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Estoy infectado? / Re: Riesgo por vasos o botellas. (desesperado)
« Last post by realmadrid12 on Yesterday at 12:00:15 AM »

Entre septiembre o octubre, que dia no recuerdo.

Pero se que fue un dia entre esos 2 meses xq desde noviembre comenzo mi obsesion con el vih.
Off Topic Forum / Re: Supreme Court Rules Against Kentucky Clerk in Gay Marriage Case
« Last post by tednlou2 on September 01, 2015, 11:50:52 PM »
I wouldn't share the photos comparing her to Hitler or Bin Laden.  Don't like those.  But, I think this one is too funny.

Off Topic Forum / Re: Supreme Court Rules Against Kentucky Clerk in Gay Marriage Case
« Last post by tednlou2 on September 01, 2015, 11:44:57 PM »
Here's the video of what happened inside the clerks office today.  I really do wonder what would have already happened to her, if she denied someone a license for divorce or sex before marriage.  Someone pointed out what if a Quaker would not process a gun permit due their belief in pacifism.  Can you imagine?  I think she would already be in jail.  But, people like her always pick and choose their "sins." 

We will see what happens Thursday.  The couples don't want jail time, but fines-- in hopes the fines will be so much, that she will have to give in.  But, she will have plenty sending her money for those fines.  GoFundMe has changed their rules and do not allow campaigns for discrimination.  However, I read people are getting around that, but the site is trying to keep up and shut those down.  But, she will get checks in the mail, if she can't get it that way.

The other clerk, also with the same last name but no relation, is on a bike ride across the state to fight for their "right" to not process the licenses.  She believes the office is HER personally owned business.  She said that today. 

Living With HIV / Challenges of sex with a magnetic couple
« Last post by OTownPro3179 on September 01, 2015, 11:42:17 PM »
Hi all,
I'm brand new to this forum so I'll do a quick intro. Was diagnosed two years ago after being in a magnetic relationship; my ex (who was UD) somehow transmitted it to me even through safe sex. Been on ART since then and as far as all the labs show I'm in excellent shape and my immune system is chugging along fine.
So I've been dating this guy (negative obviously) for several months and we have awesome chemistry. He's been with other guys who've been diagnosed and educated himself, so telling him about my status was uneventful. The challenge (for me) is having sex; I'm the top in the relationship. To my (pleasant) surprise he initiated having sex without condoms and we've done it that way since. I learned later on that he's allergic to latex, but I think he made that call because he wanted us to be closer to each other when he have sex. However that's had one troubling side effect- Ive never had to pull out and most of the time I just can't get off. I've always either worn a condom (so I could cum in the condom) or been with my ex (came inside him). Is this something I should discuss with him? I feel a little selfish doing so but it is bothering me.
Estoy infectado? / Re: Riesgo por vasos o botellas. (desesperado)
« Last post by realmadrid12 on September 01, 2015, 11:29:00 PM »
Andy, es mi ultima consulta. No tiene nada que ver con el caso del vaso.

Entre septiembre y octubre 2013 tuve una relacion de riesgo con un chico (relaciones sin condon).

Tengo 3 pruebas desde ese dia: HIV 1/2 NEGATIVO

- 30 diciembre 2014. (Inmunocromatografia)
- 29 mayo 2015. (Inmunoensayo enzimatico de microparticulas MEIA; Quimioluminiscencia Aumentada CLEIA; Inmunoensayo Quimioluminiscente CLIA.)
- 27 Julio 2015 (Inmunocromatografia). Esta ultima por el tema del vaso; si el vaso no es riesgo, entonces cuenta como prueba para esa relacion de riesgo que menciono.

¿Pasado los tiempos que menciono, puedo yo descartar el VIH 100%?
¿No necesito mas pruebas?
¿El vih no es mi problema?

No he tenido ningun otro riesgo desde el que te menciono.

