|Contracting HIV after unprotected oral sex
Jun 20, 2012
Hi there, I had oral sex with a high risk guy (who I met randomly) about 5 days ago. I found out later he had a history of unprotected sex with his partner and a third individual. But he claimed to be negative and said his last HIV test was a few weeks ago (i'm guessing a rapid test).
While giving him oral sex, he ejaculated in my mouth, which I wasn't expecting. I happened to have a canker sore in my mouth and tried to spit afterwards but I know I swallowed some of his ejaculate.
It's now 5 days out, and I've developed a low grade sore throat, general fatigue, dry mouth (like I'm constantly dehydrated), and this morning woke up in a sweat.
I'm very concern I contracted HIV. I did get tested, my rapid Antibody test was negative, and an RNA PCR test is pending, although I took that probably sooner than I should have.
Does this sound like an acute HIV infection?
| Response from Mr. Cordova
Oral sex has been and remains a low-risk activity. I do not think you need to be concerned.
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