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January 21st, 2018
Wow! Sorry about that, Sophie. Hope you get better asap.
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replied January 24th, 2018
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It's been a while since my last update, so here we go again:

48 weeks (336 days) post exposure now. I did a rapid test 2 days ago. Negative. My last 4th gen test was made at the 6 months mark, so I'm planning to do another soon.

Current symptoms: Chronic cold-like symptoms (stuffy nose, dry cough, sore throat). I had a cold that started exactly a month ago, and I still haven't recovered totally. My wife also had the same problem. She had a minor flu, but the symptoms are persisting for weeks. I'm feeling peripheral neuropathy symptoms again. Mostly a weakness feeling in both my legs. I hope this goes away, just like the first time.

Also it's worth noting that my wife is having severe hair loss, many skin issues (her face is covered with pimples). She went to a doctor to investigate the hair loss, which prescribed some blood exames. It turns out she has low WBC, low lymphocytes, and she has high anti-TPO and anti-thyroglobulin antibodies. According to Google, this means she has an autoimmune thyroid disease.

That's my current scenario. I've been noticing that some people claim to have infected their family, friends and even pets! If this is true, obviously those people don't have HIV. You don't spread HIV to your friends with casual contact. And as for the animals, this is nonsense! You should check foir other diseases.

Well, that's it.
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replied January 26th, 2018
Thanks for the update, Scaredmatt. For me, my test at about 1 year post exposure came back negative. Thanks be to God. Still having some issues though. Will keep you guys posted.
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replied January 27th, 2018
Hi guys. I'm at 91 Weeks and not datinge
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replied January 27th, 2018
Hi guys. I'm at 91 Weeks and not days. I'm 99.99999% sure that i have either hiv or some other disease....but with the exposure timing, ars timings, cd4 history and my body changes, i know it would be hiv or may be coinfection
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replied January 30th, 2018
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As I promised, I did another test (4th generation this time). The test was done 340 days after exposure and came back negative for both antibodies and antigen. Every other result (CBC, WBC, glucose, cholesterol, triglycerides) is well within range. I hope to bury this matter once and for all after this result. Symptoms persist, of course, but I'm focusing on treating them, no matter the cause.

I'm taking meds for depression and anxiety, although they are not very effective in fighting symptoms.

Into68week, stop talking nonsense, you are negative after almost 2 years. It's clear that you don't have HIV.
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replied January 30th, 2018
Great to know that your blood work came back normal, ScaredMatt. This is a heart lifting news.
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replied January 30th, 2018
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People,

All of you testing beyond the HIV window period (i.e. 3 months), especially those of you who have been testing for YEARS, obviously, clearly, and definitively, you do not have HIV. Besides the wasted time and money testing for something you don't have, consider that at least two people I'm aware of have been put into insane asylums because they wouldn't stop saying that they had HIV. Even I myself was given a referral to see a shrink because of course, if it's not HIV, I must be crazy to think that I am ill.

With all due respect to everyone here, keep your mouths shut. As scary as this disease is, if you go around rambling about how sick you are, you risk either being put into a straight jacket, ostracized, or even being physically harmed. If you want to deal with the problem directly (i.e. viral infection), start taking Truvada daily, along with any other antivirals you can get your hands on - Prosultiamine, Olive Leaf, Licorice Root, Skullcap, Cat's Claw, Pau D'Arco, Curcumin, Garlic, etc. Also take supportive supplement such as multivitamins, probiotics, etc.

Years of testing for HIV is not going to help you feel better, but taking antivirals and supportive supplements will. If any of you are unsure how to get Truvada, send me a private message.

Best,
Tony.
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replied January 31st, 2018
Veteran user Tony, thanks for the input. Glad to have you still around. Please a quick question, when was the last time you retested for hiv?
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replied February 1st, 2018
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Adddad,

You're very welcome, and thank you for your kind words. As a responsible adult, I am tested quarterly (i.e. every 3 months), and have never had an issue with HIV results being positive. Again, as a group, we need to wrap our heads around this not being HIV. My heart breaks for those who are both suffering with this disease AND continue to think this is HIV, despite years of negative tests.

Best,
Tony.
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replied February 1st, 2018
Thanks Tony,

If you are seeing a benefit from Truvada, but testing negative, is it possible you have a form of HIV that does not show positive on existing tests? I have read some Group O strains or perhaps HIV2 strains will not always show positive on any of the readily available tests.

Do you have CD4 measurements from before and after you started Truvada?
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replied February 1st, 2018
Thanks Tony,

If you are seeing a benefit from Truvada, but testing negative, is it possible you have a form of HIV that does not show positive on existing tests? I have read some Group O strains or perhaps HIV2 strains will not always show positive on any of the readily available tests.

Do you have CD4 measurements from before and after you started Truvada?
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replied February 2nd, 2018
" I have read some Group O strains or perhaps HIV2 strains will not always show positive on any of the readily available tests. "
@waytoosick I'm panicked by this. Where did you read it?
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replied February 3rd, 2018
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Hey Matt, I am glad that you keep testing negative, I am sure it is going to be that way forever and ever Wink

I have been checking some of the results I was given during my last bloodwork and it seems like I had or have CMV, the results are read as follow "Proable acquired immunity, to control withing 3 weeks". My GP not even checked those results and therefore she didn't have me repeat them 3 weeks after, which should've been more than 3 months ago. Since a lot time ago I realized that something like a little particle moved across my left eye, which I thought was due to being in front of a screen for so long, but it seems that for CMV patients they are called floaters, and are a manifestation of CMV in the eyes, which might lead to blindness.

Also I found that CMV can cause tinnitus, my biggest problem right now.

As many of you may know healthy people don't get CMV, just new borns and HIV patients, so I have nothing to add to this.
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replied February 11th, 2018
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Went to a different GP on friday and told him my story, he suggested my repeating all the tests I had already done including those for STDs and CMV. I am gonna have my blood drawn on tuesday (332 days after exposure) on a different lab.

My health has been the same for the last couple of days (Ear pain, tinnitus, difficulty to breath, burning palate, itchi anus, floater on left eye). The results are likely to be ready by thursday or friday, so once I have them I am gonna post my results.

Be well. Bye
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replied February 12th, 2018
I have had my Alere Determin Ab/Ag test done at 656 Days, 93 weeks and 05 days, 21 month 16 days ....negative.

I'm still there with my health and the worst thing is I'm seeing ARS symptoms in the person that I loved the most.
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replied February 13th, 2018
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I am bad. I went t a different lab, but they seem to send their samples to another lab which is bigger and which happened to be the same as the one used by the previous lab to which I went. Negative again.

My CMV results for IgM are "Doubtuful", because they are between 0,6 and 1,1 which also happened during in my september's test. Below it is written "Serologie indicates a prior probable immunite for CMV acquired".

I don't know what to do.
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replied February 15th, 2018
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WTS,

Lots of people take Truvada, taking it does not mean that we have some form of HIV. However, other viruses besides HIV exist (EBV, HHV6, HHV8, Parvo, JC, HTLV, etc) that can make people sick. I disagree with the comment that viral infections only happen to immune suppressed people, that's total nonsense. There are MANY viruses out there besides HIV, and anyone can catch them! All of you people continuing to test for HIV because you expect the test to eventually come back positive are foolishly barking up the wrong tree.

Best wishes.
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