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Experience:  Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.
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I'm worried about the possibility of having v. Around a

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Hi I'm worried about the possibility of having hiv. Around a month ago I got fresh blood on my index finger and palm of hand. Around 2 weeks I had a sore throat which lasted around 2 weeks. I have then had headache, cough, blocked nose, swollen glands, achey joints and muscles, nausea and diarrhoea for a day. I'm really worried,
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't think I had any cuts, but can't be 100% sure. I'm always cutting myself.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


These are not HIV symptoms.

And the timing is wrong.

Don't think you have HIV.

It is easy to get tested at this point, for your peace of mind.

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