Im 28 yr old hetero male 5'10" 175 lbs history of symp...timeline and symptoms scared about HIV tested antibody neg 14 times out to 3 years post any exposure
02/06 - unprot 1 nt stand w girl 2 wks later fever, chills, headache, etc 4 days
12/06 - strep like illness - weak pos rapid treated w antib - didnt finish them completely/symp gone in week
10/06 - unprot sex w coworker & protect w new girl
01/07 - Vegas make out w stripper for 2-3 min
01/07 - makeout w girl at bar - protected sex 2 min
02/07 - 18 days later - illness high fever (up to 104 5 days), chills headache sore muscles/joints swollen/painful nodes in neck white stuff on tonsils back of throat, vomit, diarreah - no flu/strep, neg monospot - given levaquin cbc from ER shows high neutro, high monos low lymphs symp gone 2 days after levaq- postviral tingling, numb legs, burn feelings, etc in extrem...gone 2 weeks - no diag of illness - 3 mts later ID doc - pos EBV igg neg igm, pos mycoplasma igg neg igm - doc says possible mycop illness, neg cmv, lyme, west nile
08/07 - similar illness as last fever, etc no ER or antibiotics - sympt gone 5 days
04/08 - diagn w molluscum stomach, genital area - treated/gone
12/08 - diagn w sleep apnea
01/09 - get tonsils, adenoids, uvula out & trim soft palate - sleep better & no sick since
06/10 - tingling, burning,etc in extremeties - doc says neuropathy - no diabetes, b12 good, cbc normal
08/10 - neg HIV 1/O/2 labcorp, negative rapid test from clinic
08/10 - EMG done - says peripheral nerves are fine and actually better then average person no neuropathy
09/10 - MRI spine and brain - waiting for results
Current - last 6 months - always tired even after sleep, ankle joints hurt, sometimes sore muscles, tingling, burning, numb - worse at night, bad headaches come and go, sometime feel nauseous, etc
Whats wrong with me? CFS? Random virus in 02/07? Can I put HIV behind me?
I'm sorry - I also forgot to mention that my muscles just will not stop twitching...I thought for sure this was neuropathy - but I did an emg with my neurologist and he said my nerves looked good if not better then average...
I'm sure you are very busy but could you please answer my questions to you that I paid for??? I replied to your original request to get tested which I did and replied...now could you respond to my questions please?
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