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Living With HIV / Re: undetectable ≈ non infectious
« Last post by zach on Yesterday at 04:19:45 PM »
zach got distracted by a gram of cocaine again

eight year old out of date information and you jump into a thread that is about prep and tasp... c'mon man, your thinking is exactly the reason i started this thread... to drag some people into a new way of thinking about new information... those things weren't around eight years ago
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Living With HIV / Re: undetectable ≈ non infectious
« Last post by mecch on Yesterday at 04:15:16 PM »
Sure the uptick in infections is worrisome in many cities. 
You are confusing discussions however.
Everyone sees as fact that anal sex in the absence of 1) condoms or 2) one or both people on anti-virals, is high risk.

The point of this thread was to discuss when undetectable means non-infectious.

"Treatment as prevention" has been around for about as long as you HAVE NOT discussed HIV transmission or updated your knowledge. It is based on the research that treating as many HIV+ people as possible, and successfully, is going to bring down transmission, because TREATED PEOPLE ARE LOW RISK TO TRANSMIT.  Fact that has escaped your pool of knowledge.  Secondly, PrEP is also being made available, especially in "high risk" groups and regions, as another way to reduce transmission. Because a person on PrEP is low risk for HIV infection.  This is all pretty much standard.  Notice I didn't even bother to argue NO RISK.  Which is another point of this thread.  But LOW RISK - certainly.

To the point that unprotected anal sex puts one at risk for many OTHER std's beside HIV, is certainly true.  But this seems to cloud the knowledge transfer in this thread.  Which is about undetectable meaning that transmission risk is low or perhaps even zero, if conditions are correct.

Nobody is recommending to HIV+ people, undetectable, or to HIV- people on PrEP, to  go out to party and have unprotected anal sex - because of the other stds.  NOBODY IS SAYING THAT.  That is not the point of this thread. The point is there is unlikely to be HIV transmission if either party is respecting the protocols of their treatment.
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Am I Infected? / Re: waiting for hiv results......risk to baby
« Last post by Andy Velez on Yesterday at 03:59:54 PM »
You continue to worried needlessly. You are HIV negative.

Now I am going to warn you that if you come back with more what ifs about the same incident you are going to get a Time Out from the site. Stop the needless drama and get on with your life. Really.
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Living With HIV / Re: undetectable ≈ non infectious
« Last post by Denvaux on Yesterday at 03:59:07 PM »
8 Years OLD!  Yes, thats the cog in this discussion. whew.
Things have moved on! You came in like gangbusters insisting all anal sex is "high risk" - and seemed to poo-poo and borderline insult anyone with a different message.  Now you got educated a bit. By all means have a new conversation with your "consultant".

Let me give you a contention since you want one of mine so badly; it's short and matter of fact:  HIV infection in the united kingdom today in the gay community is rapidly increasing and has been doing so for well over a decade- particularly among younger sexually active persons in our capital city -London.  The gay community are without any doubt  better educated on this subject than any community in this country, but this fact  has taken a down-turn lately; increased infection today is a fact and it is spiralling out of control once again.  I contend, that this fact is compounded by persons like yourself that fail to speak honestly rather than fancifully about unsafe activities.  You talk about PEP and condoms and undetectable, yet ignore the reality that all of this goes out of the window after several vodkas, a few Es or a gram of cocaine... your arguments are gay political rather than gay reality! No- this is no generalisation about any one community as no doubt Zack will retort; this is the very reality brought about by the use of misguided language that has todays youth not fear HIV as they did 30 years ago!
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Estoy infectado? / Re: Dudas
« Last post by Electro00 on Yesterday at 03:58:37 PM »
Buenas tardes Sr. Andy!

Disculpe, si me hago una prueba Rapid Test u Oraquick es fiable? A pesar de que yo este tomando medicina y antibioticos para la gripe que tengo... Podrian interferir con los resultados que arroge la prueba rapida?

Gracias.
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Am I Infected? / Re: sorry embarrassed
« Last post by Andy Velez on Yesterday at 03:57:06 PM »
No matter what details you add into the mix in relation to getting a blowjob, it is a no risk activity for transmitting HIV. The sex worker's mouth could have been full of another guy's stuff and it still wouldn't have been a risk.

You are worrying needlessly. Let it go and get on with your life.
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Off Topic Forum / Re: song of the day
« Last post by zach on Yesterday at 03:54:20 PM »
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Off Topic Forum / Re: Personals Web sites in France/Europe
« Last post by EUINAU on Yesterday at 03:53:58 PM »
Thanks, we shall see... I guess I just have to look deeper into gayromeo, thanks for the tips...

The fact is i do not advertise myself that I am HIV+ on gayromeo/grindr as I do not believe it defines me... I also tick always safe sex as i don't have sex without a condom...

When it comes to casual sex, its always safe and I always say i am poz undetectable and on those few occassions the guys just said thats ok, we are using condoms...



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Living With HIV / Re: undetectable ≈ non infectious
« Last post by Denvaux on Yesterday at 03:53:23 PM »
Be proud of yourself .
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Living With HIV / Re: undetectable ≈ non infectious
« Last post by zach on Yesterday at 03:45:11 PM »
You apologised to admin for your easter day nonsense but clearly you learned nothing from it!

and you're damn right i didn't... that apology to joe had nothing to do with you

my apology for my behavior to joe was because i engineered your outburst... i baited you in that thread denvaux... i set a trap intentionally to push your buttons... wound you up and watched you go... and you did too, just like i thought you would.

and as much as i've been tempted to do it again, i didn't start this thread because of anything to do with you or your consultant (wtf does that mean anyway, is that a british euphemism?)

this is the second thread where your statements have amounted to gay shaming... hows the view from that horse?

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