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Am I Infected? / Re: Please HELP. Im Really exhaust :(
« Last post by fearff29 on Yesterday at 10:22:34 AM »
Yes! im Reading almost all of them now.... Seems to Be that my chance to be infected are close to Zero. yes. It only was kissing but since I have a little cut on my mouth corner, I'm Worried.
Am I Infected? / Re: Please HELP. Im Really exhaust :(
« Last post by Wade on Yesterday at 10:14:51 AM »
Kissing posses absolutely no risk for HIV transmission, your mouth contains
dozens of proteins and enzymes that actually damage the virus and render it unable to infect.  There is a lot of useful and educational information on this website, you might want to look around and before you leave.
If this was your only worry it is safe to move on


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 STIs and HIV.
Everyone who is sexually active should have an annual exam and test for all STIs 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? / Please HELP. Im Really exhaust :(
« Last post by fearff29 on Yesterday at 09:50:24 AM »
Hello Everyone, Please someone answer to me even if you think this is a dumb question. I'll appreciate it.

This is my story, Back in November 2015, I kissed a girl on business trip, I have a little scratch on my mouth, i don't know if she have any bleeding gum, but I DID NOT taste any blood, Now Im really worry because I didn't know her status,  the anxiety is killing me, I can even look get concentrated on my Work, I know you guys don't discuss symptoms, but any way i haven't felt any, no fever, no nothing. Im really alert of them. Should I be worry about the outcome of the test.?
Living With HIV / Re: Cancer...
« Last post by Tonny2 on Yesterday at 08:47:07 AM »

          ojo.       8) 8) 8) 8) 8).        ojo
Off Topic Forum / Re: Regional and international slang for Daniel
« Last post by DANIELtakashi on Yesterday at 07:50:48 AM »

Yeah,  but we are used to that.    I always make a dash holding a big cup of STARBUCKS coffee when the green light is blinking.  Just army of people all day long.
Off Topic Forum / Re: Regional and international slang for Daniel
« Last post by zach on Yesterday at 07:44:59 AM »
Those who have been to Tokyo must have been to Shibuya.

where crossing the street might be the bravest thing you've ever done
Off Topic Forum / Re: Regional and international slang for Daniel
« Last post by DANIELtakashi on Yesterday at 07:24:08 AM »
   Thank you very much for your PM .
I will get in touch with you that way.

    Now we are back to normal but another typhoon is approaching.

Did anyone see the special attraction that connected Tokyo to Rio  at the closing ceremony of the Olympics ?   Mario started from the famous district called Shibuya and got to the other side of the earth.   Those who have been to Tokyo must have been to Shibuya. 
Living With HIV / Re: Cancer...
« Last post by paintedroom on Yesterday at 03:52:29 AM »
Likewise,love your attitude.Will follow you now skifanatic.Will be thinking about you.

Big love from Ireland.
Am I Infected? / Re: A question about my risk and efficacy of PEP regime
« Last post by Ptrk3 on Yesterday at 12:33:52 AM »
You have tested HIV-negative 12 weeks past exposure.  You are HIV negative.  Move on with your life.
Am I Infected? / Re: A question about my risk and efficacy of PEP regime
« Last post by brando on August 23, 2016, 11:28:36 PM »
I request mods to move this thread to the appropriate section
I am unable to sign up for paid subscription at this point because of sign in issues with my Paypal account so please forgive me for posting here.

My western blot report just came in and its negative
The 4th gen combo was negative too
I was advised to go for these tests after a weak positive result on the Quantitative PCR RNA by Cobas
i.e. < 20 copies

All tests were done 3 months post exposure and 2 months after PEP

I simply don't have the courage to go for another PCR RNA at this point

Please advise
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