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A 21-year-old male asked:

Hi doc i'm always exagerating that i got hiv or aids from oral i did 2 and a half months ago. went got tested for stds? i worry to much wen i'm neg?

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Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Unclear: What your question is, but it can take a year to convert ( become HIV +) from the time of exposure. So if you think you were exposed, continue to get HIV testing every 3 months for a year.
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Nosophobia: An unrealistic excessive fear of getting ill. See your doctor for treatment or referral for this crippling anxiety disorder.
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Last updated Dec 27, 2014

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