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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 »
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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 the ARS symptoms- myalgia, blurred vision, frequent urination, diarrhea, etc. Some of them are still with me- sore throat, difficulty swallowing, tongue...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If your doctor thinks "HIV is a homosexual disease," you should fire him immediately and find a more competent physician, as he is woefully wrong.I can't diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the Internet. However, what I can... Read more »

High Risk Sex - All the symptoms - Tested Negative

Dear Dr. Bob,I've been on this board for a year since my high risk encounter, and I want to write this note to thank you and to encourage others like me to just get tested. This summer I received oral sex and had unprotected insertive anal sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Survivor,Thanks for writing in to share your experience. I'm glad that your story has a happy ending. It also underscores many recurrent themes of this forum:1.Symptoms, no matter what they are, do not equal HIV disease.2.Testing is the... Read more »

SYMPTOMS OF HIV BUT ALL TEST NEGATIVE

I HAD SEX WITH 4 CONDOMS ON WITH PROSTITUTES 3 TIMES BUT ALL THE TIME WITH 4 CONDOMS AND I HAVE TESTED NEGATIVE AFTER 60DAYS HIV RNA PCR ,80DAYS HIV ANTIBODY RAPID TEST NEGATIVE,179DAYS HIV EIA METHOD NEGATIVE,215DAYS ECLIA TEST AND HIV 1 p24...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Four condoms? Four???? That's impressive. I'm surprised you could feel anything with that many raincoats on! I've heard about "double bagging" but double-double bagging??????? By the time you were finished getting... Read more »

Symptoms with negative tests

Hello,I need your advice.For 11 weeks now after my possible exposure I have a lot of symptoms that don't go away.I had a relationchip for one month were many times we had unprotected sex.11 weeks and 3 days was the last time we had sex.1 week...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,By 28 days most people will show up reactive or positive on an HIV test. You are correct in going in for a final test at 90 days. I am confident your result will remain negative.If your symptoms persist I would suggest a visit to your... Read more »
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