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Sore Throat With Early Hiv

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Scared, swollen lymph node, sore throat. HIV ?

Posted by mikeisworried, 1 Reply
Hi please help, i am getting very worried.

I had sex last week on monday night (8th may) with a worker girl. i used a condom.
2 days later, i noticed my urine started smelling very foul. now on tuesday the week after (+8 days), the smell has subsided... Read more »

Sore throat...sinus drainage symptoms!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just recently went to the doctor for a sinus infection that pretty much cleared up within a couple days of taking the first one or two doses of antibiotics.

Thats all pretty much gone, but now a week later I still have a lot of drainage in my... Read more »

Chronic sore throat?

Posted by packersman, 1 Reply
I tested negative at about 7.5 weeks. However, I've had a chronic sore throat for over a month now. It didn't start until weeks after my other symptoms had already subsided. I've read that a chronic sore throat can be a problem for people with... Read more »

Fever and sore throat, I am scared!

Posted by WorriedGgirl, 1 Reply

I contact a guy from craigslist. I went to his house and we had sex, and I felt my vagina opening tearing a bit (I hadn't had sex in a while), we use a condom, he went soft and pull out, no condom slippage. Then we started talking, and we were... Read more »

Sore throat, what a feeling

Posted by NeverAgain, 1 Reply
I don't know if anyone recalls my incident. If not, here is a summary. I had a protected encounter with a sex worker. The sex worker was pretty expensive, from a famous place in dubai. The prost does not accept to have anal whatsoever (did not ask... Read more »
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Rash and sore throat?

I don't think I'm infected but would like some amount of reassurance. My encounters have been limited to males and have always been receiving oral sex or mutual jo. I have a rash all over my body that itches and burns and a slight sore...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If your rash is related to recent HIV infection (which sounds unlikely based on your history), it would be considered atypical. The rash that people commonly experience during primary infection does not itch. Receiving oral sex and mutual... Read more »

sore throat

I have had many minor ars symptoms (most after my testing)and am the one who got tested at 3 weeks with p24 antigen and pcr which came back negative, but fear that hiv wasn't present in high enough detectable levels for the pcr due to acquiring...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I am not sure what slow seroconversion is. The original tests may have indeed been too early. You need to be retested.MH... Read more »

2 times unprotected sex, severe sore throat

Hi DoctorYour site is very informative and your humour is absolutely brilliant!I wanted to ask a question that has probably been asked in many variations but I have read some conflicting info on different sites so your opinion would be so welcome.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Once again the information and reassurance you request was already waiting for you in the archives. See below.Dr. BobYou've helped so many..please one more!Apr 17, 2008 I have been on your site for the past 10 weeks reading, learning, and... Read more »

Deep-throating unprotected Tranny with possible sores in my throat

Thank you, Dr. Franscino, for all your great humor, knowledge and ability to make me relax a bit over the years. This has been addressed a lot in the archives, yet not as specifically as my neurosis would enjoy. If you could give me some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Skipping right over the whole issue of a "straight" guy with a girlfriend being worried about acquiring HIV from trauma due to deep throating a tallywhacker (albeit one attached to a tranny), let's proceed right to your... Read more »
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