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Swollen Lymph Nodes After Receptive Anal Sex With Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV

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Ear Ache, (possibly) swollen lymph nodes, and PEP

I was recently exposed to HIV through insertive anal sex (I was the top) without a condom--the exact date was February 22, 2010. My boyfriend had neglected to inform me that he had unprotected receptive anal sex with someone from the internet a few...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Are you being followed by an HIV specialist during your course of PEP? I recommend this whenever possible. It would help in situations like yours. The HIV specialist would be able to evaluate any intercurrent symptoms and arrange for testing if... Read more »

you said lymph nodes are common; what if just one lymph node is swollen

in your reply to someone you said that lymph nodes are very common in hiv infected people. what... Read more »

Receptive anal sex with a condom

Hi. I had sex today with a guy who I am unsure as to his HIV status, beyond him telling me he was... Read more »
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Flu Symptoms + Swollen Lymph Node

Posted by sammyg2014, 3 Replies
Hi! I'm a 21 year old homosexual male and I am really freaking out about the possibility that I could have HIV. I just took an HIV test this Wednesday and I won't get the test until after 10 business days. That's about in two weeks. It's really... Read more »

Protected receptive anal sex

Posted by AnthonyMC, 1 Reply
Hello.

I'm a heterosexual guy but more or less 2 months ago I did something I will never forgive myself for, regardless of whether I got infected with something or not: I had receptive anal sex with a transexual sex worker.

Now, the intercourse was... Read more »

Scared, swollen lymph node, sore throat. HIV ?

Posted by mikeisworried, 1 Reply
Hi please help, i am getting very worried.

I had sex last week on monday night (8th may) with a worker girl. i used a condom.
2 days later, i noticed my urine started smelling very foul. now on tuesday the week after (+8 days), the smell has subsided... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes

Posted by lkeller4u, 1 Reply
How can I tell if I have swollen lymph nodes in my armpits. My armpits seem a little puffy or swollen but there is nothing sticking out and it doesnt hurt. I can feel a bunch of little round things inside though. It has been six weeks since I had... Read more »