Six months ago, I had a very brief unprotected sex with a community sex worker (CSW). I did a fourth generation Combo test on 48th day and 86th day. It was negative in both the cases and it covers the 12 weeks window period. Should I consider this conclusive? I read in some forums that rare to rare case sometimes six months testing is required. Please help. Have you ever heard of anyone getting infected because of too many HIV testing? I got tested from a reputed laboratory which is international. My last test was post 22 weeks of exposure. Can anyone develop the virus post five months of exposure even though the tests were negative? Who are included in the rarest case with the need to be tested after six months? I am asking these because for the past many days I had needle pricking in my body and also I have a bit of pain here and there in the body. For the past days I am getting fluctuating mild fever. Should I call myself 90% conclusive or 100% conclusive? Request you to resolve my queries at the earliest. Because of this stress, I feel like killing myself. I need to know what is wrong with me. Is it a case of anxiety itself?
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When I tested for HIV after 7 weeks, 12 weeks and 22 weeks post exposure, the result came back negative. Yesterday in an online forum I read a guy stating that he was negative at three and six months and then became positive at nine months. However, he did not state what was the risk and what kind of test did he take. Reading this has freaked me out completely and made me tensed. What would be the case with that guy according to you? How can two reports come negative and one positive? How reliable is the fourth generation Duo test? Also a doctor had mentioned in that forum, that the window period is nine months. Is it true? Can seroconversion take such a long time? What does your experience and official HIV guideline state in my case? Should I be 100% relieved with my last 22 week test? I just want to get rid of this worry.
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