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    reallyworried posted:
    Had protected vaginal sex with a guy who took the condom off at one point but said he didnt cum, I think he was inside me with no condom for like 2 mins. I also gave him oral with no condom and he didn't cum in my mouth but I tasted a little bit of cum at some point. That was 6 weeks ago and now I have a sore throat, tonsils look a it swollen to me, dry cough, am weak, my mouth is dry, my gums are dark and my skin feels warm but I don't think I have a fever. I had chills last week, and thought it was due to herpes was prescribed valtrex and immediately felt better but found out I dont have herpes. I also have skin changes and muscle aches. I had a test done about 27 days after exposure but that was negative. However my symptoms weren't as bad then. I asked the guy and he says he doesnt have anything but didn't say hes been tested. I am scared should I take another test and would it be accurate?
    georgiagail responded:
    Typical ELISA screening tests require a 90 day wait. If you can't wait that long, ask your partner to get tested.
    reallyworried replied to georgiagail's response:
    I asked him he had it and he said he doesn't, I don't know him very well and I'm not sure if he has been tested but hasn't said much, just want to know of my risk
    georgiagail replied to reallyworried's response:
    Oral sex carries an extremely low risk (.5 to 1 per 10,000 exposures with a source KNOWN to carry the virus). Receptive penile-vaginal intercourse 10 per 10,000 exposures, again with a source known to carry the virus. In both cases, the risk assumes the act was carried to completion.

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