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HIV symptoms after homosexual sex

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hello 22 year old boy.i dont know i hav HIV r not.before 20 days a ago.i had a sex wid my friend(homosex).i did nt intercoursed.n didnt ejucted.i try 2 put my penis in his ass but i unable 2 did dis.after a few seconds im scared n move back.since that night i had 6 days of loose motion(decentry) continuesly.after a day of cold n headache.i contacted a doctor n he said there is no symptoms for HIV.then he gives a tablets named NORACIN(norfloxacin) n another one is protogyn(tinidazole).im used Noracin for 5 that 5 days i hav feel like burning in my body.hand,feet n abdomen.i hav tiredness since 20 im nt using that tablets since 4 days.nw my body burning is nt like before.its low now.but its still before yesterday night i had vommiting just 1 in very tention worring body is itching some time.since yesterday i hav a little pain in my i hav lot of small small white patches on my body.i hav depression.widout dis no other problems dis bcoz of my tention n scare.?is these r hapning bcoz of a side effects of that tablets.?is these r a symptoms of HIV.?reply soon scaring too much.

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replied May 24th, 2010
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Hi and welcome to the forum! I am glad that I can help you.

You want to know whether you are at risk of being infected with HIV.

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) affects the immune system by lowering the count of T-helper lymphocytes, main connections between the two types of immune responce in humans. The virus is transmitted by direct contact of blood with bodily fluids. HIV infection has four stages: incubation period, acute infection, latency stage and AIDS.

According to the data that you described, it is not likely that you experience symptoms of acute HIV infection. The itching of the skin that you experience may or may not be a result of an allergy towards the medication. There is another condition called urticaria, which may occur in individuals who experience a lot of psychological stress and which is characterized with itching of the skin and small or bigger redish patches of elevated skin. To be completely sure about your HIV status, have a diagnostic test for diagnosis of possible HIV infection after three months after the suspicious event because the human body needs 2-12 weeks to produce antibodies against this virus.

Please keep in mind that I provide medical information only. I am not able to diagnose medical conditions online. Please contact your doctor for further advice and information about diagnosis of possible HIV infection.

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