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Swollen Lymph Glands After Vaginal Sex Condom Broke Worried I Have HIV

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Swollen Neck Lymph node

Hello Dr. Bob ,I just donated my little share.I am not telling so that you will answer my question.I understood the issue as i am going through that anxiety.In January 3 week i had a sex with woman for money.I had condom but did not realize it broke...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...left-sided lymph node in the neck is not worrisome for or suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). The adenopathy (swollen lymph glands) associated with HIV infection is generalized (occurs throughout the body) and is non-painful. I... Read more »

repeated unprotected vaginal intercourse with sex workers.

i expect myself to test positive. I always been very careful and always used condom in the past... Read more »

indian protected sex ...worried to death

Doctor Bob , I'm worried sick , I'm 26 years old male Indian living in NY , I made 2 big... Read more »
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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less... Read more »
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HIV and Safer Sex

...act that involves sexual fluids or blood has at least some risk, safer sex means using barriers every time. Barriers include condoms (male and female), dental dams (thin squares of latex), and even latex gloves. Barriers help reduce risk... Read more »
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What Is AIDS?

...infected by HIV. Within a few weeks after being infected, some people get fever, headache, sore muscles and joints, stomach ache, swollen lymph glands, or a skin rash for one or two weeks. Most people think it's the flu. Some people have no... Read more »
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Swollen lymph gland

Posted by goguy00, 2 Replies
...passed it off each visit that I brought it up. He said if it didn't get bigger, or stay in constant pain then it was nothing to worry about. Though when he or I examined and pressed on it, I found it hurt and bothered me worse for days after. I... Read more »

Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...since tests negative.All doctors I have seen have said I am conclusively negative and should stop worrying. Please comment on my worries that i could be infectedwith an undetectable new strain. Read more »

if you worry about swollen lymph glands under jaw

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...with teeth.. and after you start to be paranoiac about HIV , you 'll find out you have a swollen lympg glands there.. don't worry about lymph glands under jaw.. Read more »

Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
...in such destructive behavior and in this situation I let my guard down. Again he was inside of me for a few seconds without a condom so I just want to know if I'm postive or not. I'm really scared and this is my first time telling anyone about... Read more »