Exposure: Insertive oral sex from a Macau CSW on August
Patient :Exposure: Insertive oral sex from a Macau CSW on August 2013.
Symptoms: Had severe sore throat within the 6th week along with body malaise and lymph nodes. Also had red bumps at the back of my throat even until now and my tonsils are swollen still for over a year, but not in pain. I still have on and off nausea, shortness of breath, and malaise.
Concern: starting after the 6th month of exposure I am thinning in the legs, arms, thighs, and face. Possible lipodystrophy (Currently 17th month after exposure)??? I also have had bouts of malaise, dry cough, cold sweats, swollen lymph nodes, and 2 bouts of recent unilateral angular chelitis.
Testing: within the 7th, 10th, 12th, 17th, and 21st week after exposure. All Abbott Architect Ag/Ab...
What concerns me is the thinning of my face legs arms butt. Then the fattening of my stomach shoulders and chest. Can chronic stress do this?
Is this HIV? Or am I in the clear?
Thanks for the query.
If all the reports have come out negative, there is no need to worry about being HIV positive.
You can get checked for a HIV test again after 6 months to confirm it.
Usually, it takes longer than 10 years for AIDS to start and develop. The symptoms of AIDS take so long because the viral load has to increase to a point where the white blood cells are low enough and this causes disease. Having the exposure in less than year very rarely causes full blown AIDS
I believe that you have a chronic illness that is causing the symptoms. A few possibilities are:
Some long term viral infections
Poor mental health due to stress or other factors
You should consult a physician for an examination and investigations like blood counts and a complete blood and urine tests.
This will rule out any infection or underlying pathology can be detected. Talking to a Doctor at length about your symptoms will also help you. Wishing you a quick recovery.
Feel free to write back for further clarifications.
Hope this helped.
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