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Pre-HAART Long-Term Survivors / Re: An on-going thread
« Last post by Theyer on Yesterday at 09:34:41 AM »
MERRY CHRISTMAS! Santa brought me recurring boughts of liquid diarrhea this year. I must be the only person who can take opioids and still have diarrhea issues.

I'll probably get diaper rash next.
If memory serves me right you are on tiny wee dose that your bowels will laugh at ,
As to forth coming nappy rash I do hope not be generous with the moisturiser. Hope the rest off the stay is tickerty boo .
Pre-HAART Long-Term Survivors / Re: An on-going thread
« Last post by Theyer on Yesterday at 09:28:58 AM »
Darlings hope you all survived the physco drama we call Christmas , I have and at times have been energetic enough to join friends for a good walk , currently in training for a further walk tomorrow. But any holiday that emphasises loved ones is set up to be shall we say  mixed. With our histories is it not my Luvly ones .

Anyway on we go the load somewhat lighten by recourse to this thread all me love
Am I Infected? / Re: Am I infected HIV ?
« Last post by Andy Velez on Yesterday at 09:03:59 AM »
You don't have to worry about whether the condon broke or not, because it would have been very visible to the eye if it had broken.It's not about getting little holes. No, when a condom fails the whole thing goes and it ends up looking like a hoop with strands on your penis.

I don't see any risk for HIV in what you have reported of your activities.

As far as other STDs are concerned, they are much easier to acquire than HIV. So we advise anyone who is sexually active to at least once a year, and every 6 months is even better, to have a full panel of STDs done to make sure you haven't picked anything up. If you have any symptoms that are troubling you, that's something to discuss with your doctor.

Our focus here is strictly on HIV and that is not a problem for you at this point.
Estoy infectado? / UNA BREVE DUDA
« Last post by Desorientado on Yesterday at 09:02:53 AM »
Dr. Andy, espero que haya tenido una buena festividad, el motivo de mi post es porque tengo dudas con respecto a las cargas virales indetectables.... una persona que hace años tiene una carga viral indetectable disminuye el riesgo de infectar el virus a una persona negativa? y en segundo lugar... una persona que esta con carga viral indetectable puede aun asi tener sintomas como sudoraciones nocturnas y aftas bucales?

Espero que pueda responder a mis consultas, le agradezco de antemano y Feliz Año Nuevo
Estoy infectado? / Re: Rastrillo de afeitar
« Last post by Andy Velez on Yesterday at 07:51:10 AM »
Hombre, otra vez tengo que decir estas preocupando innecesario. No tenia un riesgo. La proteccion del condon contra la transmicion es muy efectivo.

Puede probar si desea hacerlo solamente por su paz mental, pero es innecesario. 
I Just Tested Poz / Re: Newly diagnosed and no sense of urgency from dr.
« Last post by zach on Yesterday at 07:05:01 AM »
aww irish, best christmas ever seeing you again ((((irish))))

you fat ass!

totally agree with pittman, <20 IS UD... your doctor seriously wants to switch your meds over that?!? i'd think long and hard about that man, doesn't sound right to me. in the absence of side effects or some very valid reason... what would the point to switching up be?

Living With HIV / Re: PCP
« Last post by DANIELtakashi on Yesterday at 04:44:09 AM »
Thanks for the info about PCP .
Living With HIV / Re: PCP
« Last post by DANIELtakashi on Yesterday at 04:14:23 AM »
Special.thanks to Ted and GRASSHOPPER, too.
Living With HIV / Re: PCP
« Last post by DANIELtakashi on Yesterday at 04:11:13 AM »
Greetings to you all from TOKYO. 
I am delighted to have gotten messages from the USA, Switzerland, and France.  Thank you very much.  This past year has been a very difficult one since I got PCP and was found POZ.  Everyday I  have thought about my death.  The messages from the LTSs mean a lot to me.    Today this came to my mind - maybe I will not be able to overcome my fear easily.  One thing I can do now is to give my life a two-year increment (conservatively) and extend it if possible at the next stage.   I got a hint from Mark S. King.   You may laugh saying this idea is silly as you say that the medication now is excellent.   This way of looking at my life may help me at least until I get to feel more confident. 

Jeff G. - thank you for your patience.
Leatherman - I appreciate your encouraging words.
Zach - arigato .
Almosttoolate - thank you for your kind words.
Tonny - gracious.
Mecch -  danke.
Eric - ありがとう、merci.
Am I Infected? / Am I infected HIV ?
« Last post by laf0501 on Yesterday at 04:03:17 AM »
First of all, sorry for my poor English. I am not a English speaker but I try my best to express my questions clearly. I have few questions:

1>   Is the condom reduce the effectiveness on the prevention HIV if I used it for both oral and anal sex at the same time. I mean that After the sex worker gave me a blowjob IN 20 MINUTES, I had anneal sex with her by using this condom (I didn't use the other condom). Is there any chance for me to be infected HIV (anal sex) if the Latex on the condom had Been disappear because of her blowjob.

2>   After I had anal sex, I  didn't check whether or not the condom had been broken. If It had a hole, virus can pass through and infect. I am very PANIC about the chance I caught HIV in this case.

3>   As far as I remember, The worker told me that it is likely that  I worn BACKWARD/Opposite,… CONDOM, but I didn't care and continued anal sex. Wearing backward condom put my heath at risk in term of HIV infection ?

4>   About Stds, if the condom wrap A HALF of my penis, can I be infected by studs such as HPV, HSV 1-2, goherra, syphills,…

Thanks for your help
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