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Tingling In Fingers After Fingering Worried I Have HIV

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Comfort for the Worry Wells

Hi Bob,I wanted to email you, not with a question but with some info that may be of help to all those people who are worrying themselves sick over possible ARS / HIV symptoms and how powerful the human mind can be.Holidaying in Bangkok a few months...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Cole,Thanks for your thanks and kind comments and for taking the time to write in and share your story. Hopefully it will help other worried wells escape their own self-induced worried-well hells!Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

I was worried for two years

Dear Dr Bob. This is not a question infact. This is my experience. I am submitting this post... Read more »

HIV worries and Aches

I was tested negative with PCR not too long ago; now I experienced some tingling around my arms and... Read more »
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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 »
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VERY WORRIED

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...getting achy muscles, as though I'd been working out in the gym, even though I hadn't been and tingling in my legs, arms and fingers. Some of my lymph nodes appear to be sllightly swollen and I have been getting some night sweats, not really bad... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...and Ibuprofen in my system. I have mild eczema on my hands. It is very symmetrical and is located on the inside of my index fingers and the top of my pinky fingers. It's been there since I was about 10. About 4 weeks after my exposure I... Read more »

To the other 6 worried wells

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Just wondering if any of you others with these ongoing symptoms have been tested for HTLV,I haven't.If nobody has tested for this maybe we should. Read more »

Another worried guy right here

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...as its making me too scarred to go and get tested again after the awful feeling that I encountered last time. Should I be worrying? Is Oral sex such a high risk? How about the anal sex encounters? Please help Read more »