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Hi doctors, 8 days ago I had an unprotected oral sex and protected vaginal in a berlin brothel (liberty). I am very worried after discovering that hiv and other stds can be transmitted that way. She didnt seem to have any cuts or sores, nor am I. The last time I had sex with a prostitute was about 5 years ago.  After 6 days of intercourse I started having a flu, but then i started getting better, now I am sweating a bit, lost appetite, have general weakness and slight shievering. I dont have a headache, sore throat. can my symptoms be a sign of any std including hiv. Should I get tested and when? I am very worried since I have a wife. pls answer
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You never had an exposure.
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But what about my flu?
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See your doctor if you have the flu. This is flu season.
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Sorry for asking so much, I had a PCR test  and other std's test today and the result will come in 3 days. I just want to ask a different question, how accurate is pcr test 8 days after exposure
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It isn't and it doesn't matter, you never had an exposure and didn't need testing.
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I also developed white tongue and diarrhea
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