What Else Can I Do? Please? Will Donate
Apr 4, 2006
Hello from Ontario, Canada:
Would appreciate your honest expert opinion. Don't wish to infect new friend.
One drunken, unprotected exposure with stripper Oct 24/2005. sick as hell 8 weeks later for 15 days and ill ever since with one weird thing or another. What remains is cakey white tongue especially in morning, intermittent pain under bottom left and right rib and blurred vision, EAR PAIN AND RINGING and low energy.
I've had the following NEGATIVE tests:
Abs: 8,10,12,13,15,17,21.5 wks Qual DNA PCR: 12(HIV-1,HIV-2), 15(HIV-1)wks. P24 Antigen: 17wks
Also tested for Clamidia, Gonnorea and Hep A,B and C...
Any other STD's to test for?
Any chance I'm a late converter as others quoted on this site?
Should I find a way to get a Plasma RNA PCR viral load or something?
Are there undetectable strains I should worry about?
Thanks in advance
Response from Dr. Frascino
All that testing for one drunken unprotected exposure with a stripper??? Seven negative antibody tests out to 21.5 weeks, two qualitative DNA PCRs and one P24 antigen all negative! Gosh, what part of "you are HIV negative" don't you understand? Your testing is definitive, conclusive and excessive.
Do you need an RNA PCR? No, of course not! Are you a late seroconverter? No. No way. No how.
Are there undetectable strains you should worry about? You can always worry about the extremely unlikely or the completely unknown, but I certainly wouldn't.
Regarding your symptoms, I cannot diagnose the cause over the Internet; however, I can assure you what's not causing them: it's not HIV! Stop chasing a disease you could not possibly have.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Burning Penis After Anal Sex Worried I Have HIV
- Itchy Red Spots After Sex With Stripper Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Rectal Bleeding After Anal Sex Without Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV
- Can Animal And Insect Bites Transmit Hepatitis?
- Smelly Vagina Always Mean An Std
- Can I Move On After A 9 Month Hiv Test?
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.