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Offline ilikeyoudoyou

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Exposure for few seconds and now paranoid
« on: Today at 03:54:26 PM »
I had a sexual encounter in a Massage parlor. I was wearing a condom and I tried to enter into her in doggy style. As I was trying to enter into her from back, I heard a pop sound. I know the condom has broke and I took my penis off immediately. My penis head is completely open because of condom broke. It is not clear how much deep I was into her for that brief moment. I am not sure what to do so I took a tissue and sprayed some alcohol on it to wipe my penis head. Then I took another condom and completed the intercourse. 

Massage parlor girl claims she is clean but not sure her status. Following that the next day I felt very sleepy all day and then on 6th day I got a mild sore throat. Sore throat was there for three days and then with home remedy it has gone very mild to little. But for few weeks I had a feeling that something in my throat but no pain. Then at 2nd week I got headache and it was there for 3 days then gone. After that I got random headache every 3 or 4 days. Along with head ache I also got some itching on my arms but no visible rashes. From 4th week I started to feel light swollen lymph node behind my ears, now 6th week I am kind of feeling light pain in my armpit which I think my armpit lymph node is starting to swell.

Based on what I found in internet these are all ARS symptom and I am paranoid that I got HIV. Can any one advice?

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Re: Exposure for few seconds and now paranoid
« Reply #1 on: Today at 04:08:13 PM »

I read you post.
Firstly your symptoms have nothing to do with hiv. We do not discuss them, so please speak to your doctor about what is making you ill.

Regarding your exposure, if i understand you correctly you had for a moment unprotected intercourse. Now until the condom broke it would have been protecting you, so based on what you have told me this was only a very brief possible exposure.

Saying that you did have a single possible exposure incident and as such testing would be advised. Guidelines are to test at 6 weeks past any incident and then at 13 weeks to confirm the result.  You can read about testing here:Testing Information

Here's what you need to know in order to avoid hiv infection:
You need to be using condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, every time, no exceptions until such time as you are in a securely monogamous relationship where you have both tested for all (STI's) sexually transmitted infections together.

Keep in mind that If you are sexually active, it is highly recommended that you get a full sexual health check-up / screening at least annually including but not limited to hiv testing.

Remember that some sexual practices which may be described as ‘safe’ in terms of HIV transmission might still pose a risk for transmission of other STI's. So please do get fully tested regularly for all STI's including HIV and more frequently if unprotected intercourse occurs. Also note that it is possible to have an STI and show no signs or symptoms and the only way of knowing is by testing.

Finally use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, to avoid sexually transmitted hiv infection.

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Re: Exposure for few seconds and now paranoid
« Reply #2 on: Today at 04:26:02 PM »
Thanks Jim. I am plan to get tested at 8 week mark. Can you tell me is there possibility to get ARS symptom after 6 weeks? Lymph node swelling is causing me paranoid and sleepless. Not able to concentrate on anything and keep looking for my lymph node swelling. Also I am feeling slight pain under my armpit and I think it is my lymph gland. I never got lymph node swollen at all in my life except this time.

Is there a chance to get HIV even for very brief exposure say 2 sec too.

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Re: Exposure for few seconds and now paranoid
« Reply #3 on: Today at 04:48:51 PM »

I read you post.
Firstly your symptoms have nothing to do with hiv. We do not discuss them, so please speak to your doctor about what is making you ill.

We  do not discuss symptoms . The best we can do is give you testing information. I can add that condom breaks and brief exposures rarely result in the transmission of HIV for the insertive partner. Also … please do not refer to HIV negative people as clean, its to infer that those of living with HIV are dirty. No need to reply and waste your last free post, I know you meant no harm so no need to apologize.


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