Thank you everyone for all your responses and i will appreciate your help if you could clarify this for me:
I have been reading on the forum that if HIV symptoms do occur, it starts between 2-4 weeks after exposure and last 1-2weeks.
But this is what i read from freedomhealth: which says that symptoms can occur between 2-12 weeks after exposure.
The major symptoms generally occur in the first 2 to 4 weeks after infection but the symptoms of early HIV infections do not always appear in 70% of the patients who we treat at Freedom Health. Symptoms are known to develop between 2 to 12 weeks after possible exposure to HIV but you will only become HIV positive if the person you have had penetrative sex with is HIV positive.
My exposure was about 13 weeks ago, and am still having fever, body ache and general unwell feeling. could these still be as a result of HIV
Please am still experiencing severe body and joint aches and its making me very uncomfortable to study as am a student. I tested negative after 14wks, could what am experiencing still be HIV. Please i need the patience of anyone who can explain to me how long one can have symptoms. It's over 4 months now since my exposure.
Please help me.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.