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Enlarged Lymph Nodes After Deep Kissing Worried I Have HIV

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Deep kissing and HIV transfer + mouth ulcers and lymph node pain

So, I was deep kissing and getting fingered by a man who I know has a history of needle use. Thanks to socialized medicine and general reluctance towards sharing needles, he claims he has never ever shared anything and is therefore clean, and while...
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HiThe risk of HIV transmission through what you experienced is extremely low. The cold sore is yes most likely due to the stress of what's happening in life right now. And yes, your internal dialogue of making sure he gets tested before any... Read more »

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Deep kissing, receving multiple oral and rimming, symptoms, risk?

Posted by TopGuy1, 1 Reply
About a month ago I had sex with a couple of guys on a vacation, in gay sauna. They gave me oral and we kissed (real deep french kissing), no anal. I had something like a zit on the penis and canker sore in the mouth. One guy rimmed me.

A week after... Read more »

Enlarged Lymph Node

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
About 4 years ago I was sexually active with a few people, some of them being unprotected. Since then I have been totally petrified of possibly being HIV positive. Every day I feel like I have another symptom. However, I do have a huge lymph node... Read more »

Help w/HIV & lymph node/cancer info...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've been poz almost 9 years (diagnosed 8 years ago) and on meds since May '97 and have always been healthy and asymptomatic. On my quarterly trip to the doctor last week he found that my right axillary lymph node is swollen "a little to big for... Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you are HIV + do all of your lymph nodes swell or can it just be in one area? Does it happen often? How long would they swell for I had swollen lymph nodes in one area and it went away after a few days. Was wondering if I should get ttested. I... Read more »