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Early symptoms
« on: April 02, 2014, 08:35:07 PM »
Hello,

Is it possible for HIV symptoms to start appearing as early as 2 days after exposure? I had protected vaginal sex and unprotected oral sex (Blowjob) 5 days ago, and 2 days after that, I came down with a fever. The next day, I went to the doctor and he told me to take antibiotics for tonsillitis. A day after that, and I noticed I had a swollen node behind my left ear, and some rashes, and also got diarrhea. So basically, the symptoms started 2 days after, then went full circle 4 days after.

If it helps, I made out with her, and reused a condom which I took off after getting limp.

Please help me.

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Re: Early symptoms
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2014, 08:43:16 PM »
The risk for sexually transmitted HIV is from unprotected anal and vaginal sex . You had protected vaginal sex and that isn't a risk nor is getting a blowjob . HIV is fragile and cant survive outside the human body and this is why the reused condom was not a risk as long as it was intact ... and you would have know if it were not . Condoms and sex toys are not infectious for HIV .   

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 sexually transmitted infections together.

To agree to have unprotected intercourse is to consent to the possibility of being infected with an STI. Sex without a condom lasts only a matter of minutes, but hiv is forever.

Have a look through the condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use condoms with confidence.

Although you did not have a risk and do not need to test for this specific incident , anyone who is sexually active should be having a full sexual health care check-up, including but not limited to hiv testing, at least once a year and more often if unprotected intercourse occurs.

If you aren't already having regular, routine check-ups, now is the time to start. As long as you make sure condoms are being used for intercourse, you can fully expect your routine hiv tests to return with negative results.

Don't forget to always get checked for all the other sexually transmitted infections as well, because they are MUCH easier to transmit than hiv. Some of the other STIs can be present with no obvious symptoms, so the only way to know for sure is to test.

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple!

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Re: Early symptoms
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2014, 09:09:28 PM »
Thank you very much for the quick reply.

How would I know if the condom wasn't intact?

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Re: Early symptoms
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2014, 09:22:42 PM »
Thank you very much for the quick reply.

How would I know if the condom wasn't intact?

When a condom fails, it will shred in such a way as to be no doubt of failure.  They do not get small holes or tears.  If you have to ask if it failed, it did not.

Joe

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Re: Early symptoms
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2014, 09:24:23 PM »
Thank you very much for the quick reply.

How would I know if the condom wasn't intact?

Condoms are designed in a way as to leave no doubt when they fail . They shred or fall apart very noticeably .

 


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