Home > Experts > Question Question Posted by: Philip | 2013/01/22 HIV and sysmtoms GoodI had sex with a girl on the 10th of october 2012 it was a very brief encounter, i had a condom on and it didnt burst and i checked for any leakage and there was non. i had an elisa hiv test on the 8 of jan 2013 (I waited the three months) and it was negative. but today i woke up to find a swollen lymph node on the bottom of my neck only on the left side only, and i have a few swollen lymph nodes in my groin. they are not painful at all and they don''t bother me at all. is this a sign of HIVand i dont have any things else wrong with me besides having Bad acid reflux for which i take nexium orim male and im 20 Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question 1 Our users say: Posted by: Mimi | 2013/01/23 A swollen lymph node is not the sign of HIV only. Lymph nodes, just like tonsils, are the body''s first defense against invasion by any alien virus. It''s more like the fact that the body is designed to develop fever to try to fight a viral infection, whatever the virus is. If u used a condom, and it did not break at all, then there is no way u could have caught HIV in ur encounter even if the girl was positive (which u don''t know if she is). Just relax man and make sure u always play it safe, as u did. Besides, Elisa test is highly reliable and you tested after the window period. Reply to Mimi Have your say Your name (optional) Your comment Security × Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly. Search health advice Find an answer × Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly. Reply to Your name (optional) Your comment Security Close Submit comment Recently: Asked Questions Answered Questions Commented Questions Septum reset CRAVING VIR YS Will womb scrape help me? Child's fingernails peeling Side effects Quick ejaculation Erectile dysfunction Enlarged prostate Sexual Problem Expired ED pills Hi im on depo for one month now and have gained 7kg despite of the fact that im using herbex slimming products.What can I di to stop the weight gain? My son and I If a girl swallows sperm, can she get pregnant? He called me filth Hormone advertisement From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher!