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HIV scare. losing my mind. going to test, but afraid!
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IHateInternetDiagnosis posted:
ok... so about halfway through october of 2012... i dated a girl very briefly. we only had unprotected intercourse one time. around halloween, i broke it off. she got very upset and started telling me and my friends she had hiv. a few days later she called and apologized and said she only did it to get back at me... and everything was ok and she did not have hiv. around thanksgiving.... i got a few headaches... which is normal for me. has been since i was in elementary school. Also, just recently 12/6/2012... my sinuses have gone haywire. alot f drippage into my throat which has givin me a sore throat. i have been worried since her lie....and now im freaking out. ive had no fever, no vomiting or diarhea.... i cant stop eating. just this sore throat some headaches, and some soreness in a few muscles. ive not really had any fatigue. im going to get tested.... but i need my mind at ease until i do.
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georgiagail responded:
None of your symptoms...headaches, sinus issues and the inability to stop eating (not unusual around the holidays!) are symptoms of early onset HIV.

I suspect that what you are dealing with was the female wrath of being dumped but if it brings you any comfort assuming she was HIV positive, the estimated risk of unprotected insertive (that's you) penile-vaginal intercourse is 5 per 10,000 exposures with a source KNOWN to carry the virus.

Get tested and come back and let us know the results, OK?

Gail


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