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really scared in michigan
      #264177 - 06/29/12 12:38 AM

i had unprotected sex about a month ago and shortly after i started having a discharge so i went to the doc and had a std test done he said everything came back neg but since then ive had a cold sore swollen glands a rash diarrhea and ive not been hungry could i have hiv how long do i need to wait till i have another test done

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Re: really scared in michigan new
      #264180 - 06/29/12 06:47 AM

Hi, having tested negative a month after your exposure it's very likely you're negative. However, to be sure you need to wait 90 days after the exposure to get tested in order to get an accurate result. You can't say whether you have HIV from the symptoms you describe, actually you can't diagnose it from any symptom. The only way to know is getting tested. The symptoms you mention here can have a lot of causes.

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