is it hiv infection or anxiety ansd stress
Nov 23, 2010
hello dr i had sex 164 days ago i did maybe around 20 testss for hiv last test was 159 days from my last sex and i had symptoms like feeling hot every another night with tempreture goes up to 37. 2 3 4 5 amn maximum 6 in few cases i did hiv RNA at 45 days and 73 days all came back negetive but from one or two weeks after my sex for more than 5 months i feel at night im hot i have fever but my appetite is perfect my looking every thing normal and im a normal guy not a gay and ididnt slept with prst.. thanx i need your opionion about my tempreture
Response from Dr. Frascino
Your "around 20" negative HIV-antibody tests out to day 159 plus your undetectable HIV plasma RNA PCR viral load test on days 45 and 73 are definitive, conclusive, WOO-HOO-able and extremely excessive! Exactly what part of "HIV negative" are you having difficulty understanding?
I cannot diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the Internet, but what I can do with absolutely certainty is advise what is not causing them: it's not HIV! No way. No how. No additional HIV testing is warranted. You've had way, way, way too many already!
Could anxiety and stress be contributing to your symptoms? Absolutely!
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