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Does HIV transfer through oral sex? After how many days HIV will be found in blood test?

2 weeks ago i had sex with prostitute in Africa but condom breakage as soon as i notice i took it out. i've been feeling headache from last week and sleepy. what are the symptoms of infection? does HIV transfer through oral sex without fall of semen? after how many weeks HIV shows during blood test? i except your reply soon.
Asked On : Mon, 8 Apr 2013
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Eraliest symptoms of HIV can occur after 3-4 weeks after the risky contact as fever, body pain, sore throat, Lymph node enlrgement and Head ache. All the people infected are not necessary to have these symptoms.
The common and regular symptoms will occur only after 5-7 years or later as fever, diahrrhea, weight loss, Sore mouth, Lung infections, skin problems etc. after the immune systen got weakened.

Blood test will reveal HIV after 8- 12 weeks of exposure. There are special tests are available to detect HIV earlier around 3 weeks onwards.
Your symptoms of head ache and feeling sleepy after a week after the encounter are because of fear and not due to HIV.
Dr S.Murugan
Answered: Mon, 8 Apr 2013
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