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« on: February 10, 2020, 06:21:56 pm »
Hi there,

I went down on a lady few months ago and engaged in cunnilingus which lasted for maximum of three minutes after which she gave me a BJ with condoms on. We thereafter engaged in sex still with condom. However, when we got done with the act and i was trying to pull out, the condom remained in her while my manhood came out (I am certain I didn't penetrate without condom but might have had contact with her body when pulling out). Few weeks after I started having one symptom and another. These symptoms do not come at the same time and I have been so worried about it.

I started having the following symptoms in the following order:
tiny bumps on the lip with no pus (Disappeared in two days), severe headache, swollen lymph node below chin, feeling sick, Nausea, tiredness(still feeling this), diarrhea, repeated boil (armpit, my behind and thighs that doesn't bring out pus), eyeball pain and lastly, I feel severe pains from waist down (not sure if it is the veins or bone) especially in my thigh and numbness in my left hand sometimes. I feel the thigh pain and sometimes numbness till date almost on a daily basis

I had chest pain sometimes ago and went to the ER for a check. They did complete metabolic blood work and gave me a print out without telling me anything was wrong. All I was told was that they feel the pain was just as a result of stress. However, I revisited the lab result and discovered my white blood cell was a little low, guess they didn't say anything cos they felt it wasn't abnormal.

Kindly help as I am silently dying. Could I have been infected with HIV?
« Last Edit: February 10, 2020, 06:24:09 pm by excellencexx »

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« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2020, 06:34:17 pm »
Hiya,

WBC being slightly lower or slightly higher than the range means nothing much, it's not exactly abnormal.

Your symtoms are not HIV specific and from the encounter you posted about I see no reason for HIV concern.

Work with your primary healthcare provider if you still feel unwell to treat whatever is making you sick and remember to test for HIV & STI's out of standard routine at least yearly.

Here's what you need to know in order to avoid hiv infection:
Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, every time, no exceptions.  Consider starting PrEP as an additional layer of HIV prevention going forward.

Keep in mind that some sexual practices which may be described as safe in terms of HIV might still pose a risk for transmission of other far easier to acquire STI's, so please do get fully tested regularly and at least yearly for all STI's including but not limited to HIV and test 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.

Kind regards

Jim

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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2020, 01:25:39 am »
Thanks Jim for your prompt response. Are you saying based on my earlier description, you are certain I shouldn't be worried about HIV? If yes, what then do you regard as HIV symptoms as other online journal indicates that some of the symptoms I noted could be linked to HIV. Also, is there any percentage rate for contacting HIV via cunnilingus and the manhood just rubbing on a woman's fluid.

Thanks again Jim

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« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2020, 02:06:34 am »
Hiya

As said your symptoms are not HIV specific, they could be just about everything and nothing at all. So continue to work with your doctor if you are feeling unwell.

Nothing you posted about this particular encounter would raise any HIV concerns.  Cunnilingus, getting a BJ and rubbing is not an HIV issue, and as slipping out during withdraw it's not an HIV concern to you as the insertive partner as long as the condom covered you during the act of intercourse.

Continue to use condoms for any intercourse, no exceptions and remember to test for HIV & STI's out of standard routine at least yearly.

Jim

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