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AIDS symptoms for 6 months, but all viral infection neg!

Hi guys;
I am having chest rash, diarrhea, headaches, muscle pain, sore throat, white tongue and other viral infection symptoms for 6 months. I just tested by my doctor for hiv, hep, herp, ebv, Colorado fever,  and lyme, all neg! my wbc comes down from 7000 to 4000 in 6 months and probably going down. what do u think that i have? I always had protected sex, condom never broke but i had multiple partners. what should I do?  
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1415174 tn?1453243103
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When did you test for HIV and what test? What it the duo test? I don't think you have it but just asking. Did they test you for co-infections of Lyme too like Bartonella etc.?
You may want to see an infectious disease specialist. What does your chest rash look like? Does it itch? where you hiking or swimming in fresh water when you got it? Any mosquito bites?
mkh9
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i did HIV RNA and 4th gen  at 5 weeks
Also Lyme RNA at 3 months
all neg
not sure about any bite, my doctor gave me doxycycline for 6 weeks, everything happened after i finished it,
yes, itchy rashes, red bumps
my ct scan says small swollen nodes around neck, not detectable by looking
1415174 tn?1453243103
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So are you saying you got symptoms after getting treated with doxy? That can be a "herx" reaction from Lyme or a co-infection. Also the swollen nodes are okay in that if they are just swollen nodes they are showing signs of infection but are not cancerous or anything bad that way. Have you been checked for Co-infections of lyme such as bartonella, babesia? You could get your lab work or blood work sent to Igenex labs they have more sensitive tests. You would have to request this but might have to pay for it if your insurance doesn't pay.
You are negative for HIV. So that is great.
mkh9
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this is what i got from my lab result, i am not sure about co-infections, could u plz check it:
1- chaffeensis-HME (Monocytic)
    E. chaffeensis (HME) IgG Titer
     Negative
    E. chaffeensis (HME) IgM Titer
    Negative
2-Rocky Mtn Spotted Fever, IgM
    Negative
3- Lyme (B. burgdorferi) PCR
  Negative
they gave me doxyclycline bcz of prostate infection,not lyme.
Those are not co-infections those are other infections. So Bartonella would be one and Babesia, Ehrlichia.
Those are not co-infections those are other infections. So Bartonella would be one and Babesia, Ehrlichia.
Well E. chaffeensis  is a co-infection. Lyme is lyme. You can get checked for the others I mentioned if you want to.
mkh9
these 2 also came out neg!!
what else should I do?
Do you have fevers? Did you go hiking anywhere?
Did you also get a EIA or serology for lyme (Borrelia burgdorferi)? If you have fevers then you might want to get a PCR test or have them also check for Borrelia Hermsii. The doxy should have worked on this but I wonder if you are really positive for lyme and it didn't come up on the PCR.
mkh9
i donot have fever. I got pcr test and came out neg. Also, what can cure lyme? ani biotics? or ....
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i donot have fever. I got pcr test and came out neg. Also, what can cure lyme? ani biotics? or ....
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I think we need to set up research organizations to investigate
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Check with a smart MD, for auto-immune conditions.  Don't just run a test here and there. Get the MD who really takes a proper history and hopefully pays attention.
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