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Swollen Lymph Nodes After Inverted Condom Worried I Have HIV

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hiv symptoms worrying

I recently had some sex with some prostitutes but using comdom and from 1st of April onwards i started to have symptoms like headache, tiredness, excess sweating, lymph nodes swelling in the neck,itchy rashes on the hands and legs & diarrhea. on May...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...the HIV antibody test 12 weeks or more after an exposure, then the result should be > 99% accurate. In any case, if you use condoms during sex, you are well protected. You should continue to protect yourself with condoms as you have been doing.... Read more »

unprotected sex ,swollen forever+donation 50$ thank you

DEAR Dr Bob. hope you are doing well. i had unprotected sex with a girl i met in a bar 4 times in... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes in armpit

Hello,I had protected sex with someone who put the condom on me. One week later I had swollen lymph... Read more »
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...exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms because the symptoms are mild, or people... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...Well here is my situation had exposure in mid may 2009 with Commercial Sex Worker (CSW) condom broke ,had rapid test in June and August 2009 all came out negative. had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 endsept 2009 Read more »

Flipping out. Sick of reading about symptoms...

Posted by countingdays, 1 Reply
...vaginal. One of these was particularly dodgy. Since then, I have been a complete basket case. I've had a few symptoms: fatigue, swollen lymph nodes in my armpits, and a swollen tongue/sores in my mouth. In my more rational moments, I can... Read more »

A Little Worried

Posted by steve433
...her without the condom two times before I realized the condom came off, so I was in her for about 3 seconds. I got painful lymph nodes about three weeks after that lasted about a week. I also had wierd stomach noises for a few weeks. , I also... Read more »

Should I stop worrying?

Posted by TTTT0012, 3 Replies
...this: I had a possible HIV exposure about 15 weeks ago through protected sex with a prostitute, which I found out later that the condom had a small leak on it. I've been very worry since then. In the second week, I started searching for 'the... Read more »