HIV Prevention Community
Diarrhea and hiv
About This Community:

A place to get help from others in assessing your risk of HIV, getting advice about HIV testing or the effectiveness of condoms or risks associated with specific sexual practices.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Diarrhea and hiv

Hi everyone.I realise this questions has been asked a lot but I just wanted to verify a few things.

About 15 days ago I had sex (with condom) at a gay sex club with a guy who I 'believe' has HIV (no proof but he was barebacking many guys). I was the insertive partner. After taking my condom off he sucked me off until I ejaculated. Anyway, about 1 week ago I got terrible abdominal cramps and diarrhea WITH a headache. The diarrhea has pretty much stopped but I still get occassional abdo cramps (feelings of wanting to goto poo) intermittently througfhout the day. MY stools are now loose and pale in colour even at around day 7. The headache stopped after a few days (drank rehydration electrolytes) but I am freaking out over the abdo cramps that come and go now and then. So could someone tell me if I these are symptoms of HIV (diarrhea + headache + (nausea from worry i think)) and roughly what % accuracy will a 21 day HIV DUO test be if i take it at the 21 day mark ?
Thanks in advance for anyone that can help me. I am so exhausted from worry.
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
1227988 tn?1276508053
you don't have to worry, protected means no risk
Blank
Avatar m tn
Thanks Rchie for your comment. I guess you're right, but the mind races when symptoms soon appear after a guilty encounter.

I haven't read much on here about people who actually have tested positive and whether or not they got abdo cramps and for how long + diarrhea (color, character, etc). It seems that everyone that IS infected experiences different symptoms, hence the difficultly of relying on symptoms alone for a decisive answer.
  

Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
HIV Prevention Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top HIV Answerers
Avatar universal
Blank
Bogotá, Colombia
370181 tn?1428180348
Blank
Arlington, WA
1508374 tn?1380812110
Blank
Greece
366749 tn?1370585676
Blank
Karachi, Pakistan
13276481 tn?1451150367
Blank
NJ
Avatar universal
Blank