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I had a risk 4 weeks ago with a Nigerian CSW (in Nigeria). I paid to have sex with her, it was short time (maximum 1 minute before ejaculations). She felt me cum as she got off (she is top) without asking me; a condom was used but think this may have broke, because of her reaction, i am not sure.
* 1 week after I had bad headache, fever up to 38.5 and aching back. (WBC test low)
* At 10 days fever and headache gone, but side rash and sore throat come for 5 days.
* at 15 days Sore throat goes away (lasted 5-6 days) and low grade fever comes for 3 days (max 38, but always between 37-38)
* Feeling of tiredness continues for 1 extra week and become pain in my elbow joints and some fingers
* Now at 3.5-4 weeks I have penis thrush (or Balantis) and aching knee joints like atheritis - rash still present but very faint - still tiredness
Does this sound like ARS symptoms? - I cannot get test until February, can someone help my anxiety please.
This lady is sure to have HIV (high rate in Nigeria) - I wish I check condom.
Thank you all
Could my penis thrush be caused by Doxycycline? I took 200mg a day by accident for 1 week before continuing 100mg a day for Malaria prevention, could this of caused my penis thrush at 3-4 weeks after exposure?
Thanks Teak, I do hope you are right; I guess it is just a coincidence; I know my symptoms are similar to that of ARS but 6-7 days is too early to start and then to have staggered symptoms is not common, am I correct?
Thanks Teak, you provide a great assistance to people here. I know symptoms do not diagnose HIV, I have just never experienced anything like this.
I also had lymph nodes swelling and rib pain which I didnt mention, but I guess it doesn't change anything.
Thanks for your advice, I am beginning to come to terms with my apparent lack of risk. I am now pretty sure the CSW would of told me if the condom had broken & also felt it myself (there was not a lot of alcohol involved)
You really are a stalwart of this forum and your sometimes brash but extremely well informed answers should be respected.
Should I still get tested at 3 months for piece of mind or is it unnecessary?
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