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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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User :   Hi
I had sex with a prostertute some time ago and the condom broke. A week later I met a girl whom Im in a relationship with now. I had a blood test as soon as I met her to chec for any STDs. It came back ok. She also had a test 3 months later and it also came back ok. But I cant help to think I may have caught something. 2 years on I dont really have many symptoms. I only get the flu/cold once a year same for my partner. I do have a stye on my eye that has hung aroung for the last 6 months on and off. The only other thing is I have a red dot on my skin in about 4 or 5 different places, but I think I have always had them. Is it possible I have HIV or any other stds.

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User :   hi
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Doctor :   Since how long you have a single partner?
User :   ???
User :   2 years
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Good
Doctor :   The probability of you having a STD or HIV is remote or near to Zero
User :   would i be sick by now
User :   ??
Doctor :   The symptoms that you have now do not relate to any of these symptoms
Doctor :   or illness
User :   so if i had unprotected ex how long afterwards would i know i had hiv
User :   if i got tested
Doctor :   Within 3 to 6 months
User :   so if i had sex with a sex worker and the condom broke i would get symptoms when if i had hiv
Doctor :   Within 3 months
User :   what would they be
Doctor :   Fever of unknown origin, weight loss, chronic cough for more thn 3 months, lumps in the neck
Doctor :   but not limited to
User :   is it possible to have it and not know?
Doctor :   If you have such symptoms, you obviously knowit
Doctor :   and if you see a doctor based on the risk they test for STD along with HIV
User :   i dont have such symptoms but my girlfroend gets the flu and diareer sometimes like 3 times a year
Doctor :   If the flu is more than 6 times a year, you can get tested for HIV
Doctor :   Moreover you guys are not in high risk ratio now
Doctor :   As long you have a monogamous relationship
User :   ok that sounds good so if we had it either of us we would probably know it by the symptoms u discribed?
Doctor :   you do not have to worry
Doctor :   Do you have any more queries regarding this?
User :   is there any chance that either of us could have hiv and not have any symptoms at all
Doctor :   It could not have occured with your current relationshoip
Doctor :   and for the past relationship you already got tested and proved to be negative

User :   ok thank you it has been a big releighf and this site is safe yeah?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Very safe
User :   thank you so much
Doctor :   you do not have to worry
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