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Latest by Lisa B. Hightow-Weidman, M.D.

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Symptoms

Doctor,I had protected sex with a female csw 15 months ago.Condom was intact till the end.Later I found her she is postive.Since that I am suffering from lots of symptoms like swollen lymph nodes in neck,white tongue,loose stool and sometimes shortne...

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HIV Positive or Negative?

Hello there, I have an interesting case, and I need a second opinion on my particular situation. I received a rapid HIV blood test (20 min test) in June of 2014, and it came back positive after what I thought was a seroconversion illness. I had been ...

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Helping to stop bleeding from a stabbing

I came across a man who was stabbed and bleeding out, lots of blood, I used a shirt to compress the wound until paramedics arrived, about 5 minutes, that quickly saturated the shirt and I had his blood all over my hands. I did not have any open cuts,...

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Kiss on lips

My uncle is HIV positive. He gave me a kiss on the lips as a greeting. I had bleeding gums and a sore in my mouth at the time. I am unsure as to whether he had any type of sores or bleeding in his mouth. Do I have any reason to worry? If so, what wou...

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Urgent

Dear all doctors I am a meal 30 years old last 30 day i had sex with commercial sex lady , i was using a condom , and after about 20 days of the incident, bringing out the doubts Bosapti hiv and now I'm in a spiral of negative thinking , after 30 day...

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Medical Intern with a question

Dr.Hightow-Weidman, I am a medical intern in Ohio and have a concern about HIV. I will try and be brief. 29 y.o M with a previous act of unprotected intercourse 8 years ago during undergrad. 2 wks after painful ejaculation / urethritis. 3rd week post...

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Suspect $ Deliberate HIV infection

I had sex with a lady without condom and a week later I noticed pulse at the tip of my pennis,I called her and ask her that I had been infected from her,she immediately denied and text me some curse words. I actually met her online and don't really k...

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Protected test but worried

Around 11 weeks ago I was on a business trip in the Philipines were I met a 30ish lady from a normative background ,we ended up having protected sex used a condom which didn't break didn't last long I regretted getting into the situation ejeculated a...

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Protected anal sex

Hello, I had sex less than 24 hours ago. I was bottoming and the person who I was having sex turned out to be HIV positive. He used condoms and never ejaculated . However I started bleeding and we stopped . The condoms never came out while having sex...

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burning in my pennis

sir i had 3 times sex in last week with my gf after that inside the my pennis is feeling burning please any advice on this