A 45-year-old female asked:
I take ok two 3rd generation hiv tests oraquick one at 27 days one today at 32 daysboth negative i have been sick and running a fever of 100no sore throat or muscle aches or rash more like a sinus infectionshould i be worried? had sex 32 days ago?
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Infectious Disease 55 years experience
These results do not prove you don't have HIV. But they DO prove something else is causing your symptoms. Symptoms of a new HIV infection are not due to the virus itself, but to the immune system's response to the virus. It is not possible to have HIV symptoms with a negative HIV antibody test. You can have a conclusive 3rd gen test at 8-12 weeks; or conclusive AgAb (4th gen) test at 6 weeks.
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Answered Jan 07, 2022
Last updated Jan 7, 2022
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