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Enlarged Lymph Nodes After Insertive Anal Sex With Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV

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Condom broke during insertive anal! Please help!!!! 2nd time!

Hello,I was the insertive to a transexual and the condom broke but did not expose all of my penis(the condom was still on my penis). The condom ripped at the top of the condom (~half inch) Once it broke he/she said that it broke and I pull out...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:1. If the condom was covering the head of your penis then you would be protected. 2. Not likely. If you had continued to have sex the condom would have likely busted all the way through.3. From the situation you are describing, transmission... Read more »

Ear Ache, (possibly) swollen lymph nodes, and PEP

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How risky is INSERTIVE anal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I am well aware of the risks of unprotected receptive anal sex, but how risky is unprotected insertive anal sex? Would it be more or less risky than unprotective insertive vaginal sex? Anyone have any knowledge on the subject?

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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 »

LymphNodesMeanSomething

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you have swollen lymph nodes it means something is wrong. Dr. Young from this site has confirmed that stress and anxietty cannot cause this.
If the nodes are in one location then it is most likely NOT hiv....but if they are swollen in multiple... Read more »

Painful Lymph Nodes After 3 Months ( Very High Risk Exposure )

Posted by David78, 3 Replies
I am a gay man I had several unprotected sexual activities during the first ten days of october with two different guys ( unknown hiv status ) in two cases I was top ( unprotected ) and in one case I was bottom ( unprotected internal ejaculation ).... Read more »