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Worried Well Hiv

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Am I a Worried Well or HIV +???

Dr. Bob, I fully admit that I'm prone to stressing out! But my symptoms, from what I've read, are somewhat worrisome to me, even though I've tested negative at 14.5 weeks! If you could please, please answer my question,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello "Prone to Stressing Out,"Here are your answers:1.Anxiety, definitely, undoubtedly anxiety2.Zip, zero, zilch, nada3.Nope. I agree with the health department. The CDC recommendation is for "significant exposure," which would... Read more »

Worried well...or HIV+, Going Crazy Either Way.

I'm a 28 year old gay male who has always practiced strict safe sex. Three weeks ago, I had a... Read more »

Worried Well in 3 Episodes of HIV Exposure

Dr. Bob,First of all, its such my great happiness to know you in this reputable site. You are like... Read more »

A Day in the Life: Nelson Vergel on Wellness, Worry and Multidrug-Resistant HIV (Video)

Keeping up with HIV meds often means having to weave daily doses into a busy life. How do other HIVers do it? In each episode of this video series, we'll take a peek into the day-to-day routine of a person who's living with HIV, taking HIV meds, and... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Are You a "Worried Well" Person?

Many people are fearful that they have HIV, even though they are either at very low risk of infection, or have tested negative for HIV. The common term informally used to describe people in this situation is "worried well." This term generally... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV Wellness Series: Ready, Set ... When?

Just exactly when the optimal time is to start HIV medications is hotly debated, with the heat supplied by a clash between the need to balance the benefits and toxicities of antiretroviral therapy (ART) and provocative new data pointing to the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV and the Recession: Living Well in Tough Times

Table of Contents Introduction Don't Delay Housing Help Health Care and Medications Take Drug Companies Up On Their Offer Mental Health Eating and Sleeping Well Complementary Therapies Conclusion Selected Sources ... Read more »
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Worried Wells Stop the Worry

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
For all you worried wells, I've been there. I had unprotected sex with someone I didn't know that picked me up at the bar. And after that I sure learnt allot of things, especially about HIV. For over a year and a half I worried and obsessed about... Read more »

Worried Well...or Worried Sick...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Oh boy, I never thought I would become one of those worried well people...but after testing at six months I am still concerned about my results, even though the results were neg! ARG, I can't belive I'm a non beliver in my results, it's not that I... Read more »

Worried Well ... or Rightly Worried???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi folks,

Been all over the web ... posted here to the experts on my concern with no answers as of yet ... so figured I'd post my incident on this board to see what ya'll think!

Basically ... given the following experience I would like to know (a) am... Read more »

Mommy worried well

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Some may say that I am a beyond worried well.
I separated from my husband, and we reunited. He said that he wasn't with anyone else, and got an HIV test done.
I was nursing my son, until I found out that my husband was having sex with other women, and... Read more »