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Protected sex, tiredness, fatigue. Taking anti-viral flu medication. HIV symptoms?

Hi i think i have symptoms of hiv , after two days of protected sex, i started feeling tiredness without fever , it kept on increasing to extreme fatigue in 5 days, i have been taking anti viral flu medicines, but to no hope, Please help me and advise what should i do, which medicine should i take for the fatigueness that i have
Thu, 4 Oct 2012
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HIV AIDS Specialist 's  Response
Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.

You were having protected sex.
Extreme tiredness and fatigue after 5 days of your last contact can not be a manifestation of HIV. HIV first manifestation of acute infection will occur only after 3-4 weeks not earlier than that.
So it is all because your fear complex and you need not take any medicine. Just ignore the same ,take adequate rest and sleep you will be alright.
If you are worrying too much then go for a DNA PCR test after 3 weeks. Then yo will get cleared about your status.
Get well soon.

Dr S.Murugan

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