Dec 2, 2012
I had protected sex with a guy and the condom broke. We stopped as soon as we saw, but I'm not sure whether he penetrated me before we noticed or not, it's a bit unclear. That was on Sunday. On Friday, two days ago, my throat started to hurt and after that I had difficulty swallowing. Yesterday I noticed there are white spots at the back of my throat and it's still a bit hard to swallow. Can this be HIV and can it show symptoms this early? I'm very worried, thank you for your answers.
| Response from Ms. Southall
Hi I'm glad to hear that you stopped once the condom broke. So your chances of HIV transmission occurring is very very small. Signs and/or symptoms of HIV do not start this soon. It sounds to me as if you have picked up another type of infection, cold or strep throat etc...if your symptoms continue I recommend you following up with your health care provider.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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