Mar 5, 2001
please help me before i go crazy . Five weeks ago i had intercourse with a female without using a condom . Three weeks later i developed a cold , sore throat , sneezing after a ski holiday .Another twee weeks later i'm having stomach pains but no diarrea . Also some pains in my elbows en knees . No fever and no swollen glands have occurred.Could these symptoms be from the extreme anxiety i'm going trough . The girl i had sex with tells me she's really sure that everything is allright and i'm imagening this all .Especially the stomach pains worry me . Please Answer me as soon as possible , i'm really affraid.
Response from Dr. Henry
Your symptoms are more likely due to anxiety than to HIV infection. I would go get an HIV test to put the matter to rest. KH
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