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I thought some of you in this forum have a better understanding and probably more informed and hence posting in this forum. Please excuse me if I did something wrong.
Any help is appreciated. Around august 11 I had unprotected sex with a female CSW and I was the receiver. I developed a sore throat about 3 weeks later which is when I started getting the anxiety about HIV. I decided to test to avoid checking Internet and worry about any illness. I did a test 3 weeks post expsoure, 12 and 22 weeks all three tests came back negative. Now 7 months post expsoure I have devoted parotid swelling on the left side near my ears and lower cheeks. There is visible swelling with no pain for over a month with no effect from antibiotics. My doctor has ordered a full blood count and also an ultrasound. I am awaiting those results. I took an x ray which did not reveal any stones. Internet literature on swollen parotid glands have a strong association with HIV and I am really worried and wondering if I have seroconverted quite late. Have anyone of you noticed such a problem in HIV infection and if so what do we need to be alarmed of.I will pray for all of you bu any help is appreciated.
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