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PLEASE GUIDE ME//////........
Oct 15, 2012

hi dr. i had a expouser on 07th of july. it was protected i used the condom during the intercourse. after 4 days from the expouser i had fever which last for 2 days, sore throat, major concern was my right armpit lymph nodes got enlarge, i went to a dr. regarding this he gave me a medicine for 7days, and after that it went back to its normal position.(NOW A DAYS IT DONT HAVE). i got tested several times. p-24- Negative(at 11th days) Elisa 4th generation - negative index value was 0.43(at 18th days) p24+Hiv antibody(EIA)- Negative(at 27th days) Elisa 4th generation - Negative. index value was 0.40(on 34th days) p-24- Negative(on 34thg days)

Now i am on the 66th days after the expouser, and day before yesterday suddenly my carvical lymphnode got enlarge, i went to a dr. he gave me medicine regarding this and today i notice that it went back to its normal size. please dr. guide me pls.. i am totally freaking out. what is the chances of mine to be hiv negative.

Response from Dr. Wohl

You are not HIV infected. First your exposure was a non-exposure in that you used a condom (good job). Second, rigorous HIV testing proves you do not have HIV.

Your doctor can help determine what other than HIV is the cause of your ills.

DW



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