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Could I Have Symptoms And Test Negative

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Can you have HIV symptoms and test negative?

If you took oraquick test and a regular test with your primary care doc?...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for you questions,If you're HIV negative, you literally can't have HIV symptoms because you don't have HIV.But it sounds like what you're really asking me is if your test was wrong about your status and you actually have... Read more »

Suffer all symptoms but keep testing negative

50 day ago on I had sex with three sex workers . Oral sex and vaginal sex both with condom. I got a... Read more »

still have symptoms but test negative

I began getting sick about four weeks after an encounter in May. I am never sick, but I had all... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Are You Positive You're Negative?

[myth] I don't need an HIV test. There's no way I could be infected. [truth] What you don't know can hurt you ... and those you care about. A quarter of people in the U.S. who are HIV positive do not know it, according to the Centers for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Providing HIV-Negative Results to Low-Risk Clients by Telephone

Health department policies in Australia differ in their recommendations regarding giving patients their HIV test results. Traditionally, all HIV results have been provided in person. The team undertook the current study to trial the provision of... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Aging With HIV

Several of the physical symptoms and illnesses related to HIV disease and its treatment -- such as fatigue, weight changes, memory loss, depression, and atherosclerosis -- mimic typical age-related health problems. It is estimated that at least 10%... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Mexico: So Far, All Tests Negative in Screening Glitch

Precautionary testing of people who were given unsafe blood glucose tests at a community event has not turned up any infections, according to a University of New Mexico School of Medicine official. A group of students in the school's physician... Read more »
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So many symptoms, still test negative

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Since this forum is about putting yourself at high-risk situation for HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases, it seems appropriate to provide a link to an unknown std viral illness group:

To learn more about the aunknownstdviralillness group,... Read more »

Severe symptoms but still tests negative

Posted by Brickwall, 1 Reply
I have a uniqe and a long story.

In short high risk in Thailand, severe primary infection after 3 weeks, these symptoms has just continued and slightly changed, to other/more serious.

I did antibody test after 4 weeks, 8 weeks PCR1, Combotest all... Read more »

No symptoms and tested negative after 2 weeks?

Posted by matty4unet
I was on holiday in thailand and i met a girl over there and we had sex on 3 occasions always protected and on the 3rd night i was kissing her and we dint sleep that night, she went home, she txt me to say she had a cut in her mouth and wasnt sure... Read more »

Symptoms after negative test??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone...
I had a negative test at 6 weeks, and the guy I was with also had a negative test at 6 weeks.
However, I have had a sore throat, swollen lymph nodes in my throat since about 5 weeks post exposure. My doctor prescribed me an antibiotic... Read more »