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No Symptoms Of Hiv But Tested Positive

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Hiv symptoms and tests

I had a needlestick injury in january 11th. The patient tested negative on a rapid hiv test so I did not get pep. 3 weeks after, I developed muscle aches and anxiety. I lost my appetite and lost 15 pounds in 2 months. I alos developed a sore throat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...occupational exposure to HIV that doesn't warrant a course of PEP, is immediately, three months and six months, using HIV-antibody testing.Your four negative HIV-antibody tests plus an undetectable HIV PCR DNA at 14 weeks following an... Read more »

HIV symptoms and failed PPD test

Hello Doctor,I am a 25 year old male, caucasian that is straight. I have recently had extreme... Read more »

Testing after possible symptoms of HIV

I notice so many guys on here freaking out because they had oral sex that a little fluid might have... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Approximate Timeline of Testing and Symptoms for HIV/AIDS

...positive result in an infected person! Therefore, these tests should NOT be used for the diagnosis of HIV in routine testing of adults. ** = Symptoms may not always be present, and the severity of symptoms may vary greatly ... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...is about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands,... Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...testing? Read through these excellent overviews: HIV Testing: The Facts Are You Positive You're Negative? What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Ways to Test for HIV Types of HIV Tests Deciding if and When to Be Tested From... Read more »
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just a?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...has anyone who had sex with a women who has hiv ever got all the symptoms and never tested positive for hiv? Read more »

symptoms then hiv or ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
does anyone know if while you are having symptoms do you test positive for hiv or do you not test positive untill your symptoms go away...also if you are healthy do you usually test positive sooner or later then if you are unhealthy.... symptoms... Read more »

Tests say Nay , Symptoms say Yay

Posted by srchanfrans43, 6 Replies
...one of two PCR RNAS from 12 wk to 24wk 3 day . Do other's wait until symptoms are gone or they're diagnosed positive to STOP testing ? If it comes up negative I'm off for an anonymous PCR DNA a negative there will send me to a HIV specialist... Read more »

Prolonged menstrual period an HIV symptom?

Posted by anonymous34134, 1 Reply
...But recently, I got my period, and it seems to have lasted more than a week. This has never happened before. Could this be an HIV symptom? Should I get tested again? Read more »