|help me doctor
Sep 4, 2007
Dear Sir, I am 30 years circumcised male from India. 8 weeks back I received oral sex from an unknown status female for about 30 seconds. It seems she must be having multiple partners. She took some pills after that also, I don't know what those tablets were. My questions are: 1. If I consider she is HIV positive then of what risk am I??? 2. For the last 3 weeks, I am having itching and light pain in my testicles and dead skin came out once last week, also I am having a pink soft skin about cms on my left side of penis(no itching no pain). The doctor said that it is simple infection but I am not having any relief even after taking medicines from last 15 days. 3. I am having a lymph node in my right forearm from last 10 days. 4. Feeling light cough from last 2 days(no cold). 5. I had a reddish skin(not any blood) on my penis near to head at the time of explosure and it is natural it is always there..
Do I need to get tested for HIV??? What are my chances to get infected with HIV???. Can you please tell me what these symtoms looks like??? Is it some STD or I should go for HIV test after completing window period?? waiting for ur valuable reply....I am really worried about it...!!! Thanks
| Response from Dr. Conway
The risk of acquiring HIV from oral sex is low, 1/1000 or less. This being said, you should go out and get tested now, and again in 3 months (after the window period) to make sure you are not infected. The other symptoms you describe are not at all specific or even suggestive of HIV infection. I would be more concerned about other STDs and get tested for gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis.
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