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getting symptoms over a lengthy period, very worried

Hello EricI am a 20 year old female and am very concerned about a varity of symptoms i have been experiencing over the past 2 months, after having unprotected vaginal sex with a heterosexual male for about a muinit. The symptoms iv been having are...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your questions,1) Yes2) Yes3) A better question for your doctor4) Rashes can be caused by <i>countless</i> things5) Absolutely6) Again, a better question for your doctor7) A definitely possibility there!8) There is risk from... Read more »

Multiple negative HIV tests, but partners with symptoms after sex "I need help but dont want to worry the ww's here. Please offer me guidence."

Ive never read a story like mine on this website in 7 years. Please give me your thoughts. In March of 2005 i had sex 3 times with man that was believed to be positive by his family.Im a female who at the time was in perfect health. Maybe a cold...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for you question,First, the situation you're describing <b>does not have to do with HIV</b>. Your many tests over the years confirm this.It's easy sometimes in situations like this to jump to HIV as a culprit, but there... Read more »

Question about receiving unprotected oral sex and flu like symptoms within 48 hours

Hi, I asked this ? on the forum 2 days ago but havent had a response yet. I was looking through all the past forums and I have seen similar questions but Im not sure they answer my ? exactly. I had received oral sex from a male partner for about 1-2...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi JenThanks for the question and feeling comfortable to ask. This is why we are here.We know that oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission and condoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used... Read more »

Flu like symptoms that won't go away

Hi doctor. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to ask questions. I'm asking this question for a friend of mine who I'm very concerned about. More than 2 months ago he had unprotected sex with a prostitute in a brothel. He's...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If your friend didn't have a fever, I'm not sure how his symptoms were flu-like. Flu is classicly described as a febrile illness, and fever is a common symptom during primary HIV infection. It sounds like you both are anxious and are doing... Read more »
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Worried about possible hep b/c delaying HIV window period

Posted by n1368585, 2 Replies
Hi

I had a possible exposure (unprotected sex with csw) in Thailand in nov 2011.

I tested negative with 3rd gen ELISA at 4,8,10, 13 and 16 weeks.

Also did a ELICA at 8.5 months which was negative.

However, here is the worrying part. I have been... Read more »

Worried about symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello I have a question about some symptoms.

On 6/11/06 I had a expossure. almost five weeks later i got the flu and sore throat and one day of fever. Since then I get a soar throat on and off and yesterday after almost 8 weeks of exposure my throat... Read more »

HIV window period and symptoms PLEASE COMMENT

Posted by xrayvison, 2 Replies
Well here is my story. I recently noticed bumps on the back of my tounge that are painless but i have never noticed them before and it freaked me out. I immediatly assumed the worst and started googling stuff which didn't ease my mind at all either.... Read more »

FLu-like symptoms after possible exposure

Posted by Anonymous
I had an encounter with a transexual male exactly 3 weeks ago. We performed oral on each other (no condoms) and later he was receptive anal (with condoms). at 2 weeks more or less, I freaked out about the posibility of getting an std/hiv (i had... Read more »