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Author Topic: Still worry a lot of symptoms  (Read 733 times)

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Offline DUVCAST

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Still worry a lot of symptoms
« on: February 03, 2020, 01:04:40 pm »
Hi january 11,2019 I had umprotected anal sex with a female and a male.
4 weeks i got a pain under my left jaw it lasted about 4 days.
6 weeks I got a sore throat with a  old lasted 10 days.
After that I ended with a lingering phlem.
10 weeks another cold .
From march to july  I had a lpt of throat clearing finally went to ent dx LPR.  silent reflux
August started with upper abdominal pain.
Went to gastro had an endoscopy in september
Dx gastritis, duodenitis and took out 2 papillomas from esophagus,  bowel movements has not been the same the whole 2019 soft, sometimes dihrrea.
November 7, had flu like symptoms fever of 102 for 3 days went to urgent care. No flu or strep.
December 13 painful lymphnode in anterior neck, lasted about 8 days.  2 er doctor said it was a lymphdone, 2 general doctors said  could  not feel it. But is was very painful.
Test history
35 days quest  diagnostic
3 month oraquick
4 month oraquick
6 month oraquick
7 month quest diagnostic
9.month  quest diagnostic
10 months oraquick
11 month  health department  clearview rapid
And blood aent to state lab 4 gen
12 month quest diagnostic.
Any help, any other tests.
It hard to get doctors to order any other kind of test, besides antibody. 
Is hard to disrigard all the symptoms I had all year long and move on. Thank you






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Re: Still worry a lot of symptoms
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2020, 01:32:59 pm »
Moderators of this forum do not assess symptoms of HIV-infection, since symptoms of acute HIV-infection, if they occur at all, vary widely.  You should not assess such potential symptoms, either.

If you are ill, see your healthcare provider for proper evaluation and work with that provider for a resolution that is satisfactory for you.

Since you claim to have engaged in unprotected sex, you are/were at risk for HIV-infection from that January 2019 event.

HIV experts recommend testing for HIV-antibodies six weeks after the risky activity or activities, then at 13 weeks past for confirmation of the six week results.

I'm presuming all of the test you write of in your post have been negative, so you have conclusively tested negative for HIV-antibodies as a result of the events in January 2019.

If you can't accept that fact, work with your healthcare provider to deal with your anxiety over the matter.
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