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Sore Throat After Sex With Stripper Worried I Have HIV

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HIV worry has caused my body to fall apart (JUST MADE A DONATION OF 70$)

Thank you for all that you do, Doc.I had protected oral and vaginal sex with a sex worker in Spain on the 7-8th of June. Since then, I have had some STD tests done. My initial symptoms included frequent urination but that went away after a week and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Worried in Moscow,Protected sex is indeed protected, assuming the latex or polyurethane condom was used properly and did not fail (break). Read more »

worry....worry..worry

HELLO doctori am 26 yrs old. i had a unprotected anal sex with a prostitute 65 DAYS BEFORE. i... Read more »

sore throat worried sick

Hi doc On August 20 I had sex without a condom (a good long 30 minutes). I knew the woman I had sex... Read more »
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Should I be Worried?

Posted by whatwillhappen, 1 Reply
...sex. I did not know any of their status. And early this year About 8 weeks after my last ecounter, I started having headache, sore throat and rashes on my arms, legs and back. I became really worried about being infected with HIV especially... Read more »

Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...exception of 2 things. My hiv results hadn't come in but she said this is normal because they have to mail that test. Still, that worries me. She also told me i tested "reactive" to Hepatitis C. My range was very low though. Anything over 1.00 is... Read more »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
...last time I had been with him, I got sick as well. And a sexual encounter before him as well (different guy) I had gotten a sore throat. Is it just that I'm very sensitive? Or is this a sign that I am infected? I have not been sick since the... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...fever, which again (from what I've read) is quite a common symptom of ARS. I also had no cough, no rash, no lymph nodes, and no sore throat. Only cold chills, muscle aches, and fatigue. And bottom line, I know my risk was small for HIV. But... Read more »