can i trust my result?
Sep 13, 2008
Can I trust my result?
Ive been feverishly testing after a moderately risky encounter in early January. I tested HIV 1&2 antibody negative on an Oraquick Advance rapid test at 6 weeks, 3 months, 6 months and 8 months.
My problem is the 103-degree fever, the nodes in my neck that were really sore to the touch for two weeks, the fatigue and muscle cramps, the headaches and stiff neck and diarrhea. Something just feels different about my body.
Could these tests have missed something? What else could be wrong?
Response from Dr. Frascino
Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to eight months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. (No McCain. No Palin!)
Whatever is causing your temperature elevation and other symptoms, one thing is certain: it's not HIV! I strongly urge you to stop "feverishly testing" for HIV and see your general medical doctor for a routine workup of your fever and other common and very nonspecific symptoms.
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