Jul 17, 2013
i recently had vaginal sex with a girl who has been hiv positive for the past 5yrs with condom on 1st of july,now i am having fever,burning sensation all over my body especially my legs and foot,loss of appetite and body pains which started after about 5 days after the sex.could i have been infected with the hiv virus even though the sex was just once
| Response from Mr. Glenn
Thanks for your question,
There doesn't sound like you had any risk. Unless a condom breaks there isn't any risk for HIV, regardless if the person is HIV positive or not.
It's good that you used a condom, that's one of the best ways to keep you and your partners safe.
Hope this helps!
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