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hiv rash

I had high risk exposures on aug 29th 2013.
on sept 22 I went to emergency room cuz
I was feeling hot flashes. The doctor gave me steriod shot
on my butt check. After 2 days I went to my regular doctor
she prescribed me an antibiotic sulfameth trimethoprim 800/160..
The next day I had rashes on my upper chest and back. Then on sept
27th I took a 4th generation hiv dou test p24antigen and antibody.
the result was negative. Then on oct 11th 6 weeks after the exposure s
I took same test dou 4th genaration. . It was negative. Does the 4th
generation test conclusive after 28 days and 6 weeks ? I still have tghe rashes. I think im allergic to sufa antibiotic. . Pls help me!im going crazy.
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3 months post exposure is when you can obtain your conclusive negative test result.
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Do I have hiv cuz of the rash?
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3 months post exposure is when you can obtain your conclusive negative test result.  Symptoms or lack of will not tell you anything about your status.
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The rash is NOt ars. The timing is wrong and it would be accompanied by a very high fever.
Your test is conclusive. Teak will disagree but then the doctors will disagree with Teak.
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Wrong, there are no tests marketed or sold to give a conclusive negative test earlier than three months post exposure.
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A negative result with a DUO test at 4 weeks is good but it's not conclusive by any means--3 months is conclusive.There are no shortcuts with HIV window periods.
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How long does hiv rash last? I still have the rash until now
.its been 1 month and 1 week. I have been stressed out since sept 25. I never experienced high fever only the rash.
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If one has symptoms they come on at 2-4 weeks and last 1-2 weeks.
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I remember when I took the sulfamate trimethoprim 800 180
antibiotic.  The rash came out the next day.
I cant go to the doctor cuz my insurance expired..
I spent alot of money on duo test. Lab corp charged me
160. I did 3 test. All cam3 out negative. I dont know what to do
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You have been advised what to do and when to do it.
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I have to test again at 12 weeks? I had 4th generation duo done at 28 days
and 3rd generation elisa antibody test at 30 days. And 4th
generation duo p24antigen and antibody test done
at 6 weeks. All test are negative results. I spent almost
600 dollars on the tests thru lab corp..
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My 12th weeks is on nov 29.
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