Ended relationship with positive partner...tested negative..still have symptoms!! PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE ANSWER.
Jan 3, 2010
January of 2008 I had unprotected anal and oral sex with my bf many times. I was the bottom. That same month he tested positive. I was tested in June (rapid test, full blood test and the test that eliminates the window period?) and tested NEGATIVE. After June we only practiced safe sex (not including oral) but rarely had anal sex. In October, November and December i tested negative with a rapid test. We are no longer together but I have one swollen lymph node in my neck and just generally feel like I am not 100% health for some reason. I am tired of getting tested and it controlling my life. Is it my mind causing these feelings/sore throat/lymph node or could I actually be positive. Thankyou so much.
Response from Dr. Frascino
Your repeatedly negative HIV tests beyond the six-month window period are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted. I can't diagnose the cause of your "one swollen lymph node" over the Internet, but I can tell you with certainty what is not causing it: It's not HIV! Follow up with your general medical doctor for evaluation of the swollen lymph node and "not feeling 100% healthy." Remember, HIV is not the cause!
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Chances Of Catching AIDS From Blowjob From A Prostitute
- Diarrhea After Deep Kissing Worried I Have HIV
- Itchy Red Spots After Vaginal Sex Sign Of HIV AIDS
- How Long Does It Take To Get Std Symptoms?
- Can Having The Flu Interfere With The Hiv Test Results?
- Can Hiv Be Transmitted Through Clothing?
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.