I had unptotected relations with someone I did not know about 5 years ago. Now I have strange symptoms and have gone through all of the above tests to try to determine the cause. The latest symptoms are light head, headaches that have now lasted 24 / 7 for close to 3 months, and overall uneasy "not normal" feeling. Also strange pains in back of neck, throat and jaw area. I have no other classis HIV symptoms and have never been sick for more than a day or two. I take flu shot on yearly basis and never had negative reaction.
I need some help as I feel this is a physical condition, not a psychological one, which my PCP is starting to think. Should I have HIV check, it there any possible chance based on this description?
You can request a HIV test ,although a headache and pain in the back, neck, throat and jaw usually do not indicate an HIV-infection. Additionally, you might review your medical history with your primary physician and request further medical tests as s/he deems appropriate. In the end, it might be possible that these symptoms are mentally generated, rather than true physical manifestations of disease.
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