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Swollen Glands After Receiving Oral Sex Worried I Have HIV

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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...race, sexual orientation, or social or economic class can become infected. It is your actions (or the actions taken against you), that put you at risk. Answer the following questions: Have you ever had vaginal, anal, or oral sex without a condom? Have you ever shared needles or syringes to inject drugs (including steroids or hormones)? Are you uncertain of your partner's status or is your partner HIV positive? Are you pregnant or...
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Shuld i be worried...?

Helo , im writing all the way from croatia ,around 2008-3-3 i received an oral sex from a foreign person of whom i suspected that was hiv positive... afther 2 and half months , somewhere at 2008-20-6 i went to get test done , i was negative to...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...other potential exposures to HIV since that time there would be no need to test again now. There are many potential causes for swollen glands in the neck: from infections in the teeth, throat, gums, etc as well as generalized viral infections. ... Read more »

Oral Sex Help

Hey Doctor Bob,I have a question for you. I have read some of the other questions in the forum and it has sort of put me at ease. Back in August of 2008 I was in a brief relationship with a woman. We discussed STDs but she was never tested for any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...had surgery to my prostate and am pretty much impotent. Recently, after a couple of years of no sex, met a lady and performed oral sex on her. I got little from this other then making someone else feel good. Before this I was HIV negative and... Read more »

Oral sex with prostitute-Scared like hell.

Dear Bob,About 2 months ago, i had oral sex with a high risk prostitute back home in Pakistan. She looked perfectly healthy, and it was a momment of madness, which i really really feel guilty about.I had oral sex for about 2 minutes, and was just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...had surgery to my prostate and am pretty much impotent. Recently, after a couple of years of no sex, met a lady and performed oral sex on her. I got little from this other then making someone else feel good. Before this I was HIV negative and... Read more »

Please answer!!! Worried sick about swollen glands and more...

Fellow Irondequoit native, second request to you. After a month, my neck glands are still swollen. I had a couple of risky exposures 4 years ago. I went to a walkin clinic again yesterday (different one 2 wks ago had negative strep.) Congestion...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...because you don't have HIV! If you're worried, get a single rapid HIV test. The results will undoubtedly be negative.You should be worrying about that crummy Irondequoit winter weather, not an illness you could not possibly have, OK?Be well.Dr.... Read more »
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31 days test

Posted by Roper2008, 1 Reply
...fingered her anus and I touched the condom as well. The next day I had protected sex with an ex girlfriend, plus I gave her oral sex and she gave me oral sex but I did not cum in her mouth just precum. 17 days later she came down with what I... Read more »

Swollen Glands?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello everyone! I'm going to be blunt here: I had a very low risk experience (recieved oral sex) but now I am seriously worried. About two days after the incident, the glands in my throat became swollen and I felt nauseus Read more »

hopefully worried well!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...A little over three weeks ago I performed oral sex on a guy but didn't go to completion and then received anal sex with a condom. My cocern is with a small srape I noticed on the Read more »

HIV Ghost Reappears...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Basically, to make the story short: Has protected vaginal intercourse and unprotected oral sex (I received not gave) from a girl who did IV drugs. She got tested (to quell my worries) about 4 days after the encounter and Read more »