|MONO OR HIV WORRIED SICK 2
Apr 30, 1999
I RECENTLY SLEPT WITH A PROSTITUTE FOR THE FIRST TIME ON (MARCH 9 1999)AND 2 WEEKS AFTER MY RELATION I GOT TESTED FOR MONO AND THE RESULTS WHERE POSITIVE BUT I DID NOT KISS HER OR HAVE ORAL SEX AND MY MONO SYMPTOMS ARE STILL PRESENT (APRIL 26 1999).I USED A CONDOM AND I DID NOT LOOK TO SEE IF IT WAS BROKEN BUT I DO NOT THINK IT WAS.IS THERE A CHANCE OF HAVING MONO AND AIDS AT THE SAME TIME.I HAVE CHEST PAINS AND I AM WORRIED THAT THEY HAVE SOMETHING TO DO WHIT AIDS (PNEUMONIA).I GOT TESTED FOR HIV AT 6 WEEKS AT IT CAME BACK NEGATIVE.WOULD I BE MORE SICK IF I HAD MONO AND HIV AT THE SAME TIME.I GOT TESTED FOR HEPATATIS A,B,C,SYPHALIS AND EVERYTHING ELSE AND IT WAS ALL NEGATIVE DOES THAT HELP. PLEASE ANSWER PLEASE.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
If in fact you have EB virus or CMV associated mono, it can take several weeks for the symptoms to go away. If a source patient were duelly infected with two viruses, it is possible to pass both on to someone else. A negative test at 6 weeks is good news, but not definitive to rule out HIV infection. You will need further followup testing at 3 months. MH
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