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Sore Throat After Drinking After Someone Worried I Have HIV

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Worth the worry?

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for all of the great work that you do here -- it's a really informative and helpful resource.I'm a 23yo gay male. At the end of 2010, I went out with friends, got very drunk, and met a guy at a club. He had the honesty and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,For the level of potential HIV-acquisition risk described, I agree PEP was not warranted; however, HIV testing certainly is. Your overall risk is reasonably Read more »

starting to worry again

Dear Dr.Bob about 10 years ago I was forced to perform oral on a streetwalker. I did see her... Read more »

Son who is tried of worrying his mother...Please help!!!

Dr. Bob,I am 3 weeks from my 3 month HIV test. I am currently about to lose my mind. It is a daily... Read more »
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need info extremely worried

Posted by imscared, 1 Reply
...heres my story...on 5/6/09 i had unprotected sex with this guy...about a day later i had developed a sore throat, just a mild one...on 5/10/09 i still had the sore throat but i now felt nausea and lack of appetite...i also had diarrhea...on Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
...days now I have sores in my throat like strep ,blisters on lips and a lot of diarrhea .I have asked others and say its not HIV just nervousness.Ive heard you cant get anything from swallowing and giving head and I never really worried before. I... Read more »

Worried for 3 months, PLEASE Help

Posted by Om3ga3, 1 Reply
...went away - there haven't been any reoccurences since that date. - My concerns started this may (1 year after) when I got a sore throat for about 2 weeks. No lymph node enlargement then. However, I was worried and kept checking my neck and... Read more »

I really screwed up, now worried a lot.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...home, dejected and was unable to fall asleep until 3:00 AM. I awoke the next morning with the semblence of what seemed to be a sore throat. Not painfull by any stretch of the imagination, but noticable nonetheless.I was concerned that it could be... Read more »