A few days ago, I had casual sex with someone I met on Grindr. He performed anal sex on me with a condom and I also sucked the tip of the head of his ****. Both times, he did not ejaculate. Now, the day after, I was growing anxious about contracting HIV.
I had talked to a health advisor as well and was informed that the risk of getting infected is very low. Nonetheless, he said I had to wait for about 3 months to be tested again to rule out everything. Still, I am feeling so worried and anxious about it that it's starting to affect work and life in general.
Exactly 3 days after the sexual meeting, I developed hemorrhoids, a general sense of tiredness, swollen gum on the left side, a pea-sized lymph node below my left jaw and a small white patch on the left lateral side of my tongue. 8th day, a dry throat. This made me even more anxious.
I managed to track down the guy I met and he said he tested negative recently at the Elton John Centre in Brighton General Hospital. Although, it made me wonder if they had any walk-in patients there since all I know was that the Elton John Centre is dedicated to research instead of being a sexual health clinic. I kept asking him questions but got annoyed and blocked me off.
Anyway, I received my blood tests that were taken 3 days post-sex and were negative. I know it's too early to tell and I had to re-test again at 6 and 12 weeks... But the fatigue has persisted until now. Plus I think I've developed the hairy leukoplakia tongue. I am going to have an appointment with a health advisor tomorrow at the Claude Nicol GUM clinic in Brighton. I just can't believe that a fleeting moment would lead to this.
What are the chances of getting HIV from oral sex and pre-cum? Do you know someone who got infected via oral sex? I didn't even notice if there was pre-cum or not as my saliva was all over. I knew I was practicing safe sex by using a condom during anal sex, but sometimes I think these symptoms are too hard not to ignore... Especially the fatigue. I know something amiss is going on. I'm really hoping it's the external hemorrhoids that's the culprit.
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