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symptoms but (-) EIA result
Mar 28, 2001

I had unprotected oral sex 8 months ago.I had some symptoms after 1 months like acute viral syndrome. my symptoms were rash,dierrha,headache,sore throat,fatique. My groin area lymph node were swollen 4 months ago. (only groin area).I have had 4 purpish point for 3 months. One of my shoulder, 3 of my face.I have had very lots of dandruff in my hair for 4 months.I have had night sweat for 10 days. I tested anti-HIV (1-2 )EIA in hospital 1,2,4,5,6,7 months but all of my tests(-) negatif(6 times). 1- How many possibility of hiv after 7 months but some symtoms. ??? Can I say my body didn't produce HIV ANTIBODY?? 2- what can i do?

Response from Mr. Kull

The anitbody test would have been 99.9% accurate at the seven month mark. If you had been experiencing symptoms for that long related to primary infection, the test would have most likely given a positive result by now.

It sounds like you are not HIV infected.

Getting tested once a month is unnecessary and is probably not helping you sort out your anxiety about HIV infection. Since you are not infected and you still have the fear of being infected, I would suggest that you treat the fear/anxiety. I strongly recommend counseling of some sort.

RMK



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