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Gay patients: Monkey pox causes resurgence of 'trauma of the AIDS years'


TESTIMONIALS - Particularly affected by this disease, they denounce chaotic management by the public authorities.

It all started with buttons.

On arms, legs, genitals.

Symptoms that immediately alert Sébastien, a 32-year-old Ile-de-France resident, already well informed about monkeypox, the first weekend in July.

“I immediately called 15 to find out what I had to do.

As I told them I was gay, they referred me for testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

I ticked all the boxes for monkeypox symptoms but they didn't listen to me,”

he says.

Fever, fatigue, aches, headaches and swollen glands in the groin: the following days, other signs of the disease appear.

After a useless call to a doctor, Sébastien went himself to the “infectious disease” emergency room of a hospital to find out for sure.

Unsurprisingly, the result comes down: monkeypox.

Then begins a long period of isolation of three weeks in the middle of a heat wave, difficult to live on a psychological level...

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Source: lefigaro

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