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Enlarged Lymph Nodes After Anal With Condom Worried I Have HIV

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I almost can't believe it, should I?

Dear Robert hunk Frascino,Now I have a story for you. Had all the symptoms, enlarged lymph nodes, night sweats, diahrea, itchy skin, mild headache, severe fatigue, vomiting... after a condom break while receiving anal with guy of unknown status.......
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...will help others still stuck in their own self-induced worried-well hell!Thanks for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated. By the way, thanks also for the "hunk" adjective... Read more »

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Need some guidance and opinions

Posted by worrying0072, 1 Reply
...went to down under for 3 months. and i come froma tropical climate. I had sex with a guy, i was the bottom. he did wear the condom. however i remembered he pulled out halfway during the deed and took a long time to put it back in. After the... Read more »

Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...Well here is my situation had exposure in mid may 2009 with Commercial Sex Worker (CSW) condom broke ,had rapid test in June and August 2009 all came out negative. had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 endsept 2009 Read more »

Should I stop worrying?

Posted by TTTT0012, 3 Replies
...ago through protected sex with a prostitute, which I found out later that the condom had a small leak on it. I've been very worry since then. In the second week, I started searching for 'the enlarged lymph node' around my body and found that one... Read more »

Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
...in such destructive behavior and in this situation I let my guard down. Again he was inside of me for a few seconds without a condom so I just want to know if I'm postive or not. I'm really scared and this is my first time telling anyone about... Read more »