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A 27-year-old male asked:

i have a hiv ... i think .. i am freaking out ... i slept with a girl when i was drunk i did put a condom ... then took it off ... later the next day i found her tampon full of blood ... it was a one night thing now she went away i dont know her status ..

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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Please see Dr.: You need to get checked for all STD's, not just HIV. In the future, to avoid the stress you're now facing, 100% condom use is important.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get checked: A HIV blood test can be done by your MD and can be repeated 3 months after the initial test which will include a possible incubation period.
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Deep breath,and ex-: hale.Now,if you develop a flu like illness with fever(get a thermometer ) of 101 or higher in the next few weeks,go c ur doc and get tested for the acute phase of HIV infection,including antivirals,if indicated.Otherwise you will need to wait for a few months for testing.In the mean time,practice safe sex and try to get a sexual history from your sex partner.

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