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Jun 3, 2012

hi sir , i had a test hiv rapid test from a sexual health clinic and it was negative 10 days before from now and my blood count report is normal , i got a lot of girl friends but and i have done sex with them oral without protection and vaginal sex with protection but i always ignored about condum is broken inside or not but right now in 10 days i got alot of symptoms of hiv like spots on body swelling armpit nodes and sore throat mouth ulcer and blood from that , tired and fatigue can hiv be spread in 10 days ? because now its more than one month iam not involved in sex activities can you plz answer ?

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Hi The guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 3 months, if both of these tests are negative then so are you. You need to practice safe sex and ensure that the condom is being used correctly. HIV transmission increases when you have multiple partners. Not just HIV but all of the other sexually transmitted infections. I recommend that you see your health care provider for a complete STI screening which should include an HIV test.

Be well and get tested! Shannon



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