Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) presents three stages of symptoms, with the first stage manifesting symptoms like fever, night sweats, chills, rashes, sore throat, muscle ache, oral ulcers, tiredness, lymph node swelling, etc. The second stage is a latent stage and does not produce any symptoms. In contrast, fatigue, unexplained weight loss, recurrent fever and night sweats, profuse diarrhea, persistent lymph node swelling, pneumonia, oral ulcers, anal and genital sores, loss of memory, depression, etc., are seen in the third stage.
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Query: Hi doctor, Unfortunately, I had unprotected sex with a lady. I do not know about her health status. After a month of having unprotected sex, I started to have several symptoms in my body. I started to have body itching, sore throat, pain in lymph nodes, loose motions for a week, small bumps on my f... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. The HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) tests are negative repeatedly taken after three months of exposure. It is conclusive. You are free from HIV if there is no further risk exposure. There is no need to do further HIV tests. The symptoms a... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected intercourse three times with an unknown woman. After 20 days, my symptoms started with stomach cramps and diarrhea. My endoscopy report shows acute superficial gastritis. But my CBC test was fine. Doctor prescribed medicine, but it did not help. Day by day, I became ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I feel there is neither HIV nor any sexually transmitted infections. This is because repeated tests without any evidence of infection are enough to tell that there is nothing concrete in this regard. Now... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,Before two years had sex with a call girl in a dark location for about 10 to15 min. I did not eject, and I am sure that she did not eject as well (not 100 % sure). Do not know if the condom broke (as it was dark) but had some liquid on my penis (maybe fluid in condom, not sure) After fe... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The HIV test uses a finger prick blood sample, with results given within 20 minutes, and is 99 % accurate at detecting any HIV exposure that may have occurred more than 12 weeks ago. However, it can potentially pick up HIV infection from as little as four weeks ago. ... Read Full »