Please help me .. ihave lived a gay relationship and used a condom before four years and the next day from the relationship I felt Keywords symptoms such as lethargy in the parties during that period,i read the symptoms on the Internet. Symptoms persist after a week I was intermittent diarrhea and whites of the tongue ... and morbidity in the lymph nodes without swelling and symptoms persist for two months and without any fever ..i Did not care about. Four years later, the symptoms return and people still told me thats just over your mind..i went to test by axsysym abbott device hiv test and the result is negative?? and i`ve test b and c hapetites and the result is negative!? is 4 years old is enough to deny the virus existence??!!should i suffice by the test?...may i have yor reccomendations pls thank you for your time pls i need your help am so scared and do my family can be that all just
Psychotic symptoms...am 21 years old..smoker...drug user(weed/extacy)>>I do not have to tonsilli
Hi, welcome to the ehealth forum and I am glad to help you.
You seem to be concerned if the sexual exposure in a gay relationship you had 4 years before might have caused HIV infection and the symptoms of intermittent diarrhea and lethargy you are having now 4 years after are due to the same.
You have also mentioned that you have tested negative for HIV, HEP. B and C.
Anal sex in a gay relationship has a higher risk of HIV transmission than the vaginal sex but if the result is negative even 4 years after the exposure, it is unlikely that your symptoms are due to HIV as HIV tests are highly sensitive.
But as you have mentioned other high risk behaviours such as substance abuse and if you have had a repeated exposure recently, you might be in the window period ad you might get yourself tested again 3 months later to rule out HIV infection.
You must consult your personal physician for definitive diagnosis as the same is not possible online.
Hope this helps. Take care.
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