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5th time I'm posting this question, I have not gotten an answer

Oct 28, 2012

Good evening! Roughly 3 weeks ago, I had sexual intercourse with a commercial sex worker. I was protected for both oral and vaginal intercourse with latex condom. The day after, I started to sneeze. Toward the middle of this week, I started having a dry throat like it's irritated, and I've been barely sneezing. Today, I checked left tonsil wihich is red but not swollen. I have not experienced any pain when I swallow. Should I be concerned at this point about the symptoms of ars?

Response from Dr. Wohl

I am glad you posted but a reason we may not answer a question like this is that we have responded to dozens that essentially ask the same thing. These are not symptoms if HIV infection, condoms protect against HIV so there is no risk here, and everyone should get an HIV test to know their status regardless.


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