About a month ago I did something I deeply regret. I was drunk and went to one of those Chinese massage parlours in Toronto in the middle of the night thinking of getting a simple rub and tug and ended up paying for a condom-less ********. I remember the patron I paid for the service told me she has been in town for only 3 or 4 months, meaning she probably is here illegally and is not tested for anything! I was drunk then and didnt really give it much thought.
One week later, I went to get tested for all the STI and HIV ... all came back negative.
Two weeks after that, still feeling bad about what I did, I went back to the clinic to do the test again ... all came back negative.
After all that I can rule out any STI but not HIV. I have been told that I am not at risk for HIV since it cannot be transmitted through saliva but there is still a chance if the person performing the oral sex had blood in her mouth and was sucking really hard. Right? I was told by a professional that I shouldnt worry and shouldnt even bother getting tested, so I tried to go on and forget about this whole thing and move one and finally be able to become intimate with my girlfriend who I live with.
After 4 weeks I started to feel back aches in my lower back and started get get a slight fever along with a dry mouth. I went back to my doctor and was told it was due to stress so I went back home and tried not to think about it.
The problem is that on week 5 my girlfriend also started getting the same symptoms as me (lower back pain, slight fever and a runny nose). The last few days both of us have been feeling generally unwell, weak and fatigued. Could this be a symptom of HIV? Should I be worried?
The back ache are not as bad as they were in the beginning and seem to come and go for me. The headaches and general unwell feeling has persisted for me for the last few days.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.