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Mar 13, 2012

had protected oral and protected vaginal with csw in red light amsterdam on june 3. no condom or break visible. experienced fatigue and redness for several weeks following night sweats and sore throat at 35 days. took temp upon waking and had low below 97 both nights. gargled with salt water which would relieved sore throat and it went away 4 days later. tested at 38 days at clinic. got results negative elisa. asked clinic if too soon. told test conclusive, no need for further testing. thought it was behind me but now sinus infection in november required 3 rounds antibiotics and now upon visit to ent, I have enlarged adenoids which she says is possible concern for hiv. says tongue and throat not consistant with concern but insisting i test. is there reason for concern here for hiv risk. i had closed this but symptoms have me scared

Response from Mr. Cordova

Hi there:

Your risk level was not high at all. Using a condom effectively protected you against HIV and many STD's. I would not even recommend testing for this incident in particular. If you are concerned, and need peace of mind. A full round of STD testing, including HIV can be done at the 90 day mark.

In health,

Richard



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