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Swollen Lymph Nodes After Performing Oral Sex Worried I Have HIV

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upset stomach, swollen lymph nodes, fever

Two and a half weeks ago I had unprotected oral sex with a woman. During forplay she bit my tongue causing it to bleed. I then performed oral sex on her not knowing the condition of my tongue. I am very concerned. She doesn't believe herself to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...run across a story exactly like yours either! (Your gal-pal bites you tongue hard enough that it bleeds and then you give her oral sex? This is not a common story.)3. Not related to HIV acute retroviral syndrome. Most likely it's related to your... Read more »

Negligible risks & extenuating circumstances for oral

Thanks for the tremendous comfort you bring to so many of us. This "frequent" question is more... Read more »

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Performed Cunnilingus please read entirely

Posted by decadude, 1 Reply
...sorry for such a long post thanks to any and all who reply though oh also forgot to mention the other ARS symptom I have is swollen lymph node glands in my neck....i know this is in line with also mono and strep as well though but also an ARS... Read more »

Please help. I'm scared. I have a kissing/oral question

Posted by Worriedguy23, 2 Replies
...it has improved quite a bit. He said I have contact dermatitis very bad due to my bad allergies. He would be able to feel swollen lymph nodes right? Even the tags on certain shirts cause my neck to be irritated. Since this happened I have... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...symmetric and affects both parts of the body equally. Let me remind you that it occurs in only about 8% of those undergoing ARS. Swollen lymph nodes, same as swollen lymph glands, (lymphadenopathy) are indeed common in this case. If you are a... Read more »

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