May 21, 2008
Tested -ve at 6 and 13 weeks. Have had abdominal pains since week 8 and they have continue to now 26 weeks. Lymps in neck and groin have been up for 2 weeks along with a cough and cold for 6 weeks now. Get numb fingers during the night.... do I need to test again or are my symptoms something else... please answer.... I cant vote in november sorry
Response from Dr. Frascino
You don't mention what type of potential HIV exposure you might have had; however, assuming there are no extenuating circumstances and you had a "routine" potential exposure, such as unprotected sex, repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 13 weeks would be considered definitive. Whatever is causing your symptoms, one thing is certain: It's not HIV. See your doctor for a routine medical checkup if your problems are persistent or bothersome.
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