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Sore Throat After Unprotected Anal Sex Worried I Have HIV

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% of MSM HIV transmission from protected anal sex magnetic couple

Hey Dr. BobThanks for all your great work! I'm in a magnetic relationship, and I was just curious if there are statistics regarding routes of transmission? Particularly, everyone says that unprotected receptive anal sex is the riskiest, but what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...very well at all on it. I go to the bathroom often and have the symptoms of a low fever at times during the day. cottonmouth, sore throat ... I live in san francisco, and am wondering if I should have a follow up visit with a specialist in the... Read more »

another worried guy

Hi Dr. Bob,I guess you get a lot of these, but here goes. A few days ago I had sex with a guy who... 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drugs Haven't Changed HIV Risk With Anal Sex

...in the blood to undetectable levels, it does not reduce the risk of contracting the virus during a single act of unprotected anal sex, according to a new study of men who have sex with men. Dr. Fengyi Jin, of the National Center in HIV... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...predisposed to anxiety, individuals facing physical challenges, such as chronic illness like HIV/AIDS or cancer, experience excessive worry and fear at a higher rate than the general population. The challenges associated with a virus that wants... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major... Read more »
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Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. 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 »

Worried to death

Posted by moratorium, 2 Replies
...not I can stop panicing for now!). I was fine health wise for the first 5.5 weeks, and around 5.5 weeks I started getting a sore throat (down where the collar bone is). So I went to bed that night and had a high fever develop, and had chills,... Read more »

PLEASE I need some Answers!

Posted by dudeoflife, 2 Replies
...stressed out about the possibility. I believe that I have oral thrush, I am experiencing clear/odorless anal seepage, and I have a sore throat (3-4 days). My question is would I be showing symptoms before HIV was detectable in my blood stream? ... Read more »

early hiv, worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...experienced any of the suite of symptoms known as acute retroviral syndrome (ARS, also called AVS acute viral syndrome). This means, sore throat, fever, muscle & joint aches, swollen lymph glands, fatigue, also a rash. I ask cuz about 7 weeks... Read more »