... That is an anxiety issue. "Symptoms" can be caused by literally 1,000s of things. The only reason you are thinking HIV is because they came after your encounter. ... (6 replies)
... Me again. .... I know you sll say my risk was low and my 5 weeks eas certain negative that will not change in 12 weeks however I can not shake the anxiety that it will change. Making me more afraid to test again. ... (23 replies)
... Well I'm over that and now I'm concerned about STDs. I got tested for HIV at 3 weeks and it was negative. I didn't mean to get tested at 3 weeks. I thought I counted 4 weeks post possible exposure but I mis counted. ... (23 replies)
... I will add that in the few years that I have been here, I have yet to see one person actually test positive for HIV that posted a concern here. ... (4 replies)
... Hi, Since I was still very anxious...I decided to visit a local Infectious Disease specialist today. The specialist explained to me how I wasnt at risk for HIV and has also referred me to a counselor for my anxiety. ... (8 replies)
... I know this sounds crazy but my mind is still reeling since this HIV thought after 3 years just popped into my head. I will go next week for an official blood test that you do during the first trimester. ... (4 replies)
... I went for another HIV rapid antibody test which was just 36 days after possible exposure. The result was negative. ... (5 replies)
... ndom. As of my knowledge my condom was intact. i dont konow it has any holes or not. No oral sex. After sex I had cleaned my penis with water.i dont know the CSW hiv status. My problem is after 9 days of exposure I had developed throat infection, and 12 days after I developed swollen glands on my neck which are painful. ... (5 replies)
... See help from a physiatrist, but this is not a forum for HIV anxiety. ... (5 replies)
... I lost 7kg for the past 2 months. I hope this is because of the anxiety or might be because of HIV, I don't know but I feel like I'm in the main character in a horror movie. And here you just cannot get adequate medical cares. ... (39 replies)
... Sorry Doriant, I was wasn't ignoring your post, I more than likely just missed it.
If you had any symptoms related to HIV you would test positive, so again I say, you have no HIV symptoms that is 100% sure. Your 9 week test is more or less conclusive, its only the CDC that require a 12 week test but in real terms your negative.
None of the supplements will have any... (39 replies)
... also go to the gym regularly, 5 times a week and I take some supplements, not steroids of course, only proteins and some pre workout staff. Could they affect my HIV test results or cause delayed seroconversion? ... (39 replies)
... if there was any error in the test at all
it is designed to give a false positive result.
conclusive false negative results are unheard of with those tests.
you should have no reason to doubt/question your results at all
and if you do, seek professional help for anxiety/guilt.
good luck (1 replies)
... Hi Doctors,
I have exposed to an lady on December 7th 2013. After my exposure I went for the following tests.
1) DNA PCR at 21 days Result - Not Detectable
2) HIV COMBO at 8 weeks and 11 weeks result - Non reactive
3) TRIDOT TEST at 89 Days Result - Non Reactive.
After All these test still i am suffering from Throat irritation, Headache and swollen lymph nodes.
Can... (3 replies)
... Wow Joggen thanks a ton for putting HIV into perspective for me, I honestly have just never been educated at all on the topic so I know pretty much zero about it's nature. ... (11 replies)
... Thank you so much for your help and advice. I am see a therapist to help me with my anxiety I just sometimes have what if thoughts. ... (3 replies)
... Hiya. It could be anxiety, that would most certainly give you weird and strange symptoms but im no doctor so I could never say for certain.
What I would do is, give a few weeks for you and your body to calm down from the stress you have put yourself under and if you still feel unwell then a visit a doctor but honestly I don't think its anything to worry about :) (3 replies)
... Thanks a million for your encouraging reply. But I am anxious because od the symptoms I have. Even though I don't have fever,cold,rash,swollen lymphnodes, I have skin irritation like itchy skin without any rash,feels liks insects crawling all over my body. Can I colclude is it because of anxiety? I never had these kind of issues in my life. Do you think it will be better to... (3 replies)
... Thank you for your quick answers Apollo,
I hope my test on Thursday is negative and I'll also share my 12 week result. Saying this, have you ever seen somebody who tested negative at 7 weeks to turn positive at 12 weeks time? This is my last question, sorry if I became annoying. This is kind of a stupid question I know, but searching for a way to release my anxiety. (39 replies)
... Thanks Apollo,
And I am testing because of my anxiety, just can't be patient. The test was Alere Determine HIV 1/2 antibody as I recall. Do you know if it is approved by FDA? Is it reliable? (39 replies)