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Symptoms Of Severe Hiv Anxiety

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Severe Anxiety and Symptoms

Hi,I am a heterosexual 20 year old male and about three months ago I had vaginal sex with a woman in which the condom broke. I became very worried immediately! The very next day I began having dull pains in my groin area. A few days later, my...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I know that it's sometimes hard to buy the fact that anxiety can cause physical symptoms. I believe that it can (especially gastrointestinal problems), but I do not believe that it does all the time. Okay, here's a question. You are... Read more »

HIV Anxiety and Symptoms

Hello, I am a 26 year old African American female. For the past six to 8 months I have lived in... Read more »


Recently, I had an encounter with a female commercial sex worker in Thailand.She and I engaged in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Women With HIV Have More Severe Menopause Symptoms

A study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital indicated that women with HIV have more severe hot flashes than women without HIV, and the hot flashes have a larger disruption on their quality of life (QOL) and daily functioning. The... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Nationwide Survey Shows 80% of HIV-Positive Patients Report Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

Chicago, Ill. -- Key findings of a national physician and patient survey conducted by the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC) demonstrate a strong link between HIV infection and the mental health of patients diagnosed with... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Time Between Initial HIV Infection and AIDS is Not Symptom-Free

If left untreated, HIV infection inevitably degrades the immune system, leading to the development of life-threatening infections -- AIDS -- about 10 years later. The time between initial HIV infection and the development of AIDS is commonly... 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 »
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Symptoms of HIV or Anxiety?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies

For 7-8 weeks now I have been experiencing random pains (all over) that last seconds before hitting another part of my body - it happens every day but I will go an hour or two at times without feeling them.

Amongst all this I have experienced 5... Read more »

HIV Symptoms or my anxiety?

Posted by Freemind80, 1 Reply
About 2 1/2 weeks ago a lab tech came to my house to draw my blood (for life insurance purposes).

The tech was an hour late and he was visibly sick (excessive coughing, sniffling, etc.)

From the get go, everything just didn't feel good. He forgot to... Read more »

My symptoms and serious anxiety

Posted by pleasehelpme, 1 Reply
I am sure this is a question that has been posted here before but I would appreciate any honest opinions on my position.

I am a 36 year old married man from the UK who recently had an encounter with a sex worker in Singapore. This was an isolated... Read more »

Hiv symptom or Anxiety? Hiv test this friday, scared! HELP!?

Posted by jessicajane, 1 Reply
So I'm a 24 heterosexual female and I have has risky sexual encounters. My last boyfriend I had got tested for hiv and he was negative. However my current boyfriend has not had an hiv test and I don't know his current status. We have been in a... Read more »