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I tested HIV negative on both ellisa and 4th generation six months after sex with protection but have a general feeling of illness being tiredness ?

I tested HIV negative on both ellisa and 4th generation six months after sex with protection but have a general feeling of illness being tiredness ?

Check other viruses: Other viruses can be transmitted during intimacy such as cytomegalovirus (cmv), epstein barr virus (ebv), and hepatitis b or. Hepatitis c viruses. These viral infections can all be tested by blood. ...Read more

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Malaise (Definition)

Malaise is a general feeling of discomfort or unease. People may describe it as "being off" ...Read more


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What can I do to stop feeling really guilty for having a mental illness when there are so many struggling with physical illnesses ?

What can I do to stop feeling really guilty for having a mental illness when there are so many struggling with physical illnesses ?

We are not perfect: After practicing medicine for over 20 years now, I have come to the realization that we are not perfect entities that develop disease only because of some type of wrong that we either do to ourselves or someone does to us, we are all pre-programed to have something go wrong. What goes wrong depends on our specific genetics, whether it be mental illness, heart disease, cancer..acceptance is key. ...Read more

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Are there illnesses/disease that jogging or exercise can make worse. Left feeling awful most of the time now after i run. Never used to be the case?

Are there illnesses/disease that jogging or exercise can make worse.  Left feeling awful most of the time now after i run.  Never used to be the case?

Need check up: You need to see a doctor for a full history, physical examination, blood work and other tests as indicated. If you are left feeling awful, there can be many different reasons for this. Don't run until you are checked out and the doctor says it's ok. ...Read more

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Can you have a life threatening illness but still have appetite at the same time, feeling hungry & eating?

Can you have a life threatening illness but still have appetite at the same time, feeling hungry & eating?

Life threatening: I sure hope not! Please see - 1: Your Gynecologist 2: Your Psychologist Neither of these will think you are out of control and both will take good care of you. Want to hear something else! As you go through Gynecology and Psychology you will feel much better and tell all your friends. ...Read more

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I am feeling bad for a few days, I have flue and very hard cough, what's the good medcation or medcine for this illness?Please help me,

I am feeling bad for a few days, I have flue and very hard cough, what's the good medcation or medcine for this illness?Please help me,

Viral...: Flu is caused by a viral infection. If you call your doctor in the first 48 hours, an anti-viral medicine can be prescribed which may decrease duration and intensity of symptoms. Beyond this, the treatment is to treat the symptoms, rest, drink plenty of fluids and wash your hands often. See your doctor so treatment can be given. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me which illness is the condition of feeling overwhelmed most often related with.My first guess would be anxiety but is there more?

Can you please tell me which illness is the condition of feeling overwhelmed most often related with.My first guess would be anxiety but is there more?

Anxiety: I understand your concern. Feeling overwhelmed is very unpleasant feeling. It can feel like-‘Too much to take, too many thoughts to handle, too many stresses to cope with, too many problems to deal with; feeling swamped, exhausted, dazed, or stunned” Feeling overwhelmed can be a symptom of Anxiety due to stresses in journey of life. Become Captain of your overwhelming feelings, not VICTIM ...Read more

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Is homosexuality a mental illness or a natural feeling?

Is homosexuality a mental illness or a natural feeling?

Homosexuality: Homosexuality is a common and normal part of the human experience. Homosexuality is found in all species on the planet. It is not a mental illness. I would not use the word 'feeling' to describe the real part of humans that long for love and intimacy and sex. Human sexuality bring us spirituality, health, love, intimacy and connection. It makes our lives worth living. It brings us family. ...Read more

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What are some things I can do to psychologically deal with a physical illness? I suffer from multiple chronic illnesses and am feeling overwhelmed

What are some things I can do to psychologically deal with a physical illness? I suffer from multiple chronic illnesses and am feeling overwhelmed

Life-altering illnes: I agree with dr. Blumenfield's excellent thoughts. Also, please remember that like every person alive, you also have inner healing resources that can help you. Guided imagery with a skilled therapist who works with you individually, can help you tap into these. Some say it feels like a spiritual process of reconnecting with forgotten strengths, and even in overwhelm, they no longer feel alone. ...Read more

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Hello docs, is feeling suicidal a form of mental illness?

With a careful: History we can pin down a name to it, even if it is just an adjustment disorder to difficult life circumstances. If you or a friend are actively suicidal now, call 911 or go to the nearest er, or call the national suicide lifeline at: 1-800-273-talk (8255). Best wishes. ...Read more