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    Fear driving me crazy
    hope222 posted:
    I have always been safe over the last 3 months never had sex un-protected (gay Male) I have given oral unprotected. I was tested during my yearly physical blood work test done by doctor and sent to labe came back negative of Feb 1. Over the past two weeks I had protected sex with a condom (on the bottom). The condom did not break and ejaculation was not done inside of me or the condom. After the sexual experience there was blood when I went to the rest room once like 3 hours later. There was never anymore after that just sore due to having sex.

    I also had oral sex with 2 different guys. no swallowing on either occasion. I then had a sore throat and very fatigued... went to urgent care and tested positive for strep throat. Could I really have an STD and test positve for strep? I have been on meds for 48 hours my sire throat is def going away but I have a lot of aches and fatigue like I have never felt. I am so scared and stressing out right now that I have Aids or another STD and no strep!!

    Please advise... I feel like I def have been safe in my experience but always fear I am sick!

    georgiagail responded:
    Unprotected oral sex carries an extremely low risk of HIV transmission; the figures we use are .5 to 1 per 10,000 exposures with a source KNOWN to carry the virus.

    Your anal intercourse did not put you at risk because a condom was used accurately and did not break or tear.

    You were appropriately diagnosed with strep (very, very common this time of the year) and are being treated for it.


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