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Muscle Ache After Vaginal Sex Without Condom What Are The Chances Of HIV

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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms because the symptoms are mild, or people think they have a cold or the flu. The only way to know for sure if you are infected is to take an HIV test. ...
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Protected sex but feeling unstable

Hi, Dr.I am having a really crazy anxiety even if I used a condom.I was in China for a 2 weeks business trip and had protected sex with a chinese sex worker. I was a little drunken at the time but remember I had condom on when I had vaginal sex. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You freaked out when you found out "muscle ache is one of the symptoms of ARS?" Hmm . . . headache is one of the symptoms of terminal brain cancer. Do you freak out every time Read more »

Safe Sex and HIV (CONDOMS) (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hello Dr. Bob. How are you doing? I was just wondering about something. Has there ever been a CONFIRMED case of someone using proper protection and still contracting HIV? I know you say that if a condom doesn't break and is used properly then the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...preventing these diseases are critical. The proper and consistent use of latex condoms when engaging in sexual intercourse--vaginal, anal, or oral--can greatly reduce a person's risk of acquiring or transmitting STDs, including HIV infection. In... Read more »

anal/vaginal sex with condoms please help

had multiple anal/vaginal encounters w massage therapist always w condoms, oral sex without. now i'm having profound anxiety and depression. thanks!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for sharing! Do write back when you have a question, OK?Dr. Bob Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...gums, blood in the urine or stool, 8. easy bruising 9.paralysis 10.unexplained weight loss (5kg loss in a month) 11.Fatigue 12.muscle ache(from mid 2006 to present) 13.Unusual sores on the skin, genital anal areas , feet and fingers(from mid 2006... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...closed at one end. Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...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 »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...tingling. Other symptoms that may accompany the first (and less often future) outbreak of genital herpes are fever, headache, muscle aches, painful or difficult urination, vaginal discharge, and swollen glands in the groin area. Often, though,... Read more »
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pls pls reply with suggestion

Posted by sacredplshelp1, 2 Replies
...developed genital warts (from same exposure as three yrs I did not have any other). I along with my warts developed armpits muscles discomfort and leg pains but I repeatedly tested time and again and was always negative. My warts took 4-5 yrs to... Read more »

I fear the worst. Could this be ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that I must have gotten from them. Now, I know I've read a million people say condoms equal safe sex, but I used a condom for vaginal penetration and got it anyway. This is 12 weeks after the incident but I have had slowly swelling lymph nodes... Read more »

Oral sex and condom issue!

Posted by gbv22, 1 Reply
...a condom correctly except it was not completely to the base 9maybe 1-2cm away. We had sex and afterwards I noticed a lot of vaginal secretions at the base of my penis. They did not appear to have gotten inside the condom. 2 days later I awoke... Read more »

I am freaking out

Posted by Why_did_I, 3 Replies
...slept for hours. I used to go to bed around eight and did not wake up until 6:30 the next day. There is my clinical scenario. My muscles ached bad for over two weeks but not as when you are getting sick, but more as when they are tired and... Read more »