Hello everyone....um I was with my bf for like a year anyways he left me about a month ago he just left didnt tell me he was leaving I think he may have hiv or aids and has infected me ive been feeling sick for a while off and on but I have not been tested in about a year anyways ive got this rly bad cough and sometimes I feel like its hard to breathe it been like tht for a couple weeks now I dont have insurance and ive been too much of a coward to go to the hospital because im by myself I cnt tell my family...if I did have hiv and it progressed to aids wouldnt the symptoms be more severe and if is tht do I have a low chance of surviving? In the past when I got sick I had chills...fever...sometimes felt like I was gon pass out I was so dizzy...how can I get over my fear of going to get tested...im worried its too late for me....im trying to get in touch with him now...any advice teak or anyone who know wat im talking about ur advice will be appreciated
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symptom chasing is pointless so ignore them when trying to diagnose HIV as the only way to do so is via a test. Test at 3 months post your last unpotected encounter to obtain a conclusive result, i suggest you stop worrying honestly, your partner may not have even had hiv and the symptoms you are experiencing is simply a result of your anxiety, take it easy and let us know how you get on!
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Only way to know if you have HIV is to be tested after three months of last exposure. You may find free HIV testing centers who do rapid tests by doing a google search online with your city. If you have trouble email me and I will help you find a center near you.
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