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Swollen Lymph Nodes After Anal Sex Worried I Have HIV

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is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...eradicate HIV. The virus continues to replicate at low levels and often remains hidden in "reservoirs" in the body, such as in the lymph nodes and brain. In the U.S., the number of AIDS-related deaths has decreased dramatically because of widely... Read more »

Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen... Read more »
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Suspected hiv notice coming.

Posted by diego47, 2 Replies
...during all this time I still keep having loose bowel movements and now I'm having night sweats and and my neck is sore but my lymph nodes are not swollen. I went back to pcp on December 19th and explained my fears and doctors took more blood for... Read more »

Worried to death

Posted by moratorium, 2 Replies
...bone is). So I went to bed that night and had a high fever develop, and had chills, body aches, etc. I think I might have had swollen lymph nodes as well. I still was feverish throughout the next couple days (off and on, fever would break with a... Read more »

early hiv, worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 ago I did a stupid thing and was a top in unprotected anal... Read more »

Alogorithm of Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...it was nothing to worry about. He said if it doesnt hurt or doesnt get bigger dont worry about it. I thought maybe it was a swollen lymph node..he said it could be that or a muscle..and also that maybe I might have just never noticed it because... Read more »