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hiv symptoms??

im male and got unprotected sex last january 2016 and july 2016 from same girl known to have many partners. and last May 2016 i got rashes in my arms and spreading till today. last month august 2016 i got Cold and cough with slight fever and diarrhea. is this a hiv symptoms? please answer
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Hiv is not diagnosed by symptoms. Only by testing will you know your status. Take a simple antibody test at 12 weeks from your last exposure. It will conclusively tell you your status.
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hello malbat... i got tested 6 weeks after exposure and the results is non reactive. do i need to take test again to get conclusive results? please advice
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Since it was unprotected, you must get tested. One cannot diagnose HIV with symptoms, so it is advised that you get tested. A test 3 months after your last risky exposure will be conclusive.


Always have safe sex. A condom is the cheapest and the easiest way to prevent transmission of HIV. Using a condom might make sex a little less pleasurable, but it is far better than having to live a life with HIV. All the best.
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I would love to consider it conclusive but as per CDC, only a 12th week result is conclusive. Now you result would be an excellent indicator.
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