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Offline fedora78

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symptoms of umproteded sex
« on: February 17, 2008, 10:30:20 AM »
Hi all. My english is not that good. I hope I am posting i right place ;D!. Actually I had unprotected sex in western Africa three times. I am male 33years, from Africa(one of the endemic country) and now I am studding in one of nordic europium countries(not Russia). I have been reading this and other forums weeks after my first symptom(throat), when I started searching in the web, but this is my first post. I found this forum one of the moste active and the question being answered with serious people with experience in the mater. At 11 of September I started with throat which is lasting until now. I don't have pain on my throat just something is stuck on my throat and sometimes I fill like I have hear in it.  5 days after I went to doctor he diagnosed bacterial throat and I took penicillin but it didn't stop. He sent me to lab to check again and there was no any bacterian so he said it was caused by some virus no med is warranted for pharyngit caused by virus. At 29 of september I started with muscles ache, junction, loose of appetite,  my body was always very hot, I was willing to vomit but I never vomited and I lost 6kg in two weeks(I was 75 now I am 69). At 8th of October( after one month of my last exposure) I had HIV blood test which come out negative. But all symptom continued and also with stomach pain. In november I started having quite dry skin, with small spots over all my body, etching which is lasting till now. My doctor sent me to dermatologist. I took another test after 3 month of my last exposure(8th of december 2007) which came out negative. in 15th I went to see dermatologist she took some other king of exam not related to HIV but they are all okey. I also fill some burning over my tongue, I have fasciculation over all my body it is lasting more than two months. I have reported all this problems to my doctor and she made the exams about what she supposed to be, but all exams are ok. I am still very worried because all exams are ok but I am not ok. I am more concerned with excessive dry  skin and spots over my body including my penis. She recommended me to take another HIV test(in march) after 6 months.
Actually I was not very aware how disastrous this problem is as I am now after start searching in the internet and getting more information about it, I didn't know there was HIV1 and 2, and in my country there are both. I knew about protection with condom but I have problem with my erection and it gets worse when is new person which I am not familiar with. I avoid having different partner because of this problem( which I have since I made circumcision when I was 26). Actually I still have these symptoms excluding high temperature. This problem has affected all my studies since I was supposing to finish my studies but I will not because I didn't take many exams because I was not getting concentration for studies and I failed most of the exams.
About my problem erection I have reported doctor, in my country, but he is not finding any reason which can cause low erection.
What you think about my story?

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: symptoms of umproteded sex
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2008, 04:11:21 PM »

Your three month HIV test (the one you had on December 8th) is enough. You are HIV negative. You don't need to test for HIV again at 6 months, despite what the doctor said.

It sounds to me like your erection problems are most likely related to anxiety. Many men have problems with getting or maintaining an erection when they feel nervous or uncomfortable. Nevertheless, it's very important that you use condoms when you unprotected anal or vaginal sex. Just because you've been circumcised doesn't mean you can't get HIV.

Whatever is making you feel so ill, it's not HIV.


Offline fedora78

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Re: symptoms of umproteded sex
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2008, 05:22:40 PM »
Thanks matty.the.damned for replay. Sometimes I think I didn't get hiv from this unprotected sex but sometime I don't fill confident because of many problems about my health state, since I am coming from one of the endemic country with so many diseases. But even so I fill better living in my country even with all this problems( home is always home). Now I am trying to take some exam(in the university) which I missed because of bad moment which I was facing. Soon I am going to see the specialist for throat I hope he will find out what is going on with my throat.  Thanks for  your support and taught.   


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