|(5th TIME ASKING!!!!please answer me this time!) Worried sick I have just gotten HIV
Aug 4, 2014
Last Thursday at midnight, I had an encounter with another guy. He performed unprotected oral on me, and then I topped him with a condom. It was dark, but I'm fairly certain the condom didn't fail. Two days later like Saturday night or Sunday morning, I got a sore throat that lasted until Tuesday night. On Tuesday night, I got congested and my sore throat really bothered me. On Wednesday, however, my sore throat cleared up as well as my sinuses. But then I got a persistent cough when my sore throat went away. As of Thursday, I've still have had a cough and a slight headache that has been coming on and off since Thursday to today. And the same thing has happened on Friday and Saturday. I'm worried sick that these are ARS symptoms? Would this be possible even if I used protection? What are the chances that I have been infected with HIV? Please answer me this time. I'm worried and each passing day worries me even more...
| Response from Mr. Cordova
Your symptoms are not HIV-related. Furthermore, this was not a high-risk situation. Oral sex is low-risk and you used a condom for the act of penetrative sex. You do not have HIV.
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