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« Last post by Andy Velez on Today at 01:44:28 PM »
Su resultado negative no es una sorpresa para mi pero por supuesto es muy bueno. Estas el VIH negativo. Ahora puede continuar su vida sin dudas. A mi me alegre por Vd.
Tiene que preguntar alli sobre que prueba estas usando.
« Last post by Mac2016 on Today at 01:30:27 PM »
Anyone ever have to go through a cystoscopy? I have to have one to remove the wire in my bladder and kidney. They go thru the penis, grab it with a claw, and pull it out. A few weeks ago they tried putting in a catheter, and the pain was horrible. The tube kept coming out bloody. I finally had to beg the doc to stop.
I was told this "might" be easier as there was a camera attached, and they could see where the tube was going. Yes, I will be awake.....no, I'm not crazy about the idea.
Entiendo señor andy, entonces creo que me realizaré otra prueba y entonces mi prueba de Elisa que me entraron en una hora y media es una Elisa o una prueba rápida? Me sacaron sangre de las venas .
« Last post by robo49 on Today at 12:53:38 PM »
lenten season means fish on fridays
head hurts but son wants to do a brewery event tonight, seasonal beers paired with girl scout cookies
Thanks for your response! I tried Wellbutrin in 2012. It was like being on speed for me. The Celexa slowed me down and made stress tolerable. I became argumentative on Wellbutrin.
I have a problem with thinking I know more than my docs. When I was diagnosed with HIV in 2010, I thought I didn't need meds....I just thought I could wish it away. How naive. I guess I still have a lot to learn. I'm still doing the same thing to an extent.....only with my mental health. Although, I would never stop my HIV meds. I'm super compliant.
This past summer, the KS really threw me. There were lesions everywhere....including my face. I freaked. I became reclusive. I even went as far to find out where to get a beekeeper's mask so people wouldn't know what I had. HIV became real. It wasn't just an invisible illness. This is what I had to deal with. I was petrified. I thought every pain and every cough would mean my demise. I lost my armor. The Lexapro gave me what I lost. I was told my HIV meds would take care of the lesions....which for the most part it has. They're fading. I've realized how precious life is to me, and I now need to cherish my health. Yes, it was a wake up call. I stopped smoking and decided to take care of myself. Maybe I found the silver lining to HIV...if there is such a thing. I will do whatever it takes to preserve my gift of life. (please excuse the corniness).
Thanks for listening,
Ptrk3: I always learn something new on these forums. You are that contributor today.
Zack: The good times always roll in my case not just fat Tuesday! LOL
« Last post by jensen20 on Today at 11:11:20 AM »
Hola Andy quiero contarte que fui a hacerme el elisa rapido de hiv y mi resultado fue negativo a 86 dias y queria agradecerte por todo el apoyo brindado en este tiempo que para mi fue muy duro todo esto ahora solo quiero voltear la pagina y seguir adelante de verdad gracias.
The risk factors for sexually transmitted HIV comes from unprotected anal and vaginal sex. Kissing is not a risk and no one has been infected that way. Your saliva contains dozens of proteins and enzymes that damage HIV and render it unable to infect. Saliva is not an infectious fluid. You do not need to test over this specific incident you are certainly do not need PEP.
Here's what you need to know in order to avoid hiv infection:
You need to be using condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, every time, no exceptions until such time as you are in a securely monogamous relationship where you have both tested for ALL sexually transmitted infections together.
To agree to have unprotected intercourse is to consent to the possibility of being infected with an STI.Sex without a condom lasts only a matter of minutes, but hiv is forever.
Have a look through the condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use condoms with confidence.
Although you did not have a risk and do not need to test for this specific incident , anyone who is sexually active should be having a full sexual health care check-up, including but not limited to hiv testing, at least once a year and more often if unprotected intercourse occurs.
If you aren't already having regular, routine check-ups, now is the time to start. As long as you make sure condoms are being used for intercourse, you can fully expect your routine hiv tests to return with negative results.
Don't forget to always get checked for all the other sexually transmitted infections as well, because they are MUCH easier to transmit than hiv. Some of the other STIs can be present with no obvious symptoms, so the only way to know for sure is to test.
Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple!
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