Primary infection to aids - time period
Jun 14, 1999
Hi I am sure I am HIV positive and will be tested this week. Six months ago I had a three week affair with a lady and we did not use condoms everytime. She assures me she had been tested and was not HIV, although within six weeks of the contacts I came down with a virus like condition that knocked me for a six for about a week. Seriously Aching joints for two days followed by one night of a soaking night sweat, could not pass faeces and a dry cough for about a week.
She advised me that she gets tested regularly and this made me curious. After our affair she advised me that she was a Casual working prostitute but she always used condoms with clients. This freaked me out.
I have had no symptoms since then until now. I have aching sheens and the muscles at the backs of my legs have been very tight and ache. I also feel sharp little nervy pains in knees , feet, hands , ankles, neck and wrist. I had night sweats(not soaking) about three times over a 3 week period)and diarhee for two days.
If I did seroconvert in December/January of this year would I be experiencing full aids symptoms now or does it take years before the virus progresses to a serious stage.
I would appreciate your answer.
Response from Dr. Holodniy
It takes years to progress. MH
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