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HIV risk or just anxiety?

Hello all,
Last November (2014) i had a one time unprotected sex with a girl whose status i do not know.

Exactly 2 weeks after i came down with a fever of 38.4C (101.1F), tiredness, lymph node inflammation in the jaw/neck and cough. These symptoms lasted about 4-5 days.

I didn't really think anything of this until my friends and I were discussing STDs.

I performed OraQuick tests at 8 and 9 months past exposure (both of which came out negative).
Do i need to do anything to follow up?
Can I trust OraQuick's test results?
Is this my anxiety playing tricks on me?


Thanks in advance!
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Your oraquick test are conclusive. If you want additional peace of mind you may want to get a lab test. Expect it to be negative.
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As you recommended i went ahead and got a blood test at the doctors office. It was an antigen/antibody test (not sure which generation)

It came back negative. Can i trust this result? Whats the chance of a mix up at the lab?


Thanks
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Sorry to post again but I have a purely theoretical question.

IF a person is experiencing delayed seroconversion, and he/she takes a 4th generation test will the test show positive for the antigen part?
Or would it show negative for both antibody and antigen?

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You don't have HIV
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