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May 21, 2003
Dear Dr. Bob My question is very simple, do people most commonly have symptoms or no symptoms associated with HIV infections. I have had a brief incounter of unprotected sex with one man with out ejaculation and then a condom was put on. I then had two one time encounters with men of unknown sexual histories of oral sex. Reading your forum has given me so much peace of mind, even if you don't answer my question (this is my third time) I am fairly confedent that my test will be negative. I hope you feel the same. The episodes occurd almost 4 years ago so I am sure that my test will be accurate. Thank you Dr. Bob PS. I would like to send some money, but I don't have much to give, is that ok.... Thanks, Worried Woman
Response from Dr. Frascino
Hi Worried Woman,
Your risk is "brief" unprotected vaginal sex without ejaculation and 2 episodes of oral sex, all with partners of unknown serostatus. Yes, I agree, the odds of your having contracted HIV are very low. Yes, your HIV test will be accurate, since your potential exposure was greater than 3 months ago (4 years).
Symptoms vary greatly from person to person with HIV. Some folks have almost none for many, many years, whereas others can get quite ill even during the acute seroconversion. Dont rely on symptoms or lack of symptoms to second guess your HIV status. Just get your test done. I, too, am quite confident youll soon be WOO-HOOing. Good luck.
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