teen who at the momment is working away in inonisea in jakarta (asia) about 5 weeks ago i slept with a prostiute (i know very stuid) and i was also a little drunk anyways i fingered her for a bit and did some... Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
Key facts about HIV/AIDS
Reuters NewMedia - August 10, 2006
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The world's largest international AIDS conference opens in Toronto, on Sunday, 25 years after the epidemic... Read more »