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Had unprotected sex in past, since that time feeling sick, muscle pain, diarrhoea and redness in the mouth. Is it HIV?

Hello doctor.ihad unprotected sex 7 yrs back.since that time im always sick.i had one year lowgrade fever for one yr that im getting chesty which makes very bad sputam and relieved by antibiotis.that time i did hiv test after 6 months which was im very tired,having muscle pain,diarrhoea,redness in the mouth,bitterness in mouth too much worried.please help me....thankyou
Asked On : Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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HIV AIDS Specialist 's  Response
Welcome to HCM.

Early HIV symptoms can occur around 4 -6 weeks. After that at least for 5-7 years no symptoms will occur for them as their immune system is still competent enough to fight with germs. Only when the immune system attains a very bad shape ( around 7-10 years after the risky contact) other symptoms explained by you can occur.
So all your problem may be due to any other respiratory system problem.
If the HIV test is negative after 6 months of the risky exposure, then it is unlikely to be due to HIV. If you have still doubt have one more test and rule out HIV. Consult your physician with your back history, he will guide you better.
Get well soon.
Dr S.Murugan
Answered: Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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