Dec 23, 2004
hi Dr Bob, hope your doing well there.
i had protective sex with 2 ladies of the night in east africa, i am male so was insertive, oral was performed on me and i fingered them also. 3 weeks later i got swollen gland in my right groin, dont notice any in my neck or under arms, just this one and on a scale of 1to10 in pain its only say a 3. i believe the condoms were used correctly Dr. i believe from what i read here i am pretty ok, but guess i need some re-assurance. im making a $20 donation soon i hope it helps.
ps Dr Bob i wonder does your foundation have t-shirts for sale?
| Response from Dr. Frascino
If a latex condom was used properly and didn't fail, your HIV transmission risk (protected insertive vaginal sex, insertive oral sex and fingering) would be very low. Having a single swollen lymph node is not worrisome for ARS; however, if this lymph node is persistently swollen and/or painful, you should have your doctor check it out. Just because it's extremely unlikely to be HIV, doesn't mean it couldn't be a sign of some other completely unrelated problem. From an HIV perspective, if you feel you've placed yourself at risk, get tested at three months.
Thank you for your donation! Sorry no T-shirts!
Stay well. Happy Holidays.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Swollen Glands After Anal Sex Without Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV
- Swollen Glands After Vaginal Sex Without Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV
- If I Eat After A Person With Hiv Can I Get It?
- Anxiety And Neuropathy
- Hiv Transmission And Fingering Rectum
- What Does The Inside Of Your Mouth Look Like With Hiv?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.