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i  was grabbed and  kissed  by  a  man  whilst  intoxicated  in  beer i think  the  man  was  hiv  positive  as  some  friends  of  is  said  one  had  aids  and  one  had  been  in prison  for  murder few days  later  my  mouth  became  dry  i  went  to  gp  he  said  dry  mouth  due  to  the beer  a  week  later  still  same then  i  got  pains  in  my  head and  when  i  swallowed food it  felt  like  it  was  getting stuck  i  went  to  a/e who  said  it  was  oral thrush prescribed  nystatin eased  it but didnt go  i then  got  a  sinus  infection  whick  lasted  about  8  weeks then  in  november 2010 my  throat  swelled  up  felt  like  i  was swallowing razor  blades  went back  to  a/e  who  ran  blood  tests  said  my  white  count  was  raised but  put  that  down  to  the  tonsilitis  i  had  in  sept 2010 a/e  said  it  was  glanduler  fever  the  mouth  problem  continued  so  went to  dentist  who again  said  oral  thrush another  course  of  mystatin eased  it but didnt  go away i  generally didnt  feel  well  in myself  i  then  typed  oral  thrush  on  net  and  got  hiv i  then  worried about  my  husband and  children as  before  this hiv  never  entered  my  head i  got  tested in  jan  neg  went  again  in  april  but  gp  refused  to  do  it  as  said  the  one  in  april  was  done  at right  time  i  was  refered  to  a  phcology  who  pushed  for  another  test  which  i  had  in  jun 2011 again  negative  but the  mouth  problem  still  persisited  i  went  into  hospital  for  3  weeks  who  did  blood  tests  my  white  count  high  but  put  that  down  to  the  infection  in  my mouth  i  got  tested  again  in  august  again  negative  mouth  problem  still  persisted refered to  mouth  specialist  who  wernt  concerened  and  ran  some  more blood  tests  again  high  white  count  gp  not  concerened in  sept  i  had  swabs  done  for  mouth  which  came  back  clear but  the  mouth  problem  still  continued i  had  a  finger  prick  test done  in  september  again  negative could  i  be  hiv  an  antibodies  not  being detected  noone  will  test  my  husband  or  children  as  my  test  show negative  ive  been  tested  for  everything  in  the  last  year  all  which  have  come  back  negative  the  infection  on my  last  blood  tests  was  my  neutrophilis  slightly  raised  dr  said  bacteria  infection  any  help  much  appreciated
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You never had an exposure.
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what  even  if  there  was  blood  in  is  mouth  from  being  a  cocaine  user i  have  to forget  hiv  with the  negative  tests  ive  had  and  try and  found  what  the  mouth  and  swallowing  problem  is  thanks  teak  happy  for  your  help x
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hey, i also worried about oral thrush which occured 4 months after exposure

never ever had i had it before

all my tests were negative

but i still worried because of the thrush

then at a party of my friends I asked everyone to open a mouth and show a tongue))) 4 people out of 6 present had thrush. the other 2 refused to show their tongues)))
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im  still  having  the  mouth  problem  no  treatment  works  for  the  thrush i  had  swabs  done  in  september which  came  back  negative due  to  see  a  mouth specialist  soon  hope  they can  find  the  cause  of  it do  you  still  have  the  oral  thrush  sheppy ??
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