I'm not sure if this is the right forum, so excuse me if this is the wrong place to post something that has been bothering me for some time. I'm an eighteen year old girl, who is a hypochondriac but has managed to get over most of the other possible "situations" except for the one listed below.
Well, I was getting a HCV rapid test from a Needle Awareness Program five weeks ago. After I had gotten my results back (negative results) and I was waiting for my friend to get her test completed, I sat in the lobby when a portly, seemingly-mentally-ill, and inappropriately cheerful homeless guy sat next to me. (Before approaching the brunt of the issue, I'm going to say that I observed he was quite the spitter when he was talking to other people.) Anyways, he turned to me and started to speak to me in a lewd way, and by doing so, got a drop of spit or two in my eye/a mucosal membrane. I'm worried that since he seemed to be a regular at a Needle Awareness Program, he could have had HIV or Hepatitis C. I'm also worried that since he was homeless, he might have had gingivitis, which could have tainted the aforementioned spit with blood. (I wasn't able to see if the spit was blood-tainted.)
I have HPV and possibly trichomoniasis from a sexual assault that happened to me a year-and-a-half-ago, so I believe I have a weakened immune system. I also *had* (stopped a month ago) a bad, two-month-long habit of sometimes putting lysol on wounds due to an OCD with cleanliness. For this portion, is there any risk at all of HIV/Hep. C or would it be nonexistent? I am so worried, and unable to stop worrying about this first situation.
But not only that, but he proceeded to lean forward and crane his head to try to look up my dress. Then he said something so offensive like "Very nice." (The dress was probably knee-length, when sitting down.) I'm worried because I wasn't wearing any spandex or shorts underneath my dress that day due to not being able to find any, and when I was sitting down, my underwear (non-thong or g-string, just the normal kind) kind of wedged itself in the posterior crevice, thus pulling the protective part of the underwear a little to the side (the part that shields the private part from public eyes), so if his possibly blood-tainted spit reached the unprotected part of my private region *by some miracle*, I could have caught a blood-borne disease that way. (I also want to note that because of previously-mentioned trichomoniasis, I had scratched that exposed area pretty heavily a day or two before - enough to bleed a little - but I know it wasn't bleeding/think that area was healing when I was actually there, at the testing center.) I was wondering if there is any risk at all of disease from this part of the story. It makes me angry because I was dressed so modestly and still treated that way by a greasy scumbag, but it makes me even more angry when I start to worry that I could have contracted something from him. I already have PTSD from the advantage incident a year-and-something before, which I was making progress on, but now, my PTSD has gotten worse because of this selfish and disgusting homeless man.
Only this week (week 5), I've noticed possible symptoms like two burning sensations all over the face + body (99.1 degrees Fahrenheit when putting thermometer to mouth) but when my mom felt my forehead, she said she couldn't feel anything; a feeling of diarrhea (but I'm actually constipated when I try to make a bowel movement); one sore calf (once); a feeling of pins-and-needles in one foot that lasted for five minutes (once); knee pain (once); and a cramping in the muscle of the upper part of my leg (it lasted about an hour, and was only seen for one day).
I think it could just be my severe anxiety though, as I notice that the temperature seems to rise when I feel anxious (highest has been 99.1 degrees fahrenheit) and go down (right now, 98.6 F) when I get proper rest. Could all the other "symptoms" just be anxiety, or some other underlying problem?
Thank you so much for helping me be able to chill out, and I wish you all a very wonderful day!