Hello, I am a 27 year old male who has recently had some symptoms that have caused me great distress. I really could use some third party opinions at this point, and from any experienced people because I'm on the verge of mental breakdown.
Basically, I came down feeling "sick" this past Friday, 16th of August. I had a bad headache and severe fatigue. Though, I increased the number of days I was going to the gym and have not been getting enough sleep so I thought that was it. I also noticed I had this cold sore under my tongue which was very annoying.
But I was sweating really bad, so I could tell I was getting a fever.
On Saturday, I woke up and realized I had once again the headache. I had bad night sweats when I was trying to sleep, sweating from my legs, body, and head.
I had the windows closed and a few blankets so I might have exaggerated the sweating due to the fever because of this.
Sunday I had the same symptoms and went to work, and immediately came home and laid in my bed because I felt so fatigued. I can't eat really good because I don't have any appetite.
It's now Tuesday, and I have been taking Cold & Sinus medication with acetaminophen 325mg.
On Monday (yesterday), I checked my temperature and I was 101.6F... And today, I noticed I have ANOTHER cold sore/canker sore/mouth ulcer near my tonsils or the back of my oropharynx. I thought I was getting a sore throat, but it turns out the pain is because of this blister.
I'm VERY very scared, and even cried a bit, because I'm somewhat of a hypochondriac and am fearing the worst.
I had wore a condom with some transgendered girls I met a few months ago and it ripped or I removed it mid way, thus having unprotected sex.
I'm disgusted I did this, considering I'm smarter than this and how much of a health freak I am!
I do not have the DIARRHEA, NAUSEA OR VOMITTING, ACHING MUSCLES or SORE THROAT symptoms I see for HIV on the WebMD page.
Could it be something else? I'm hoping if I have SOMETHING, it is something else... but naturally, I looked at the worst possible scenario and assumed I have it....
I consider myself a heterosexual male but have had sexual encounters with transgendered women before. I am a "top" and or "giver" so I believe that puts me at lower risk though I am uncircumcised.
If I could get any input I would greatly appreciate. I know I made huge mistakes and feel disgusted, and if I really had something like HIV I would be short of suicidal, so I would hope no one feels the need to ridicule me for my errors.
I don't know if I should get a STD test ASAP or wait or what!? I am scared to death to find the results! I would actually be happy at this point to have herpes or anything instead of HIV!!
Hi, I usually always wear a condom when having sex, but this time I didn't have one and I don't know what happened, but my biological sexual drive took over. It wasn't until after that I really regret it and felt disgusted. It was with a transvestite (please do not bash me with ignorant or hateful comments, we are all humans and have our flaws).
This happened to me in 2011 when I had sex with a black biological female and I was really paranoid because I didn't wear a condom. I got tested and was totally FREE of ANY diseases.
This time it was with a transvestite who was Hispanic and appeared to be healthy (I Know that can be deceiving).
I had the sex maybe 1 week ago, and now I am having like allergy symptoms (head congestion, runny nose, eyes puffy), but it makes me paranoid that I might have got something.
I know, I know, no one an KNOW anything until I get tested again but I'm nervous and I work-out and TAKE really GOOD care of myself, another reason why I feel so stupid that I could be throwing it all away for one "fun" time of unprotected sex. I literally have only done this about 2-3 times and maybe had sex 10-20 times PROTECTED.
Can anyone offer me some tips or advice? I looked up HIV symptoms and they say a flu after 1 month or sometimes people don't experience symptoms....
It doesn't have to be HIV though right? Like, could I have gotten something else or nothing?
I don't have any rash or itching on my penis or ANYTHING, just weird allergy symptoms WHICH may be allergies but I'm just freaking out now.
Please help me out if you can and do not judge me negatively....View Thread