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Questions About Treatment & Side Effects / Re: Cystoscopy
« Last post by Mac2016 on Today at 01:38:33 PM »
Hi Jeff!

Sure I will. My surgery last month went fine after stressing about it for 2 months. I can be soooo dramatic.


Robbie :)
Questions About Treatment & Side Effects / Re: Cystoscopy
« Last post by Jeff G on Today at 01:32:34 PM »
Please post an update after you have it done .  :o
Questions About Treatment & Side Effects / Re: Cystoscopy
« Last post by Mac2016 on Today at 01:26:33 PM »

LOL!! Yeah, it would be incentive!!

Make the fairy look like Ryan Reynolds....HA!!
Questions About Treatment & Side Effects / Re: Cystoscopy
« Last post by Wade on Today at 12:08:18 PM »
Hey Robbie,
Jeff told me he put his under his pillow and the stint fairy gave him a quarter...
Don't worry or think about it till you have to.
Best , Wade
Estoy infectado? / Re: Dudas
« Last post by Andy Velez on Today at 11:25:57 AM »
Estas preocupando innecesario. Sexualmente solamente la copula anal (y vaginal) sin usando los condones son riesgos confirmados por el VIH.

Nada en sus actividades es un riesgo por el VIH. Recibiendo el sexo oral absolutamente  cualquier los detalles  no es un riesgo. Y sobre darlando sexo oral su saliva tiene mas que doce elementos y proteinas cuales son muy efectivo contra la transmicion del VIH fiable.

No tiene que probar.  Usa sin excepcion los condones por la copula.  Tambien si estas pensando de usando PrEP, es algo a discutir con su doctor.  Es muy efectivo protecion tambien.
Estoy infectado? / Re: Consulta Sexo Anal Insertivo
« Last post by Andy Velez on Today at 11:15:19 AM »
Es verdad que un condon rompiendo es un riesgo.  Pero es un riesgo bajo y mas bajo por el insertivo.  Antes que el condon rompiendo tenia la protecion del condon.  Y estamos hablando de una vez.

Yo creo que en considerando todos los detalles haciendo PEP es innecesario pero es para Vd. a decidir.  Sin haciendo PEP puedo probar primero a 6 semanas.  Y si sera negativo otra vez a 3 meses por un resultado conclusivamente negativo.  Con un negativo a 6 semanas es muy, muy probable sera negativo otra vez a 3 meses.

Si decide a usar PEP, las pruebas seran a 6 semanas y tres meses despues de terminando PEP para 28 dias.

Con o sin PEP estoy esperando buenas noticias por Vd.

Questions About Treatment & Side Effects / Re: Cystoscopy
« Last post by Mac2016 on Today at 10:04:58 AM »
Hi Wade,

Thanks!! When they tried to insert the catheter last month, I was swollen from the surgery and in pain....they had a difficult time. It just creeps me out that they have to go where they're going. But, the stent has to come out. (maybe it will magically come out on its own...I hope) ha ha.

I appreciate your response. You're all wonderful!


Robbie :)
Questions About Treatment & Side Effects / Re: Cystoscopy
« Last post by Wade on Today at 09:33:58 AM »
Hey Robbie, Jeff is right . What is painful to someone else will not necessarily
be for you. I have not had this procedure , but have had catheters inserted
twice before surgeries and did not find them painful.  Look the other way and think about something else and it will be done before you know it.

Best , Wade
Am I Infected? / Re: Shall i test for HIV? Please help me
« Last post by Wade on Today at 09:10:21 AM »
Hi , NOTHING you have mentioned was risk for HIV. You could not have been any safer , I assure you.  Understand we do not discuss symptoms as they have nothing to do with HIV, please see your doctor for them.

Here is what you know to avoid infection,
You need to be using condoms for all anal and vaginal intercourse until you are in a trusting monogamous relationship and both have been tested for all STDs and HIV.
Everyone who is sexually active should have an annual exam and test for all STDs and HIV ,and always after unprotected intercourse. Always using condoms will give you peace of mind your tests will return with a negative result.

Am I Infected? / Shall i test for HIV? Please help me
« Last post by Notbad on Today at 08:44:51 AM »
44 days ago ,i traveled to Asia  and had vaginal sex with a sex worker. she didn't allow me to kiss her or to do anything without using a condom. I had vaginal sex with her with condom that she offered .the duration of sex was only 7 to 10 seconds (She put some kind of lubricants) Yes only seconds. I felt i will cum so i pulled it out. I saw my penis cumming inside the condom. Nothing went out wrong except she was surprised that i finished very quickly. She take the condom and throw it in the basket. When i start reading about HIV my life turned to hell. I cant sleep or even live. Its my first time to sleep with stranger girl. Latter I message  her and she answered that she is OK and she have no aids but i simply dont trust her. Please tell me do i have a chance of getting HIV. 20 days ago i felt itching my skin for 5 days that i needed to shower everyday.Sorry for the long story. you may tell me that this was protected sex but what about the aids.com that says it is safer sex nit safe sex and it might happened i am very nervous from that day have a lot of guilt feelings and cant sleep well no symptoms appeared but i am still want to now from you cause I completely trust your advice. Was that a risk? And i also read about some holes in condoms that is bigger that the virus and may allow it to pass through. Please help as much as you can
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