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Had test after 18 days , negative for STDs and HIV , can anxiety stress make you think you have HIV symptoms?

Had test after 18 days , negative for STDs and HIV , can anxiety stress make you think you have HIV symptoms?

That is possible.: Are you using safe sex? Using unsafe approaches to sex can certainly heighten std fears (; increase std risk as well). Take care. ...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


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Should I get medication for anxiety? I have tested at 5 months 8 panel std and HIv (4th gen) and antibody at 7 mon and can't move on. Still scared.

Should I get medication for anxiety? I have tested at 5 months 8 panel std and HIv (4th gen) and antibody at 7 mon and can't move on. Still scared.

Anxiety: If you have immobilizing, disabling anxiety that interferes with your thoughts and activities, then yes, you deserve evaluation and treatment to help you reach a position from which you can function normally. Talk with your doctor for a referral, or a behavioral health center, or seek a therapist. ...Read more

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My vagina burns all the time i can't get any relief and can't see a dr I don't know what to do could be from anxiety please help me I have no yeast STD or bv?

My vagina burns all the time i can't get any relief and can't see a dr I don't know what to do could be from anxiety please help me I have no yeast STD or bv?

See an OB/GYN: I know you said you cannot see a doctor, but if the issue is payment you may be able to find a women's clinic near you which will take your income into account and either reduce the cost or allow you to pay it off gradually. Obviously this needs to be taken care of. Wish i could do more, but you need an examination. ...Read more

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Any touch including clothing causes tingling sensation in glans. Std test negative. Sudden onset of rapid premature ejaculation. Anxiety. Thoughts?

Any touch including clothing causes tingling sensation in glans. Std test negative.  Sudden onset of rapid premature ejaculation. Anxiety. Thoughts?

Discuss with doctor: What you are describing could be a combination of both physical and psychological conditions. First rule out the medical and then consult with a psychologist if your doctor does not find the cause. ...Read more

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Tablets for anxiety? I have burning vagina all time , no std's, no uti's, no infections! doctor says its anxiety also muscle spasms all over body aswell

Tablets for anxiety? I have burning vagina all time , no std's, no uti's, no infections! doctor says its anxiety also muscle spasms all  over body aswell

Doctor says anxiety?: If u were seen by u physician and he diagnosed u with anxiety , ask him to give u treatment for it and see how u will feel. Good luck. ...Read more

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What s all the ways to get a STD is it honestly only through sex?

What s all the ways to get a STD is it honestly only through sex?

Yup: That's why they're called sexually transmitted diseases. Of course, tainted blood in a transfusion or contaminated needle pricks can transmit some std like HIV or hcv. ...Read more

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Can you tell if you have or been exsposed to an STD/STI with in 12 hours? If so which one(s)

Too soon: Gonorrhea and chlamydia testing is valid after 4-5 days, but no sooner. Blood tests for syphilis, HIV, etc take a few weeks. Be on the alert for symptoms like discharge from the penis, painful urination, or genital sores, which can show up any time from 2 days to a couple of weeks. Get checked ASAP if symptoms appear, otherwise best to wait a few days. ...Read more

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Can you tell if you have or been exsposed to an STD/STI with in 12 hours? If so which one(s).

Can you tell if you have or been exsposed to an STD/STI with in 12 hours? If so which one(s).

Don't bet on it: If you suspect you have been exposed pay attention and get checked out with any change in your system or at least every 6 mo.Viral illnesses like herpes and HIV take time to set up in your system and 12 hrs is too soon for them to show their presence, or generate any positive tests.Chlamydia & gonorrhea may produce no symptoms but should turn tests positive within the first week. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Feeling Anxious (Definition)

different subjective and objective symptoms of anxiety. The ones usually first encountered are: rapid heart beats, increased breathing, hypervigilance, and rapid thinking. For a complete list and a thorough understanding of the how's and why's ...Read more