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This is a good news for you.
4th gen is very accurate. It is conclusive much earlier than 12 weeks, but generally we use 12 weeks cut off.
You are safe. No need to worry.
No need to test again.
4th gen is very accurate. No one ever required more than 12 weeks if they really had HIV infection.
6-month testing was old recommendation.
With the use of newer HIV tests like 4th gen, the current recommendation is 12 weeks or 3 months. It is 100% accurate at 3 months.
You do not have HIV infection.
Symptoms do not decide HIV status.
You need to visit an infectious disease specialist or ENT doctor to evaluate your case to find out the cause of your symptoms.
Your throat is red, congested, and have oral thrush as well. Get a throat swab culture as well.
You have to wait for ENT evaluation.
Your ENT doctor will examine it today and suggest you the best option.
Your throat has recovered/healed now. I don't see anything concerning.
What ever may be the cause, but it was not HIV.
You have already recovered, there is no way to find out the cause. It can be anything like viral, bacteria, fungus, allergy etc. It will take sometime to feel 100%, take rest, and allow time for recovery. Avoid anything that can irritate your throat.
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I have already given my professional opinion based on your description. There is no point in going over again.
You don't have HIV and your symptoms are not related to HIV. It is very uncommon for HIV to involve tonsils, uvula.
You can ask your PCP or ENT doctor for further explanation.
I hope you get better soon.