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Can Lymph Nodes Be The Only Symptoms After 8 Weeks

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Can I start whoo-hooooing?!?! Negative at 8 weeks after fingering but still with swollen lymph nodes!!! Please answer Donation on the way for you fantastic work!!!

Hi Doc. I could not wait until the three months so I went to get tested at 8 weeks post exposure and I was negative.To cut a long story short I kissed, fingered (very shortly) and had unprotected insertive oral sex (10 sec. or so) with a girl whose...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...definitive WOO-HOO. But I will say you can be quite confident practicing for that WOO-HOO now, because your negative test at eight weeks is extremely encouraging, especially when coupled with such a minimal risk!Thanks for your donation... Read more »

10TH TIME..WRITING. pls reply ...especialy for the WORRIED people out there

hi Dr.Bob....this is my 10th time writing to u. from past 2 month .you never replied to my... Read more »

Every Possible symptom

12 weeks ago I had my first sexual encounter ever, receptive anal sex with another man. Although it... Read more »
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Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...these cases, these symptoms should be brought to the attention of your health provider. Common symptoms of IRIS include fever, swollen lymph nodes, skin lesions and rashes, changes in breathing, pneumonia, hepatitis, abscesses and eye... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...about 2% of the HIV in your body is in the blood. The viral load test does not measure how much HIV is in body tissues like the lymph nodes, spleen, or brain. HIV levels in lymph tissue and semen go down when blood levels go down, but not at the... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding the Immune System

...membranes that protect the openings of the body (e.g., the mouth and throat). These cells capture and carry invaders to the lymph nodes or spleen. Macrophages (their name comes from Latin and means "big eaters") protect different organs,... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Within one week to six months after the sore heals, symptoms of secondary syphilis may occur. These symptoms include swollen lymph glands, a rash especially noticeable on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, and painless sores on various... Read more »
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Persisent Symptoms vs. Tests

Posted by Warren1234, 2 Replies
...groin and underarm swelling ensued. Swelling in underarms continues 3 months later. I have tested a lot: pcr dna at 4 and 7 weeks, - non-detected various antibody tests at 4, 5, 7, 8 , 11 and 12 weeks - all negative pcr rna viral load test -... Read more »

Swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello....wierd question, how do I tell if the lymph nodes in my armpit are swollen? I am having some discomfort in that area and didn't know if it is HIV or not. I tested negative at Read more »

symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Had a swollen lymph node near left groin area. Burning sensation in the eyes. Rash on penis and feet and low fever. These symptoms occurred 8 weeks Read more »

symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...like symptoms of a mild raised temperature and muscle ache that last for only 12 hours or so sound like ARS? I had a single swollen lymph node in my groin as well and now with these 'flu-like' symptoms, I am freaking out that it may be ARS! Is it... Read more »