I Just Tested Poz / Re: 3 1/2 month tested positive
« Last post by gamerboy on September 01, 2015, 11:16:01 PM »
So I don't believe anyone answered your question about working as a RN, check with your state board of nursing website see, but to my knowledge I don't know of any states that would restrict you from actually working.  You will be restricted from "risky" procedures though where transmission would be more likely such as a surgical theatre nurse or trauma in ER.  Just using universal precautions (which everyone should use anyway) to protect not only yourself but also your patient.  Hope this helps.
EDIT : After some searching I found this really neat pdf which may answer most of your Q's. http://www.nursesinaidscare.org/files/public/Nursing_Student_FAQ_2010.doc
Am I Infected? / Re: I feel that I am infected, I am in the pain now
« Last post by Joe K on September 01, 2015, 10:54:41 PM »
You can relax as you never had a risk.  Protected oral is not a risk, nor is protected intercourse and an intact condom means no risk.  You have not had a risk and you do not need to test over this incident.  The fact that you did not have a risk is confirmed by your multiple negative results.  You have not had any risk and you did not need to test over this incident.

You should continue to work with your doctor to address whatever symptoms you may be experiencing, as they have nothing to do with HIV.

Am I Infected? / Re: Did I protect myself?
« Last post by Joe K on September 01, 2015, 10:49:49 PM »
Kissing and oral sex are not risks for infection.  Protected intercourse is not a risk for infection and an intact condom means no risk.  You have not had a risk and you do not need to test over this incident.

Am I Infected? / I feel that I am infected, I am in the pain now
« Last post by Sorrowheart on September 01, 2015, 10:38:26 PM »
Hi thanks for accepting me, I am very worry and heart broken, this is how it goes,
In 3/8/15 I have sex with a high risk prostitute with condom on for both oral and vaginal intercourse.

2 days later i having UTI, I saw my doctor and he prescrip me antibiotic for 1 week. It does help.

In 9/8/15 I realise a bit of tingling effect on my hand and leg, I feel unwell , ful and chill, body ache, lymnote on armpit, not swelling is painful when I touch, I got cut ulcer on my gum, itch in face  and abdominal pain and gastric pain where I cannot really discripe and joint pain. The pain  comes and go.

11/8/15 I go see doctor he take it as anxiety, and precribe me some muscle relaxing pill. I took a 3rd gen rapid test I got negative.

From 11/8 to 21/8 I feel the same and the pain goes around my armpit  (both) and groin,  chest pain, abit on the neck,  all the symptom is still there with intermittent head ache,
I took a ab/ag , in 26th test comes back negative. Doctor prescrip me some antibiotic as he found out I got pus cell. And also Doctor said the pain comes from my nerve.

From 21 till 28th I feel slightly better but I having abdominal pain and gastroenteritis feeling vomit , my liver pain, comes and  goes.  In 28th I took another 3rd gen test it come negative.

Today 2/9/I5 I found my have got rashes.it looks like it won't dissappear, I feelingI have ars hiv infection,  I will going do a 4th gen test later. I m very worry. I broke my realize I broke my girlfriend heart. She don't not know about this, and I am going to marry soon, almost every day I am crying in my room, I hurt my parents heart, I cannot take it,  I am very regret, I am suffering and paranoid. I hurt my loves 1, if there is anything happen to me. I think of suicide, I really love them. And I already prepared my proposal video, every time I saw my gf I wanna cry, I will not infect her with my disease, I am extremely hurt. Why not let me die instandly? I not afraid of dying, I hate myself causing hurt to them. I broke their heart. My family knows and my gf don't know I am suffering. We are a lovely couple and I didn't expect this. U hope she will be alright when I m not there for her, I am very  stupid.

Am I Infected? / Did I protect myself?
« Last post by Fico8919 on September 01, 2015, 09:49:15 PM »
Hello all,
I just had sex with an HIV Positive male, who was undetectable on Stribild. (Although, I don’t have medical records to prove this.)
-Unprotected Oral receiving and giving
-Two rounds of protected bottoming with latex condoms and water based lube
-Two rounds of protected topping with latex condom and water based lube
Ejaculation was done inside of condoms.

Did I expose myself to HIV in anyway? Should I be concerned? Going into it, Ironically, I figured that it was safer to do this with someone who at least knows their status and is taking medication to keep them in good health versus someone who assumes their status. But, I may not have been thinking clearly.
Thank you, I appreciate you taking the time to read and respond.
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