blood contact during sex
Jun 20, 2012
I had sex with a prostitute 3 weeks ago. I had a condom on but when I pulled out she dripped some blood out of her vagina. When I got home I had a shower and noticed that I had a small nick on my shaft from shaving my pubic hair. I am not sure if the condom was covering this spot since it was near the bottom of the shaft. Also, today I started getting a sore throat but am not experiencing any other symptoms. I do not know if she was infected or not. Are the chances high that I contracted HIV and could that be why my throat is starting to hurt? Woul;d I be experiencing symptoms after 3 weeks? Thanks doc
Response from Mr. Cordova
Yes, a person could be experiencing ARS at the three-week mark, but I do not think that transmission is likely in a situation like this. If you are concerned, an HIV test at the three month mark will give you a conclusive result.
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