|Scared to death
May 10, 1999
Since a possible vaginal exposure with an Ex-boyfriend, he used withdrawal. a few days after this i had a sore throat and a fever, after that my gums would bleed alot even when I would eat. I ran a low grade fever on off and had night sweats for about a month. 2wks later i got a severe bladder infection(have been checked for other STD's) Have had 3 so far in 2 months. Just recently I developed Belsy's palsy and ached all over and my hair is coming out. I have been under alot of stress worrying about this. I tested negative at 2 months. My Ex-boyfriend won't get tested he says it's in my head. If there is any advice you can give me or give me info about drug therapy and Life expectancy I would surely appreciate it. I've read your column and find you extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Please give me any info you can it would help. Thanks, LS
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Any discussion of drugs or life expectancy is premature. If in fact these symptoms are occurring, I hope you have seen your physician to be checked out. An antibody test at 3 and 6 months will rule out HIV infection. MH
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