Jul 2, 2011
I had oral sex with a man that found out he was HIV+ one month after our encounter. I both received & gave but there was no ejaculation. I have been really scared & the anxiety is absoluty consuming my entire life. I got tested at 3 different clinics at the 3 month mark (14 weeks) - all negative. I also tested negative at 21 weeks - almost 5 months. I think all of the tests were antibody tests -- so I am scared that my antibodies have not developed yet because I have Multiple Sclerosis. I have had all symptoms -- swollen lymph nodes, sore throat, headaches, joint pain, diareah, mouth ulcers, fever..etc...
1. Should I take another test besides an antibody test? 2. Could Multiple Sclerosis delay the development of HIV antibodies?
| Response from Dr. Frascino
1. Nope. Your multiple negative HIV tests out to five months are definitive and conclusive.
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