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Dizziness Worried It Could Be HIV

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extended sore throat, dizziness- sign of hiv

Dear Dr. Sowadsky, About a year ago, I had unprotected sex with a woman I did not know. The penetration lasted less than a minute since I was afraid of STDs. That evening, I returned to my apartment to find small red dots appearing on the head of my...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.There is no way for me to tell you what could be causing your symptoms. Yoursymptoms can be due to numerous causes, and only your physician can tell youwhat is causing your symptoms. I am enclosing below a review of the... Read more »

Dizziness and Trizivir

Dr. Frascino:My wife is HIV+ diagnosed on april 2001 and since then her treatment is Combivir plus... Read more »

Is my dizziness from missed Viread dose?

Just diagnosed with chronic HBV. Have taken Viread for last 15 days. 300mg. Initially no adverse... Read more »
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Extremely worried about possible HIV infection

Posted by bulrtwr, 2 Replies
Hey all,
I have been possibly exposed to HIV last month and I have been developing weird symptoms. I had unprotected vaginal sex but he did not ejaculate inside me. Of course I am aware that the chances of infection has gone down but there are... Read more »

Should I be worried about HIV-2 (high risk exposure, symptoms)

Posted by HIV2Scared, 1 Reply
Hello everyone!

I am a 20-year-old female who just returned from studying abroad in Cuba. I had unprotected vaginal sex one time with a bisexual man and gave him oral sex. He came in my mouth but did not come inside me during vaginal sex.

6 days... Read more »

really worried

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hey everybody. my name is jason. i am hiv neg. my soon to be wife is positive. i am worried that i possibly became infected. we use protection but the condom broke or came off. so i must have came in contact with some of her fluids. now she is on... Read more »

Sexual encounter has me worried

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am not certain if I am HIV+, but after a sexual encounter with
a female prostitute using a condom (everything seemed OK, the
condom didnt break and it was on properly), 4 days later I began
feeling awkward like a chilled and fatgigued feeling.... Read more »