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Question: 

HELLO SIR,I HAD SEX WITH ONE PROSTITUTE 4 YEARS BACK AT MY FRIENDS VILLAGE ON THAT TIME I USED CONDOM EVEN I DON'T NO HOW TO USE CONDOM MY FRIEND FORCED ME TO DO SEX WITH THAT LADY. AFTER A FEW WEEKS O GOT SMALL BUMPS ON MY PENNIES THEY ARE VERY ITCHY AND PAIN FULL.I WENT TO HOSPITAL USED SOME ANTIBIOTICS AND CURED.AFTER SOME DAY MY THROAT WAS INFECTED. I USED SO MANY ANTIBIOTICS BUT ITS STILL ITS SUFFERING ME FOR THE PAST 2 YEARS. AFTER SIX MONTHS I WENT TO HOSPITAL TESTED HIV IN THAT RESULT IS NAGITIVE.BUT MY THROAT INFECTION IS NOT CLEARED AGAIN AFTER 4 YEARS I USED TO TEST HIV THE DOCTOR USED TRI DOT KIT FOR TEST ON THAT ONE DOT IS APPEARED DOCTOR SAID IT SI NON REACTIVE.BUT I AM STILL SUFFERING THROAT INFECTION,FATIGUE,JOINTS AND MUSCLES PAIN,HEADACHE,COLD I AM VERY SICK AND AFRAID.PLEASE TELL ME THIS SYMPTOMS ARE HIVE RELATED OR ANOTHER PROBLEM.KINDLY TELL ME SIR.TRI DOT TEST IS RELIABLE OR NOT.I AM WAITING FOR YOUR ANSWER SIR. THANK YOU

Answer: 

Hi there, and thanks a lot for contacting the AIDS Vancouver Helpline for you HIV/AIDS related health information.

It sounds like you are concerned about your risk of HIV transmission and the reliability of your test results.

Protected vaginal sex is considered a Low Risk activity. This means that it can present a potential for HIV transmission because it can involve an exchange of body fluids. There have been a few reports of infection attributed to these activities (usually under certain identifiable conditions).

95% of infections are delectable within 4-6 weeks of exposure. All HIV tests are considered conclusive 3 most after the exposure. It sounds like you had you HIV test 6 months after the exposure. Your result was negative. You also did a test 4 years after the event and it was also negative.

Your test results are considered conclusive. You can trust you negative test result. No further tested is needed for this event.

HIV presents itself differently in different people, therefore we cannot comment on the symptoms that you have been experiencing. HIV is not diagnosed based on symptoms. I would, however, recommend that you contact your health care provider to discuss your symptoms and develop a treatment plan. Symptoms can be indicative of other viral infections. I would encourage you to check out the following resources about HIV:

Thank you for contacting the AIDS Vancouver Helpline.

Hilary

AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online

helpline.aidsvancouver.org