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Dec 26, 2006
I will make this as short as possible given the tremendous amount of questions you recieve. I am a 18 year old male and recently had protected anal sex and unprotected oral sex with a 22 year old male. I have no reason to believe he has HIV, but because of my paranoia I began to do some research on the matter. About a month later, I presented symptoms such as diarrhea,nausea, fever, cough, headache, tiredness, etc. but the doctor quickly ruled it out as a bacterial infection and prescribed some antibiotics which helped relieve the symptoms in less than 2 days. About a month later, I presented swollen lymph nodes in my groin,(I had never had swollen lymph nodes). Even though this seems to be inconsistent with HIV Syndrome, because I am Catholic and live in a Catholic Latin Country, being gay is practically being thrown out on the street and being rejected by everyone so I have no doctor, friend, or family to consult or ask for advice. Please help. Should I get tested? IT has been 2 months since possible infection.
Response from Dr. Henry
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