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Sore throat, fever & muscle aches after unprotected sex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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User :   H. this is regarding HIV
Doctor :   Hi
User :   last possible exposure on 03 Sep
User :   protected vaginal ....unprotected oral.....she gave me bj....
User :   one week later got mild sore throat....fever & muscle aches
Doctor :   OK
User :   got two test till now.....
Doctor :   This could be phyringitis from mononucleasis
User :   first one 15 Sep(12 days)...and second one 15 Oct (42 days)
Doctor :   Get the Monospot test done.
User :   both the test were non reactive
Doctor :   What tests?
User :   the test name was electrochemiluminiscence
User :   for HIV I & II
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   When was it done
User :   i told....15Sep(12 days) & 15 Oct(42 days)
Doctor :   Hive by ELISA detects HIV antibodies in 4 weeks
Doctor :   So basically this screening test with good specificity'
Doctor :   Based on the results I conclude that you many not have HIV
Doctor :   Does the partner has HIV?
User :   so you mean electrochemiluminiscence is not effective test
Doctor :   Does your sexual partner has HIV?
Doctor :   No ELISA test is good test
User :   i m ot was in China ...n paid for it
Doctor :   it detect HIV. We rely on that.
User :   so mean i cannot on the test i have done
User :   so you mean that i cannot rely on test i have had
User :   hello please answer that
User :   i m really worried.....n depressed
Doctor :   ELISA HIV test will detects HIV after four weeks of exposures
User :   so you mean i should get one more test with ELISA
Doctor :   one of test is done after 42 days and it is negative
Doctor :   so you have no HIV
User :   but the test i had was not was electrochemiluminiscence
Doctor :   multiple test will increase the possibility of detection and also helps to rule out HIV
Doctor :   That is fine.
Doctor :   It basically detects antibodies
User :   is this test same effrctive as ELISA
Doctor :   My conclusion is you do not have HIV
Doctor :   No both are same
Doctor :   but different technology
User :   i was told that window period for HIV is 12 weeks
Doctor :   There are different technologies to dectect HIV
User :   thats why i m getting paranoid
Doctor :   There is HIV -PCR
Doctor :   I understand you r anxious
User :   so that mean i will get conclusive result only after 12 weeks?
Doctor :   And that is expected after unprotected intercourse
User :   yea...very much....i living like a dead person
Doctor :   I suggest you go for one ELISA HIV test
Doctor :   and if it is negative
User :   no sir it was protected vaginal
Doctor :   You can make your mind clear from HIV fear.
User :   only unprotected oral
Doctor :   IYou told me that
Doctor :   Even that has risk of inftection.
Doctor :   But very very less
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