|Am I showing symptoms of HIV?
Jan 10, 2012
I recently went to the doctor for a swollen lymph node and was diagnosed with pharyngitis and sinusitis. This is the second infection in the past month. The previous infection was discovered through blood tests that revealed a high white blood cell count. I was also running a fever. Diarrhea, fatigue, and headaches have also been present. I have attempted and had occasional unprotected sex but none with people that were aware of any HIV infection. Am I just worrying too much and having a case of self-diagnosis, or is this reasonable concern that should be attended to immediately?
| Response from Mr. Vergel
If you have any doubts, get tested for HIV unanimously. It is the reasonable thing to do. Your symptoms may have nothing to do with HIV, but there is only one way to find out.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Using Soap As A Lubricant With Condoms And Hiv Risk
- How Long Can The Hiv Virus Live In The Atmosphere?
- Early Signs Of Hiv Sore Throat After 8 Weeks
- Which Doctors Treat Shingles?
- When To Check If You Have Gonorrhea In Your Throat?
- What Is The Test Called Where They Check For You Chlamydia?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.