... The bout of tonsillitis has probably left you run down. Now the anxiety of worrying about HIV is adding to symptoms. You took precautions. You are safe. ... (4 replies)
... My advice: have a regular blood test at a clinic. Otherwise it's likely that you'll come back to this forum questioning the results with the inevitable 'did I do the test correctly?' post. Usually, with people with your level of HIV anxiety (i.e. severely overreacting to and obsessing over a minuscule risk), the Oraquick isn't enough to reassure them. Go to your doctor's... (6 replies)
... You're only fueling your irrational fears by testing weekly. The testing process is highly anxiety-provoking and the relief that comes with a negative result is short lived. You have absolutely no reason to test at all. It's a waste of resources and abuse of the testing process.
My advice: find another therapist. (9 replies)
... The anxiety is driving me crazy. ... (4 replies)
... nderstanding, so trust me when I tell you that hiv tests are some of the most accurate tests today this is true for all types of the virus, not just the "normal" HIV 1 subtype B, subtypes O and N were an issue in the 90's not today. ... (10 replies)
... Again, I had to call in for results and this time the nurse said the same thing, but because of anxiety I kept pestering her and she said that they never give HIV results over the phone, but I believe again she said if anything was wrong they call. I then said but Im not sure if they tested for HIV she said "we did". ... (14 replies)
... IV, I am still thinking the worst. Do not worry guys, I have scheduled a counseling session both at my college and outside of the college setting to alleviate my anxiety and be able to speak to someone about this. I've even called Nightline to speak to them about my situation. ... (9 replies)
... I read somewhere that these kinds of lymph node issues are related to HIV infection. ... (1 replies)
... You're never going to put this behind you if you stay on HIV forums and keep searching the internet on HIV. You'll inevitably find incorrect information and your anxiety will make you seize on it and you'll keep spiraling downward. ... (4 replies)
... Without reading what you have I can't comment and we are not allowed to post about other sites, so all I will say is, it appears you still have anxiety about HIV, so take a blood test if you need to, but don't be shocked when you get another negative test. ... (4 replies)
... entered a zone of confusion and anxiety after falling ill last week. ... (1 replies)
... late seroconversion is myth and urban legend.
that said, your 8 week result is almost cement
it is unheard of for your results to change at this point.
so i would say your symptom is being caused by
your constant poking or anxiety or something else
not related to HIV.
working with your doctor is the best way to deal with it.
good luck (5 replies)
... hi i taken hiv test on 8 weeks and i came back negative however 2 weeks after i can feel lymph node under my jaws which need to tilt down my head and hardly to palpate.. ... (5 replies)
... ng to say that after 3 and a half months since my last sexual encounter which was protected sex and 6 months after the one before that one, I tested negative for HIV and also for other STDs. I feel so good to have my life back and not be worried with constant anxiety. I want to thank everyone on here for supporting me. ... (2 replies)
... First you really need to stop googling symptoms, it only fuels your anxiety and while there is a lot of valuable resources online there is also a lot of misinformation. ... (13 replies)
... Your unprotected sex, which was your last exposure of any real risk. Did you take HIV tests and did you complete a 12 week test or later? ... (14 replies)
... You really should seek mental counseling, it's clear that all this anxiety is having a negative impact in your quality of life and that you are obsessing about hiv, your test was offcourse conclusive and you already know this, but it's clear that you can't move on and every little thing that happens to your body you atribute to hiv, if you can please seek help. (6 replies)
... is for sure you did not got HIV from what you described you had protected sex so no risk, as for your symptoms go to a doctor, but I bet that most if not all are anxiety related, anxiety and stress can cause havoc in your body. ... (5 replies)
... I have been reading the forums and probably not a good ideal. I believe I have an anxiety issue but want to put this out here anyways. ... (4 replies)
... Your risk for HIV infection is virtually zero. Expect negatives. ... (3 replies)