The man who was tested for HIV 100 times

Mohammed Al. Alawi, Hamed Al. Sinawi

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Health anxiety disorder is a very distressing disorder both to the patients and his health care providers. This case of a man who presented with a preoccupation with having human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection that made him pay for repeated tests-approximately more than 100 times. In this case report, we describe a case of a man who presented with preoccupations with having HIV that made him pay for repeated tests more around 100 times.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-165
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Nutrition, Pharmacology, Neurological Diseases
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2015



  • Health anxiety
  • human immunodeficiency virus
  • hypochondriasis
  • mental health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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