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Symptoms at 6 or 8 months??
Is it possible to have symptoms at 6-8 months post exposure?
I dont remember getting sick after my exposure but then again I may just be forgetful but Ive been sick the last 3 weeks and awaiting HIV test results this week.  I had a few symptoms but then Ive read we shouldnt use symptoms as an indicator (Im just scared).  But my question is if it was acquired 6-8 months ago would symptoms show up this early because Ive obviously read they take years to develop.  Help. ( and yes i posted previously but noone answered my questiona about the timeline)
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Symptoms if they happen at all, will happen 2-4 weeks after infection, will leave by apx. 2 weeks. Your symptoms are NOT related to HIV. You are correct; symptoms cannot be used for diagnosing HIV, only testing at the appropriate time will tell.
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Teak is right. Symptoms will show up at 2-4 wks if they show up at all...some ppl don't even experience symptoms which makes Hiv scarier and more confusing. the doc says that symptoms are never a reliable indicator and that the blood test is the only true answer. I would get tested if I were you to clear up your concerns. goodluck!
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