Can it be ARS please help? Donation has been done
Aug 14, 2006
Dear Dr Frascino Hello from Russia. Just 15 days ago I had sex with a sex worker. My activities were protected vaginal sex condom was intact, receiving unprotected oral sex with ejaculation into her mouth and fingering with no cuts or open sores in the finger whatsoever. A week later I had a diarrhea that lasted one time and continued with excessive flatulence and later at night I had chills and fever that lasted on and off for 24 hours. After few days from fever I had developed sore throat that is still continues. My lymph nodes are ok controlled by Doctors, no rash and others symptoms are involved. My questions is this .Am I experiencing typical acute primary Hiv infection and considering my sexual activities could I be infected by HV virus. Thank you for your cooperation DR
Response from Dr. Frascino
Hello Russian Guy,
Are you experiencing typical acute primary HIV infection? No, absolutely not.
Protected sex is indeed "protected," assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail. Oral sex carries only a very minimal risk for HIV transmission. Your "symptoms" are not suggestive of or worrisome for HIV.
Get an HIV test at the three-month mark, if you remain concerned. The odds are astronomically in your favor that you did not contract HIV from this sexcapade. Take a read through the archives of this forum. I'm sure you'll find the information and testimonials there encouraging.
Thank you for your donation (www.concertedeffort.org).
Stay safe. Stay well.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Will Bacterial Vaginosis Clear On Its Own?
- What To Do When Prescriptions Do Not Work For Bacterial Vaginosis?
- What Precautions To Take For Syphilis At Home?
- What Can You Put On Herpes Sore To Stop The Itch?
- Can A Uti Cause A False Positive On Chlamydia Tests?
- Is Tea Tree Oil Used For Warts With Hpv?
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.