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Burning Hands At Night Negative At 4 Months

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burning feet and hands

Dear Dr. Robert.Is burning feet and hands a common ARS and could last for 3 and half monthes and continue, how likely is one to test fals hiv negitive after three monthes while the burning is still there? I was going through some of your responces...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Going Crazy Sam,First off, burning hands and feet are not a sign of HIV seroconversion. As for your question about testing "regardless the risk," most experts (me included) and many agencies now consider a 3-month negative HIV ELISA... Read more »

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burning tingling in hands and feet

Posted by Worried12, 3 Replies
Me again.... now I have burning and tingling in my hands and feet some times. Is it all in my head? Its not even an HIV symptom is it? Is it even possible to not seroconvert until 5 months after exposure? I had a negative blood test at 3 months .... Read more »

5 months negative ... LOT of lingering symptoms

Posted by David75, 2 Replies
I'm living in hell for the last 5 months ...
While on vacation and after a couple of beers, I had a heterosexual contact with an African prostitute ( stupid me !!)
It was a real strange contact ... she applied the condom, but before she did that, I... Read more »

Anxiety, Doubts, 7 Month Negative, Guilt, Crazy?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Back in the year 2000 I had an encounter that most would label low risk to almost nonexistant risk. However, I started to panic after I developed symptoms the next 2 weeks. I developed slight night sweats for one. A week after the incident I woke up... Read more »

10 months symptoms ... but negative

Posted by David75, 4 Replies

Since a suspicious heterosexual contact with a black prostitute in july 2006, I've experienced EVERY symptom on the HIV ARS-list (except fever) ...
These include :

Urticaria ( after 2 weeks)
Memory loss
Rashes all over my body, including palms... Read more »