|Worried out of my mind
Dec 28, 2000
Please answer i have asked questions at least 4 times with no response. Im very worried. After having protected vaginal sex and touching the womens vagina I noticed I had a small cut on my finger. Two weeks later I had an itchy feeling all over my body but had no rash. I also had a slight pain in the head that would come and go throughout the day and would last a second or so. Also had slight body aches.I never had any other symptoms. During this time I went to the doctor for the itching found nothing except for elevated liver enzyme test 87 alt 4 days later tested again liver 57. However I due drink regularly and sometimes heavy.Does this sound like ARS? Could these enzyme levels be related to ARS? Please answer
| Response from Mr. Kull
It is unlikely that you would have been HIV infected in this one episode of vaginal sex with a condom, and the cut on your finger probably would not have increased your risk that much. I cannot guess to what your symptoms might be related.
There is a greater chance that your elevated liver enzymes are symptomatic of heavy drinking. If you feel like your alcohol consumption may be causing emotional, physical, and/or social functioning problems, please look at the resources listed in the Getting help for substance use section at The Body.
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