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10 weeks HIV test negative-- Too freaked out and worried!

Hello,
I had a less than two min exposure with a woman of unknown status. Risk is unprotected vaginal sex. When I asked her about her status, she said is clean and she is a honest woman who dont expose any one to anything. I am still paranoid and got the tests done at 2 weeks for all STD's including HIV and came back negative.  Exactly after 74 days, ie 10.4 weeks, I had a test from Kaiser and came back negative. Between this time, I had common flu  a few weeks ago and lasted for 3 days. Even after the 10 weeks negative results , I am still freaked out and getting too paranoid. I cant concentrate on any thing and my working ebility is reducing day by day with this mental thinking. I feel  tender pain in the neck under the chin for the last two days. This is freaking me out. I am trying to calm down my self from saying that it may be because of the tetanus vaccine shot I took a two days ago. But still the though of exposure is not letting me calm down.

Please some one let me know how reliable is the HIV antibody test is at 10.4 weeks? Is this pain in my neck/throat is something to worry about? I am planning to take my test again but I just want some mental peace. I am a healthy male with good immune system. I dont get sick easily and dont have any history of drug or alcohol abuse and any organ transplant or Cancer.

Please Help me
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A 10 week negative is highly highly unlikely to change. However, a 12risk week test is conclusive
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12 week
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Thanks a lot Jamo17. Do you think I can be okay? Can I calm down and have some mental rest? what is the chance of a 10 week -ve  turning to +ve. ? Are there any cases like that. I still have little pain in my neck. Other than that, I dont have any symptoms.

Thanks
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I don't know of any cases but all I can tell you is that it is highly unlikely to change at 12 weeks
186166 tn?1385259382
the pain, you feel in your neck, is NOT hiv related.
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Thanks a lot. Its the pain in the throat either side of the the chin. I am feeling a little worried. Is it a inflammation response after 10 weeks, if the seroconversion started recently?

thanks
186166 tn?1385259382
ars comes at 2-4 weeks post infection.

doesn't matter where your pain is...its not hiv related
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Thanks again for your answer. I had flue like symptoms after 5 weeks of exposure. It lasted for 2 days. And I was normal again. If you think thats from ars or HIV, I should have tested positive for the test at 10 weeks? Do you think I am on possibly good side?

Thanks for your valuable time and response.

186166 tn?1385259382
you have not experienced ars symptoms...

your test at 10 weeks is an EXCELLENT indication of your status.

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Lizzie,
Thanks a lot for your time and your response .
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I am sorry to bother you guys again but, does any one know what generation HIV antibody tests are used by Kaiser? Also, I am suffering from throat pain which is keeping me worried. I have a little head ache too. Does anxiety gives throat pain too? Or is this a possible indication of any other thing? My physician said, these tests are accurate. Can I calm myself.
186166 tn?1385259382
ONE LAST TIME...

your test at 10 weeks is an EXCELLENT indication of your status.

are you having trouble understanding this?????????
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