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Potential Infection, NEED HELP

Hello, I have been a paranoid wreck for much too long, and I just want some insight, anything really.   I caught this cold (it seemed like) with body aches, stuffy head, sore throat, and EXTREME FATIGUE. I would be wanting to go to bed by 7:30 pm everyday, and I am still experiencing this. I am tired all day, when I never was before, and it still feels like there is a lump in my throat, as well as being tired out super early.  I never had a fever though, but I have never felt this fatigued in my life.  This is now 8 weeks after unprotected vaginal sex (receiving), and the symptoms started showing after 6. Could this be HIV, or just my mind playing tricks on me, as I have not slept much AT ALL, and have been working a new full time job everyday, with a lot of added stress.  Any insight would be greatly appreciated, thank you.
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Symptoms or lack of will not tell you anything about your stattus. If you had an exposure you can obtain your conclusive negative test result 3 months post exposure.
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Symptoms or lack of will not tell you anything about your stattus. If you had an exposure you can obtain your conclusive negative test result 3 months post exposure.
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Yes, but does this sound like an infection? Is fatigue caused by HIV or just the medications used to control it, im rather confused on that part..
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No. Your symptoms came on to late to be related to ARS and like I have already advised you symptoms do not mean a thing.
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Sorry! I was just worried, I got blood work done Tuesday too. Thank you so much for your help, it means a lot.
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