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Nelson I have a question for you.
May 12, 2010

Dear Nelson,

I know this isn't your area but I wanted to field opinions. How do you feel about a 3 month HIV test. Enough time or not enough time. Also I'm 5"9 and I'm only 110 pounds 23 years old male. I've been checked for HIV, Celiac, Cancer. Doctors attribute this to high metabolism, but I don't agree. Well I got chlamydia and had many hiv symptoms and tested negative at 3 months, cbc at 11 weeks had low lymphs. Still have symptoms. I tell you that because do you think if my 6 month test is positive that my wieght condition will put me at more complications with hiv. Thank you a lot Nelso.

Response from Mr. Vergel

Most people develop HIV antibodies withing three months of exposure, but a minority take longer. I would get retested in 3 months again just to make sure.

What are you symptoms? You never told me. Did you lose weight involuntarily or have you always been thin?


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