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Nervous About Hiv After Had Sex Without Condom

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"Very Nervous Need Help" regarding supposed HIV symptoms after protected sex

In Agust I had protected sex with a prostitute. And ever since I have had HIV like symptoms. I know symptoms arent a good indicator but all of them seem to be related to HIV. Around 7-8 weeks I developed a rash on my chest, back, arms and butt....
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,As long as you used the condom correctly during the sex you had in August, it doesn't sound you got HIV from that incident. Protected sex will not allow HIV to get inside your body.That being said, it sounds like you... Read more »

Had Safe Sex, But Still Nervous

Dr. Franscino,I am a 21-year-old, inexperienced (sexually) young man. I have always had high morale... Read more »
Body Positive

Help Is Just a Call Away

For the past two weeks, Jane has been nervous because the condom her boyfriend was using broke while they were having sex. He has HIV, and now she's wondering if she might as well but doesn't know how to find out. Esteban knows how important it is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Ed for Seniors: You Still Need Those Condoms

CDC reports that 15 percent of new HIV infections occur among those older than 50, a group that is expected to account for the majority of HIV patients by 2015. Experts say modern developments like Internet dating and erectile dysfunction... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sweden Pushes Condom Use as Study Hints Risky Sex Common

Sweden has launched a campaign to halve new HIV infections by 2016 -- just as a new study finds a disconnect between Swedish youths' sexual behavior and their perception of risk. In an online poll of 4,714 Swedes ages 15-24, just over half... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India Needs Spokesperson to Promote Condom Use, Safer-Sex Practices to Prevent HIV/AIDS, NACO Official Says

India needs an effective spokesperson to promote condom use and safer-sex practices to prevent HIV transmission, National AIDS Control Organization Director-General Sujatha Rao recently said, the AP/ International Herald Tribune reports.... Read more »
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Really nervous and anxious about Oral sex

Posted by dimisemmmooo, 3 Replies
Hi , i had an oral sex on march 19 ( i gave and i recieved ) without condom and without ejaculation , no other risky activity done . on april 7 i had done an anulingus with kissing and oral sex to another guy without condom and without ejaculation .... Read more »

HIV exposure? Very nervous

Posted by James3, 1 Reply
Was I exposed? Very nervous
Hello everyone, thanks for taking time to read and respond.

Where to begin. Well, I am a bi-curious male, so I had a one night stand with another male about 12 days ago. I never have one night stands, this was a first. We... Read more »

sex with condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had protected sex with another man- should i be nervous about contracting HIV Read more »

Please respond I have a nervous break down???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello everyone. 17 days ago I have sex with a sex worker. I perform vaginal sex on her. We used condom all the time. In this week I dont feel very well. Im having muscular pain and especially I feel tension on my head near my ears and neck and... Read more »