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HIV anxiety causing muscle pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi ...this is related to hiv infection
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXX
Doctor :   Please go ahead
User :   not sure...i had gone to XXX few days back
User :   n had sex ...protected one..used a condom .....
User :   i had sex on almost 2 weeks before....
Doctor :   ok
User :   after that cam back to india.....
User :   was alright for 3-4 days
Doctor :   How many times in XXX ?
User :   then developed mild fever......
User :   shown to the doctor & he suggested me to get some blood test done...not for HIV but
User :   2 times
User :   blood report for malaria including peripheral smear came ok
Doctor :   Ok
User :   doctor told it is viral & gave some medicines
Doctor :   ok
User :   fever is almost gone...but i m having muscle pain in my thies & and around knees
User :   really worried if these are the symptoms of HIV+
User :   can u guide me
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Do you know the exact date of intercourse?
User :   on 28 Aug & 03 Sep
User :   both times with condom
Doctor :   It is not risky if it is with a condom
Doctor :   the symptoms of HIV do not start so early
User :   yea..i know that.....but i read some where that they can start anytime from 2 -4 weeks
Doctor :   The viral fever remains tough
User :   i m really worried
Doctor :   for one more week
Doctor :   You should not be worried
User : the pain because of anxiety
Doctor :   Pain can be because of viral illness
Doctor :   recovery
User :   i would say it is not pain exactly...but i get a feeling like legs have gone very week..n i feel like doing stretching
Doctor :   Ok
User :   stretching
Doctor :   HIV anxiety can cause any kind of symptom
User :   never before i had this pain during illness
Doctor :   If this sort of concern is still lingering you need to take steps to put it behind you.
User :   i have applied for hiv test today..n expecting the report by evening
Doctor :   The right step for accomplishing this is an HIV test.
Doctor :   Ok why do you worry then
Doctor :   it is a matter of fewhours
Doctor :   before you know the results
User :   yea....but not able to concentrate .....
User :   on my work
User :   any ways thanks a lot for ur advice
Doctor :   I can understand your anxiety
User :   so as per you ....what are the chances of the test coming +
Doctor :   and your state of mind
Doctor :   Relax, go sleep or watch a comical movie
User :   sure...thnks
Doctor :   Pleasure
Doctor :   The chances of positive is virtually zero
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   sure....hoping for the best
User :   bye
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