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Hi,

Can anyone at least tell me if these are symptoms after exposure???????????

After ten days or so I developed a slight cough, which has developed into a heavier cough with blocked/runny nose and some phlegm. I had a sore/stiff jaw too and my ears felt blocked. Still have a cough after three weeks.

Are these symptoms?

Please respond

Sad and lonely

Please everyone, BE SAFE.
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Sounds like a simple cold to me!  What was your exposure?
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A cold.
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Hi

Thanks for reply. This was my original post.


Hi to everyone,

Is there anyone out there who has been exposed to HIV through vaginal sex, i am the guy, and who has not contracted. At the time i now know i had chlamydia.

Rest assured i know how stupid i have been and what i deserve for my actions.

But please is there anyone out there who has been exposed and not gotten HIV.

After ten days or so I developed a slight cough, which has developed into a heavier cough with blocked/runny nose and some phlegm. I had a sore/stiff jaw too and my ears felt blocked. Still have a cough after three weeks.

Are these symptoms?

Please respond

Sad and lonely

Please everyone, BE SAFE.

P.S. I had unprotected sex with an african woman, living in western europe, who assures me she is not HIV+ but there is no way i would believe.
Avatar universal
Hi

Thanks for reply. This was my original post. Still a cold?? Thanks so much for even replying anyway.


Hi to everyone,

Is there anyone out there who has been exposed to HIV through vaginal sex, i am the guy, and who has not contracted. At the time i now know i had chlamydia.

Rest assured i know how stupid i have been and what i deserve for my actions.

But please is there anyone out there who has been exposed and not gotten HIV.

After ten days or so I developed a slight cough, which has developed into a heavier cough with blocked/runny nose and some phlegm. I had a sore/stiff jaw too and my ears felt blocked. Still have a cough after three weeks.

Are these symptoms?

Please respond

Sad and lonely

Please everyone, BE SAFE.

P.S. I had unprotected sex with an african woman, living in western europe, who assures me she is not HIV+ but there is no way i would believe.
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Not everyone that has unprotected sex with a positive person contracts HIV on the first exposure. If you had unprotected anal or vaginal sex then test. 6 weeks and if that one is negative get your conclusive at test at 3 months.
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Thanks so much for the encouragement.

Did you read I also had chlamydia at the time?

Greatly increases chances doesnt it???????

And the timing of my cold is a little too coincidental. Would you possibly agree?

And thanks. This is the closest I have come to talking to anyone about this.
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No because a cold is not a symptom.
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Thanks again.

Can i be a little clearer with my "cold" symptoms.

Started with a dry cough from chest. A week later had developed into a more typical chesty cough, but still dry-ish, but also with blocked/runny nose and getting up some phlegm. In between had a stiff jaw, and felt swollen around the neck (lymph nodes??) and sore ears.

Any ideas of the increased chance when a person already has an STI.??

I know it might seem i just want to contradict everything you say, but i just need to be prepared for the worst. I know i am going to struggle accepting it if it is. I am 29, generally fit and healthy, and colds arent usually a problem.

Thanks Teak
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