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I am very worried that I may be infected.My dr told me that there was a guy from Kenya who was hiv positive for 5 years but tested negative.How can I be sure that I dont have the virus.Im very worried....that I might progress to the aids stage and die without anyone knowing what of because of the gestation period.I had sex with a hooker 7 months ago but i have been sick ever since.
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The window period lasts 4 to 6 weeks but occasionally up to 3 months after HIV exposure. Persons at high risk who initially test negative should be retested 3 months after exposure to confirm results.
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Lizzy I did  something stupid when i was in Africa , i made contact by tapping my exposed  penile head on her privates -then penetrated about twice (thrusts), upon realisation I wore a condom , in a missionary position and at some stage let go to violently fall by means of gravity to penetrate as there was not much resistance...this is stupid and embaracing but now i am very sick-had oral leasons, chest infections, night sweat, joint pain and a runny stomach.Emily can one take such periods of time to convert.The body instructs to keep testing if one has unexplaied symptoms im a wreck with worry.
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Current tests will detect HIV within 3 months, often sooner.  I don't know about any specific cases in Kenya, but 5 years is not true at all today, if ever.  

Let's not panic needlessly.

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I had unprotected sex with a HIV+ woman, ALL symptomes, really all book symptomes. But I was told 3 months conclusive......NOW I AM REALLY CONFUSED :(

SCARRY....me to dont want to die for no known reason !!

WHAT should we do ? is PCR warranted. will it be halpfull, as antibody dont shows, as apprently if the information is correct. as long as 5 years..!!!
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186166 tn?1385259382
sex?  please elaborate.
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