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A Look at HIV/AIDS

Posted 12-23-2013 at 05:13 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 12-26-2013 at 06:11 PM by ChristaIB

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December is International AIDS Awareness Month.

Those of us who came of age in the '80s remember when AIDS first made the news. For many of us, the onset of AIDS marked a turning point: before AIDS, sex was something you could look forward to; after AIDS, it was something that could kill. Not only did AIDS kill with frightening efficiency, it did so in the most debilitating, horrifying, and dehumanizing way possible. For many, it was a death sentence.
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Test Anxiety

Posted 04-24-2012 at 02:31 PM by hammerofthor

Back in November, I had unprotected sex. He was a military guy, so naturally, I thought he was clean. We only performed the deed once, and then we both went on about our business. Fast forward to today, I'm a nervous wreck waiting for my test results. Early March, I got a UTI. It was the first one I'd had in years, so I knew something wasn't quite right. I went to my local clinic to get tested for the more common STIs, and in the process, the nurse tested me for HIV. That's when the panic set in....
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so nervous

Posted 10-25-2010 at 04:59 AM by notaloka123

hey everyone im 21 and made many mistakes in life including unprotected sex...ive never been so scared in my life....ive ttaken 3 test all negative its been almost 3 monhs since the exposure..ive had swollen glands on both sides my throat and my neck they dont hurt but are enlarge....the glands on my throat have been swollen for some time now. no fever flu or rash....some diarrea here and there i eat alot of junk food dont know if that has anythin to do with it...heard everythin from allergies to...
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im nervous would appreciate any help

Posted 10-25-2010 at 12:02 AM by notaloka123

hey everyone im 21 and made many mistakes in life including unprotected sex...ive never been so scared in my life....ive ttaken 3 test all negative its been almost 3 monhs since the exposure..ive had swollen glands on both sides my throat and my neck they dont hurt but are enlarge....the glands on my throat have been swollen for some time now. no fever flu or rash....some diarrea here and there i eat alot of junk food dont know if that has anythin to do with it...heard everythin from allergies...
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