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3 months negative test conclusive?

I have received a negative test result( hiv express test) after 3 months of possible exposure.I am not sure if the person was HIV positive or not but he suffered a recent episode of prolonged fever,chills that would not go away after 10 days ,even with taking Tamiflu and eventually had to take antibiotics under the suspicion of having a sinus infection not well treated.He says he had a blood test done and the results were good.He has not done an HIV test but rather a CBC.Would the CBC panel reveal a possible HIV infection by itself? I suspect that the white cells would be low no?I have a difficult time to believe the resultsof my HIV test because I was told by the CDC that 3 months is NOT conclusive at all.According to them 3% develop antibodies after the 3 months and they cannot be categorized in any particular pattern ( such as low immune system or chemo ect as I have read..)He told me that the 3 months is not good and that it is not in their guidance at all and that they tell people to wait 6 months.Also, is it possible that right after infection the virus would stay dormant without starting to replicate for months?Can the acute symptoms occur after 3 months? I have a virus infection that has caused sore throat and ear pain for 1 week and it is still not gone.I also seem to see a grey film on  the back of my tongue.I am so nervous now that I can't sleep, eat or concentrate.THANKS
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CBC would show nothing for HIV.
The CDC person you spoke to is stupid and knows nothing. He/She is reading off of a script. 3 months is conclusive.

HIV does not lie dormant, ARS symptoms can't occur 3 months after.

Your test was conclusive. No need to retest no need to do anything else other then get back to normal life.
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Thanks.But why on earth would such an organization say such things?They are so many conflicting info on the net, 3 months...6 months...1 year..!!! I have read that in Europe and UK they don't even talk about the 6 months.The 3 months is conclusive.I realize that you know a lot about this disease and was wondering if you have ever heard of any cases that seroconverted after 3 months.I read that in the rare cases when it happened the patients had a suppressed immune system.What is your say on that?
Also, is trush something you can get early in the course of the disease or soes it happen rather at later stages?
thanks
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3 months is 100% conclusive
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