Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Thrush After Receiving Head Worried I Have HIV

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

HIV Related or All In My Head?

I've been infected for 7+ years and I'm in my early 30's. I'm not on meds yet, because my numbers have been good. I often worry about every little thing. I'm sure most of my issues are just stress related, but I do wonder whether it is HIV.There...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...What you are going through is not at all unusual. Many people start to worry about little things that, most likely have no significance.It is true that HIV can cause gum disease and it is very importnat Read more »

You HAVE to post my woooooooooohoooooooooo for other worried wells!!!!!!!!

Dr. Bob,First of all I want to thank you for all you do. I've read everything on this website for... Read more »

Worried again (CUNNILINGUS, 2009)

Dear Dr. Bob: Thank you for all that you do here. It is a fact that knowledge is the best tool we... Read more »
Articles
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...predisposed to anxiety, individuals facing physical challenges, such as chronic illness like HIV/AIDS or cancer, experience excessive worry and fear at a higher rate than the general population. The challenges associated with a virus that wants... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Worry Conviction of Gay Couple in Malawi Could Hurt Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

...hamper the fight against AIDS," NPR reports. The piece examines the situation in other African countries and efforts to promote HIV prevention and treatment among MSM. "Gay people forced underground in Africa are unlikely to seek counseling and... Read more »
Connect With Others

Afraid. Are they signs? How risky?

Posted by Onsen3, 2 Replies
...originally did to me. However the man I met up with gave me unprotected oral sex and I allowed it. I also kissed him too. I am worried because recently I have had some strange occurrences with my body all of which occurred a few days after the... Read more »

I need some help understanding!

Posted by proxywife, 3 Replies
...lifestyle that I feel is horrible for this illness, he told me that has lost over 50 lbs already, has a skin rash and mouth thrush, he also said that he is having an unrelated heart condition. When he called me it was from a bar, he was drunk... Read more »

Can't get it out of my head

Posted by kev2006, 5 Replies
...ulcer on my tongue and have had loose stools virtually every day for weeks and weeks. I went to the GP today who knows about my worries. He's had me on a low dose antidepressant for anxiety but he changed his plan today. He suggested that I... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »