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A 33-year-old male asked:

Hi dr hiv 4 gen combo lab test neg at 8 weeks and hiv 2 gen rapid test neg at 16 weeks but still have symptoms like mouth sores and throat pain sore tongue do i need to retest?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
HIV test results always tell the truth; symptoms often do not. Your test proves you do not have HIV and that something else is causing your symptoms. You do not need any additional testing -- the HIV tests already done are 100% conclusive. Work with your doctor about your symptoms but please stop worrying about HIV.
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