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Symptoms of HIV infection?

About 8 days ago, which is approximately six weeks after I had mutual oral sex with a male masseur of questionable status (I asked at the end of the encounter and he said he was tested regularly, but who knows?), I had diarrhea in the evening.  It went away but about 24 hours later, my whole body/muscles started to ache, my head hurt, and there seemed to be a low fever.  These symptoms also went away after about 24 hours.  I did take some over the counter medications though.    

I also recall having tension headache and vertigo (which I had before) about a week after the encounter (i.e., five weeks ago).  They lasted for a week.

Could these be symptoms of HIV infection?  Should I get tested?  I'm very worried.

Thanks for your help.
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So what I experienced had nothing to do with HIV infection?

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No, oral sex is considered among all experts as a non-issue when it comes to HIV transmission. I myself is going through hell waiting for my window period to end. Goodluck man!!
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Also in same boat with oral.Had a 4 week negative. but i was on predisone in week 2 so i don't know if that would affect my antibodie production. the doctor said it can.i was pretty cofident at the 4 weeks he said 90% show by then.
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