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HIV Symptoms

Dear Doc,
It has been 5 days after i had unprotected sex with a sex worker in Singapore. Last nite i awoke with very acute muscle and joint pains, headache. I am very worried. I took HIV test yesterday and have to wait til next week to find out. Are these early symptoms of HIV?
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3 months post exposure is you when you can obtain a conclusive test result.
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The symptoms do not mean anything, only a test result is useful.  However your test after only 5 days will not be accurate.   Testing after 6 to 8 weeks gives reliable results.
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