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I have anxiety and every symptom i think of happen to me. I think of HIV and aids symptoms and then i feel them. And it makes my anxiety really bad?

I have anxiety and every symptom i think of happen to me. I think of HIV and aids symptoms and then i feel them. And it makes my anxiety really bad?

Anxiety/Imagination: http://youtu.be/kyjdekjiaog check out this video.... One of the best discussions on worry, anxiety, and stress. Your brain can turn anxiety into calmness but you might need a good counselor to help you. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Hiv (Definition)

Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more


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Can anxiety and stress cause HIV symptoms?

Can anxiety and stress cause HIV symptoms?

No: Although HIV have to do with immune systems but unless you engage in risky exposure because of stress and anxiety., one does not cause the other by themselves. ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety lead to HIV symptoms?

Can stress and anxiety lead to HIV symptoms?

No, except...: ...Insofar as that under stress and anxiety people tend to engage in riskier, tension relieving activity. ...Read more

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Are there similar symptoms of anxiety and hiv?

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None: There are no specific symptoms of HIV that overlap with anxiety. If you are anxious over the possibility of having hiv, go get tested! ...Read more

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How you know if you git HIV or anxiety symptoms?

How you know if you git HIV or anxiety symptoms?

Both are possible: It is possible to be both hiv+ and have anxiety symptoms -- one doesn't rule out the other. You can get tested for HIV through your family physician's office. That would be the best idea, so you can get help and support for either condition. There are also public resources for HIV testing: http://hivtest.Cdc.Gov/. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cancer, hiv, and anxiety problems?

What are the symptoms of cancer, hiv, and anxiety problems?

A lot of questions: I cannot really provide a brief answer for symptoms of cancer and hiv, as that covers a lot of territory. Naturally, one could become highly emotional, upset, anxious and depressed when given the diagnosis of any severe disease which can be life threatening. I would add, that most centers which deal with such diseases, have support groups which can be highly beneficial to lower anxiety. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have HIV ars symptoms after 6 weeks of exposure? How conclusive is HIV RNA and combo at 23.5 days? Acute anxiety, please help!!!

Be tested!: It's pretty clear that you need to be tested. Also, you need to prevent exposure - safe sex is the only kind of sex that makes sense for so many reasons. While being tested, ask your questions and learn how to take care of yourself. Life will be less anxiety provoking when you do. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more