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 Post subject: I'm f@#%d
PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 4:11 am 

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Hi, my name is Dane. I'm a 23-year-old whose life is over.

So I get a random blow job one night (biggest mistake of my life, hands down). About a week or so later I start noticing these tiny, flesh-colored bumps on my dickhead. I go to a doctor, he says they're nothing, and that they were probably there all along. This would have been comforting news, but for the fact that they definitely weren't there before. Anyway, they have been getting more numerous/noticeable ever since.

All my life I have been pretty careless about washing my hands after touching my junk (never saw any reason to). Well, because of my habits, I have managed to spread these mysterious bumps all over my body. Now I have bumps all across my lips that look exactly like the ones on my guy. I also have them on my eyelids (along with vision that has spontaneously become way more blurry than normal). I've spotted a few of them on my gums. They are also all up in my nostrils (yeah, I've been known pick my nose; not in public though!) This isn't even the worst of it.

Recently, my hearing has become muffled/muted, and I have this weird feeling of some kind of obstruction in my ears. I bet if I could look in there I'd find the same bumps I'm seeing everywhere else on my body. Worst of all, I have this really uncomfortable feeling in my throat, like it's more constricted than it should be. It feels like my throat is getting tighter every day, and at times breathing is somewhat difficult. I have to assume that by incessantly chewing on my lips the past few months I have allowed these f#$%ing bumps to colonize my throat (not that hard to imagine, given these bumps were apparently living in someone's mouth/throat to begin with). Anyway, the upshot of all this is that I'm f#$%d.

I can barely sleep; I've quit my job; I'm probably going to have to drop out of law school and move back in with my parents. If my symptoms keep progressing like this, I anticipate that I'll either (1) choke to death on my own larynx or (2) self-destruct.

If it's not clear already, I'm pretty sure I have contracted the most improbable case of HPV in history, made all the more unfortunate by the fact that neither of the doctors I've seen could detect anything officially wrong with me.

F#$% the universe. I used to enjoy life. These days, I just want it to end.

Obviously I don't expect anyone here to be able to give me any magical advice that will make my problems go away. I guess I just felt the need to express my thoughts/feelings to a group of folks who might be able to understand where I'm coming from.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 3:39 pm 

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Have you gone to a specialist (i.e.- a dermatologist?)

You haven't even concluded that it's actually HPV. It could be any number of things. Go get yourself checked out immediately.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 3:58 pm 

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I think you need to see a specialist. This doesn't sound like HPV.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 5:29 pm 

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hello-

i just read your post and feel very bad that you are having so much anxiety. this is such a emotional virus and the self perceived social stigma can be HUGE for all all some days.

i agree with the post responses above- best to go have things checked out by a physician or dermatologist. i am certainly no expert and have deep fears at times (just like you).

there are many symptoms of discomfort in the ears, throat, lips, etc--- allergies, sinus infection, etc. after reading so many internet advertisements for the guaranteed cure- these OTC attempts at self treatment could contribute to your physical reaction.

if it is indeed a virus (such as HVP that causes warts)- this is treatable and most people resolve the issue. this does NOT cause cancer, this does NOT change your opportunities in the future, this does NOT define how you are as a person.

just a silly virus that you have come across and your body needs to work to build antibodies agains it. keep you chin up best you can and your mind open to diagnosis and treatment choices.

this too will pass my friend right?


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 3:26 pm 
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Hey man,

Sorry this has become such an issue for you. Don't know what to say; I can tell you that all the things you're describing almost surely didn't result from HPV and the BJ, but I don't know what to say is the most likely cause.

Have you gone back to the clinic since more symptoms started popping up?

Fredo

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 2:43 am 

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I'm going to an ENT on Thursday for the head-related issues. I have an appointment with a urologist later this summer, and I plan on seeing a dermatologist at some point about the bumps in general.

Maybe I'm blowing this all out of proportion, but it's hard not to panic when you notice such sweeping changes in your body following a questionable sexual encounter.

I want to thank you guys for taking the time to reply, by the way. I'm glad I joined these forums, even if it turns out I don't have HPV.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 8:24 am 
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Same here; I'm really glad you found us and keep posting and chatting as often as you like. I'd appreciate if you'd keep us updated.

Thanks!
Fredo

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 10:08 pm 

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hello-

wanted so share some ideas with you.

after weeks and weeks of burning and discomfort in my mouth and on my tounge- the tell tale signs of several very small "cold sores" began

family doc was right on the money-- said most likely was a virus and to start valtrex ASAP. (same day as appointment these both occurred)

something to consider? have you ever been dx with this type of herpes by chance or had an event in the past---

something to ask your doc if not already discussed certainly

take care


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