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Author Topic: Swollen Lymph Nodes in Groin, Malaise, White Tongue  (Read 5013 times)

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Swollen Lymph Nodes in Groin, Malaise, White Tongue
« on: November 30, 2010, 12:33:08 PM »
Well, this doesn't look good at all. About 17 days ago, I had my first real sexual experience with a male (another student at my university). Kissing, hand-to-penis contact, and a few minutes of insertive anal sex (with a condom) were involved.

Three days after this event, I noticed that I could feel my throat becoming sore... and I felt extremely cold. This progressed to general malaise (I couldn't get any of my schoolwork done for a few days), headache, and sneezing/runny nose. By day 7 after exposure, I noticed that I was having shooting pains in my groin lymph node. By day ten, I realized that my groin lymph node was swollen on both sides (shotty). The malaise has not gone away, and I now notice that my tongue has developed a white coating on it.

My doctor thought that my symptoms were caused by some other type of virus, because he assessed my HIV risk to be extremely low based on my encounter. He also told me that stress could cause a white coating. Nevertheless, he ordered an HIV PCR test. The result will be back in (hopefully) a week).

I am, in a word, terrified. Nobody wants a positive diagnosis before their 20th birthday, especially after only one of their first sexual experiences. I feel lost, alone, etc. Nobody (especially not my parents) even knows that I was experimenting with guys.... :(

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Re: Swollen Lymph Nodes in Groin, Malaise, White Tongue
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2010, 01:34:45 PM »
Listen up baby-boy: this is not an HIV situation.

Touching another feller on the weenie, kissing him and then sticking your condomed coated penis in his love hole is not a risk for HIV.

And just in case I've gotten this ass about face, it won't matter if he stuck his rubber coated love muscle up your pooper.

You were not risk of HIV infection.

Let me repeat that, this is not a risk situation for HIV.

Sure, it's a situation for big heap guilt. I'm sure you feel pretty bad about what you did, but that's not a reason to think you've gone and gotten HIV.

Symptoms are no indication of HIV infection. You might have a sore thoat but that's all about cold weather in your part of the world. How many other folks in your dorm have the sniffles?

So tuffen up. You were not at risk and you do not need to be testd for HIV.



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