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Sore throat one week after possible exposure

Posted by ejchak, 1 Reply
I had sex with a guy exactly 9 days ago, he told me that he was tested and his status is negative, but at this point that means nothing to me.
we gave each other oral, and made out constantly. then he gave me anal. a condom was used, the condom did... Read more »

sore throat for more than a week?!

Posted by leo1989, 1 Reply
Its been a little over a week that i've had this sore throat, I've developed a sore throat along with a fever 3 days after i had unprotected oral and receptive vaginal sex with an ex boyfriend. He says he's clean but now I'm worried that he's lying!... Read more »

White Coating+sore throat+cough=ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Its been 2 weeks today since exposure. I've been coughing and had a mild sore throat for the past week (dry cough). This morning woke up with white coating which rubbed off, but came back tonight. ARS? Read more »

Pharyngitis vs. a Sore Throat

Posted by Anonymous
Hi all,

I had a low risk exposure 4 1/2 weeks ago. Yesterday I developed a sore throat and today a rough, dry cough and have lost my voice. Does this sound like ARS? I have hear that pharyngitis is a common part of ARS but I'm not sure if that is... Read more »

Sore Throat

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After two weeks possible exposure my boyfriend has a what his doctor says a very bad sore throat with swollen glands and he did a throat culture and he gets his results tomorrow.

I on the other hand am very scared because I was with someone who was... Read more »
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sore throat after exposure

Can an isolated Sore Throat be a possible symptom of HIV after being expose to risk of HIV after 2 weeks?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiEveryone experiences HIV symptoms differently, it could possibly be a side effect it could also just be a sore throat. If there is concern about HIV transmission being tested is the only true way to know your status.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

I got fever, sore throat 2 weeks after a handjob

Hi, I have been tested negative to all the STDs and HIV on March 1st this year. I've been to a Chinese massage place on March 10th. The masseuse is from China. At the end of the massage, she gave a handjob. While I was climaxing (cumming), she...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYes a handjob is not a risk for HIV transmission.1. No there is not a risk of transmission from her applying pressure.2. Symptoms of HIV vary from person to person and some people yes can start developing symptoms in 2 weeks, but you could also... Read more »

sore throat followed by rash

I am now 8 1/2 weeks past possible exposure. (receiving orally, no cum but do not know if there was precum.)Is it possible to have ars symptoms some time apart? I had a sore throat from week 4 to week 7 and it promptly dissapeared. I checked...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
These are unanswerable questions. All is possible.... Read more »

sore throat

I have had many minor ars symptoms (most after my testing)and am the one who got tested at 3 weeks with p24 antigen and pcr which came back negative, but fear that hiv wasn't present in high enough detectable levels for the pcr due to acquiring...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I am not sure what slow seroconversion is. The original tests may have indeed been too early. You need to be retested.MH... Read more »
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