I had intercourse sex with sex worker in protected sex and unprotected oral sex. Last day I came to know her suffering from HIV Positive. Hence after 14 weeks I went for TRIDOT test, it came as negative, and after 17 weeks I took ELISA test and it was also negative. And also After 20 week I went for TRIDOT and it came as negative. Today I took PCR DNA test and result came as “Not detected”.22nd week is Negative in Rapid test. But I am suffering from Cough and some lymph nudes paining.
HIV is diagnosed based on the serological detection in the blood samples, and not from the symptoms that he or she might be having.
A person after exposure to HIV can get tested as early as 4 weeks to 12 weeks with the ELISA for HIV antibody test. 90% of normal individuals who have HIV exposure, will seroconvert within 4-6 weeks. The sensitivity of the ELISA test is 99.9%.
In your case, since the tests done after14 weeks and after 20 weeks were negative, It is more likely that the tests are accurate and valid.
You are HIV free and hence there is no need to worry.
The symptoms of lymph node enlargement and cough, could be due to common bacterial or viral infections causing common cold.
You might consult a doctor who can prescribe you a course of antibiotics to treat the infection properly.
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