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Enlarged Lymph Nodes After Unprotected Vaginal Sex Worried I Have HIV

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enlarged lymph nodes

I discovered a week ago that I have a painful lymph node under my right armpit. I went to my Doc who examined me and confirmed my worst fear that it was swollen. she ordered CT scan and x-ray. Her provisional diagnosis on the CT request form was ?...
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
You need to see a copy of the CT scan report, indicating what was or was not found by the radiologist. Read more »

enlarged lymph nodes

I discovered a week ago that my right axilliary lymph node was wnlarged. On Tuesday i went to see... Read more »

Unprotected Encounter + Symptoms

Dear Dr Bob,9 weeks ago I had unprotected oral and vaginal sex with a girl (that I haven't known... Read more »
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...safer sex tips, starting with the most risky activities and moving to less risky activities: Penetrative Sex (Sex in Anus or Vagina) Penetrative sex is considered the highest-risk activity. For both vaginal and anal sex, use latex condoms and... Read more »
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What was I thinking????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...just more white. I went and got tested at 2.5 weeks for STDs also HIV(not worth squat, too early) The nurse told me not to worry, I was at low risk. asked about my tongue she said it wasnt thrush and not to worry. Next I got a stye in my eye and... 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 »

Enlarged Lymph Node

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...other symptom that I believe could cause it. I do have pretty bad post nasal drip constantly but I don't think that causes enlarged lymph nodes. I wish I could just get up the courage to go and get tested but I just feel way too scared to. Read more »

chiquilla, dutchman or anyone.....please help

Posted by feelingbad, 1 Reply
...previous posts. I really need your help again. Sorry to be such a pain. Just to remind you of my situation, I had unprotected vaginal sex with someone I don't know 5 1/2 weeks ago. I ended up finding out he gave me herpes 2. I took a home... Read more »