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Swollen Lymph Nodes After Vaginal Sex Worried I Have HIV

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Chance from Pre-cum

I met an African American man in early February. We ended up talking about having sex, but I decided not to because we didn't have condoms. I ended up falling asleep and woke up to him inside of me, but it could not have been more then a couple...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are very much in your favor and excessive worry is not warranted. However, I would recommend an HIV test to put any residual worries permanently to risk. Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

hiv and hep c possible exposure....worried sic

I had unprotected sex with a now exboyfriend for three week. He had told me he did the hiv test... Read more »

Hope for the Worried

Mr. Kull:I wanted to share my story in the hopes it might help someone in a similar situation. 6... Read more »
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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...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 »
Terri Wilder

Are We Thinking About HIV and Older Adults?

...weight loss (commonly misdiagnosed as depression),dementia (which is commonly misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's disease), skinrashes, swollen lymph nodes and pneumonia (PCP can look like bacterialpneumonia, bronchitis and even congestive heart failure... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...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 risky than these... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...New idea: Here's a great chance to spice up your sex life. Why not take one of the workshops offered on "Eroticizing Safer Sex?" How about getting a book, video, or DVD about hot safer sex? Thought: "I can't feel anything through condoms!" ... Read more »
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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 »

ARS symptoms - Do i have any hope

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...2 hours. About a week I started getting every single symptom possible. First came the sore throat, low fever for one day, swollen lymph nodes in armpits, groin and other places, loss of apetite, night sweats, my skin seems drier and I have also... Read more »

So worried about groin pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...there may have been tiny entry points along there as well. Since returning to the US, I noticed that my groin area, where the lymph nodes are, has gotten tender to the touch and painful. Sometimes it hurts just to walk or sit, and I can feel the... Read more »

How can I identify a swollen gland (armpit)?!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...condom... I think I may have a little swelling in my armpits... Does anybody know how to identify if this is happening? I`m worried because I have some fever too... Thanks!!! Read more »