|Am I in a Late Stage and Testing Negative?
May 24, 2014
Please help. No one has answered my question. im so affraid im at an advanced stage of hiv. ive had muscle wasting, swollen tonisils, burnibg lymph nodes, suppressed immune system as I dont need to shave often as I used to, clear penal dishcharge only when I masturbate, sore joints and neuropathy, testicul dull ache and shrinkage. This has been going on for five months...in this five months I have taken four blood tests 4th gen and been negative but there is no other explanation for these symptoms other than being at a late stage...ive had ALL the symptoms. I feel like jumping off a bridge...please tell me there is some chance its not aids.
| Response from Mr. Glenn
There are many explanations for what you're experiencing. MANY.
You've already been told (4 times by your tests) that you are HIV negative. Furthermore, you're not really describing advanced HIV symptoms! On top of that, advanced HIV symptoms do not happen at 5 months.
It sounds like the problem is that you're only considering one possibility (HIV) and not considering anything else. Your extreme stress is definitely getting the best of you.
You need to talk to a medical doctor to get down to the bottom of why you're feeling this way. You also need to talk to a counselor who can help you manage this stress, as it's most certainly a major player in why you're feeling this way.
Hope this helps,
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