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I had un protected with a man about 3 weeks ago. I now

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I had un protected sex with a man about 3 weeks ago. I now have a chest infection. Im afraid I might have HIV. I am male and was the giver. What are the chances I have HIV?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Thanks for this question

I'm sorry this happened

Did you have any viral symptoms right after? rash, fever, chills?

Within a week or two?

Was this unprotected anal sex?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I had one slight mouth ulcer but this passed within a day.


 


yes it wss anal sex unprotected

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Ok. I don't think the chest infection is related at all.

Likely just a chest infection

However unprotected anal sex is high risk for HIV

Not only should you get HIV screening but all STDs

So I don't think this is a sign of HIV. But the act itself was high risk
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you. Realis how silly it was just caught in the moment. How surecan yoube based on the info?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
I am pretty sure it's just a chest infection

A chest infection would be uncommon this early with HIV

However, testing is needed
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