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Flipping out. Sick of reading about symptoms...
      05/05/09 12:35 PM

Day 11. It goes on. I get up, I read about symptoms. I check myself over.

11 days ago I had three encounters, all unprotected oral (receiving), plus protected vaginal. One of these was particularly dodgy. Since then, I have been a complete basket case.

I've had a few symptoms: fatigue, swollen lymph nodes in my armpits, and a swollen tongue/sores in my mouth. In my more rational moments, I can convince myself that these are due to stress and anxiety. I've experienced it before.

Unfortunately, the rational moments are few and far between. None of the other big symptoms have yet to appear (knowing that it many cases none of them actually do and that the range of appearance can be from 1-6 weeks!).

Negative chlam and gon tests. Doc gave me something to help with the anxiety, too.

I am now considering a PCR DNA test (complete with risk of false positives) just to feel that I'm doing something proactive.

This has got to be the most hellatious time I've ever been through. But it helps reading other people's experiences. Thanks for sharing.

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* Flipping out. Sick of reading about symptoms... countingdays 05/05/09 12:35 PM
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