Question

I had sex with a gay male and the condom broke during the act. 2 weeks later my armpits ached and nausea began- I could not find the lymph nodes and the pain disappeared in 4-5 days- Have had some neuropathy type symptoms in my hands and feet that lasted 2-3 weeks- No temp or rash- When should I get tested for Hiv? and are these symptoms indicitive of acute hiv infection?? 56 yo male Thank you

Answer

This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit your question there using the same title and add the phrase, "resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum." Thank you.