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i had sex with a random girl around 2 months ago and it was protected and the next day i got sick i got a bit of sore throat starting but i took some medicen and got better but i felt tired and feverish for a week . after that i got better and its been 2 months now and sometimes i get sore throat and sometimes i feel week and tired and now i have got swollen lymph nodes after 2.5 months. i worry a-lot in my life i feel anxious.
i have posted this question before but nobody answered.


Hi there,

Thank you for your inquiry. We apologize for not answering you sooner. We recognize that many of the posts we receive are time sensitive, and we try to answer any/all inquiries in an efficient and timely manner.

From what we gather from the question, you were asking whether the symptoms you are experiencing may be attributed to the protected vaginal intercourse you had experienced approximately 2 months ago. From the information given, we determine your exposure to be of Low Risk (Evidence of transmission occurs through these activities when certain conditions are met). While a Low Risk exposure may warrant HIV testing; it can be difficult to attribute any/all symptoms felt to HIV directly without adequate testing confirmation.

For this reason, we recommend you seek a physician for HIV testing, in order to eliminate any worries you may have regarding your HIV status.

All the best,

AIDS Vancouver Online/Helpline, Danielle/Cody