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Symptoms Of Being Hiv Positive

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If I have real hiv symptoms, will I be positive on a test?

Hi,I had some itchy bumps on my chest and lower back about 13 to 14 weeks after I had my unprotected exposure. I tested back negative at 16 weeks (4 months). Should I have the need to to worried still?? I've been really worried and paranoid...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiRecommendations have become new and it is conclusive at 3 months. 6 months was the most previous recommendations but with the new testing and the accuracy that has been developed we know now that 3 months is conclusive.Sorry about the confusion!... Read more »

HIV symptoms and positive results

Hi, I had rashes 6 weeks ago and still I have them. My lymph nodes and arm pit and groin are... Read more »

acute hiv symptoms after testing positive

I tested positive 5 days ago after being consistently exposed for some 4 months from the beginning... Read more »
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International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

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Stress Management and HIV

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

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Finger + Semen + HIV+Positive + Symptoms

Posted by Helpmeoutplz, 1 Reply
About 3 weeks ago I engaged in what I believed to be safe sex.

Before this encounter I was tested negative. I'm a guy, and met another guy and we did some things. He fingered me a while, and was really rough back there(anus). He also dipped his... Read more »

Do HIV positive people have these symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, are dry skin / dandruff, and sweating symptoms of HIV. Over the past year I have noticed both excessive dandruff and sweating. I also have dry skin on my face and the skin on my cheeks flakes off on occasion. I dont really have night sweats,... Read more »

Anyone Tested Positive and have symptoms after 3 Months Negative Result ?

Posted by sagarpoz2013, 1 Reply
Hi everyone here,
May God Bless u all with Strength to deal with the situaton.
I am here because i had a HIV exposure with a Hiv+ girl
around 6 months back. and had my 3 months IVth generation Negative result. But after 4 months i have been suffering... Read more »

How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long after "symptoms" would you test positive regardless if you have ARS or not..... Read more »