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White Bumps After Swallowing Worried I Have HIV

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...you don't. This can happen for any number of reasons, including guilt, stress or obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears about HIV are legitimate and when they're not. Keep in mind that, if you're worried that something you did put you at risk for HIV, no matter how "out there" you might think your action was, it's pretty much guaranteed that other people have worried about the same thing. In fact, TheBody.com's ...
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my husband of 7years took a hiv test and was negative so this means i shouldnt worry

My husband took an hiv test we have been together for over 7 years and havent ever used protection and we both have been loyal to one another his test result was negative so i should have nothing to worry about correct?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...both have been faithful and neither of you has had another sexual partner or injected drugs, then you should have nothing to worry about. Read more »

been awhile

Dr. Bob,I continue to read your posts to get thru my window period. I had found some peace in convincing myself that I was OK after a low risk oral episode. I talked with my male partner (I'm female) and he said he didn't have HIV or any STD's but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Unfortunately I cannot diagnose "white blister type things" over the Internet. You'll need to show them to your doctor.I'm glad you are finding the information in this Read more »

if me or my girlfriend are hiv+

a couple weeks ago my girlfriend gave me oral sex and now she has a white spot on her uluva and complains of diffuctly swallowing and a sore throat but her doctor told her it was pseudomembranous candidiasis but he never done n e tests could it jsu...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...themselves had never shared needles or had sex with anyone else or is otherwise known to be HIV-negative. Instead of guessing and worrying, find out.DW Read more »

Dating Tips Guy: Navigating the Minefield Called Life, or I Swallowed - Should I Worry?

Hi Dr. Bob, it's Dating Tips Guy. I caught a looksie at some of those bare-chested Dr. Bob pics, and what I said before holds true: You really are a hottie! When last we wrote, I was telling you of my recent decision to embrace life more fully and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you've got a mouthful of "baby batter," perhaps the best advice is to get rid of it quickly, either by spitting it out or by swallowing it. Is one method safer than the other? Most guidelines recommend spitting over swallowing, but we really... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blacks More Worried About HIV Than Whites

...are combined with responses from persons indicating they are "somewhat concerned," 51 percent of African Americans expressed worry about HIV compared to 16 percent of whites and 42 percent of Latinos. Thirty-two percent of Latinos and African... 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 »
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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 »
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Worried About Infection - Thank U 4 Advice

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I recently had my first series of sexual experiences ever in the past four weeks and am now worrying, kicking myself, stressing to the point of gray hairs, and hating myself because of potential HIV symptoms that I'm now experiencing. Read more »

throat discomfort & white spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ot swallow my salica. Also, the neck feels itchy. This is happening to me in the 7th month post exposure and making me really worried. Does anyone think its thrush? Its been going on for over a month now. Please share your knowledge... Thanks 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 »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
...the recounted encounter. I'm going to get tested May 3 (in respecting the three month afterwards rule of thumb). Should I be worried? Read more »