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« Last post by emeraldize on Yesterday at 12:23:43 PM »
This is great news. Congrats. Can you bill everyone for your hours spent advocating and stressing? Oh right , that would start the cycle all over again. You got TWO big breaks this quarter, Betty !
« Last post by Andy Velez on Yesterday at 12:15:37 PM »
Your symptoms are not in anyway HIV-specific. No surprise since you never had a risk to start with, no matter what your fears are saying to the contrary.
If and when conversion symptoms occur they only last about 2 weeks. You are way past that period. See another doctor if your present one can't make a satisfactory diagnosis about what's going on with you symptomatically. Whatever it is, it has nothing to do with HIV. Really.
Charlie, es una norma aqui por los miembres a escribir solamente en el mismo hilo. Sus inscripciones estan juntos aqui. Por favor escribe solamente aqui.
Otra vez estas preocupando innecesario. El VIH es un virus muy fragil. Sexualment solamente puede transmitirlo durante la copula cuando su pene estas dentre la vagina o el ano. Lo que estas describiendo con los fluidos, masturbando, etc. no es un riesgo. Punto.
Adelante con su vida.
Only one birthday to announce today but this one deserves a big celebration.
Happy Birthday Andy Velez!
Thank you Andy for all of your tireless and selfless efforts both here and elsewhere over the years. You are quite a guy!! Hope you have the best birthday ever!
Hola Andy nuevamente por el foro,
Tengo una gran duda, el día de ayer tuve sexo con una sexoservidora este fue completamente con preservativo tanto el sexo oral como el vaginal, mi duda es que al momento de quitarme el condón sentí que los fluidos tocaron la cabeza de mi pene, asimismo, con la mano que me quite el condón luego me masturbe.
Tengo miedo de que los fluidos hayan reposado en mi glande, no soy circuncidado.
Ayudame por favor Andy no quiero que regrese esta pesadilla, debo probar por HIV?
Un saludo desde Peru.
« Last post by RapidRod on Yesterday at 10:48:24 AM »
You won't be getting a positive on any HIV test you take, you never had an exposure.
« Last post by Matts on Yesterday at 10:45:39 AM »
I also will switch soon. I recommend the European VIIV Leaflet; it contains more Information than the original one.
Oral use: Tivicay can be taken with or without food (see section 5.2). In the presence of integrase class resistance, Tivicay should preferably be taken with food to enhance exposure (particularly in patients with Q148 mutations) (see section 5.2). ..
Absorption Dolutegravir is rapidly absorbed following oral administration, with median Tmax at 2 to 3 hours post dose for tablet formulation.
Food increased the extent and slowed the rate of absorption of dolutegravir. Bioavailability of dolutegravir depends on meal content: low, moderate, and high fat meals increased dolutegravir AUC(0-) by 33%, 41%, and 66%, increased Cmax by 46%, 52%, and 67%, prolonged Tmax to 3, 4, and 5 hours from 2 hours under fasted conditions, respectively. These increases may be clinically relevant in the presence of certain integrase class resistance. Therefore, Tivicay is recommended to be taken with food by patients infected with HIV with integrase class resistance (see section 4.2).
medicines called antacids, to treat indigestion and heartburn: Do not take an antacid during the 6 hours before you take Tivicay, or for at least 2 hours after you take it. (See also Section 3).
Calcium supplements, iron supplements and multivitamins: Do not take a calcium supplement, iron supplement or multivitamin during the 6 hours before you take Tivicay, or for at least 2 hours after you take it (see also Section 3).
Calcium supplements, iron supplements or multivitamins: Calcium supplements, iron supplements or multivitamins can stop Tivicay being absorbed into your body and make it less effective. Do not take a calcium or iron supplement during the 6 hours before you take Tivicay, or for at least 2 hours after you take it. Talk to your doctor for further advice on taking calcium supplements, iron supplements or multivitamins with Tivicay. (they reduce Tivicay up to 74%)
-You can find the "Undesirable effects" section under 4.8
« Last post by jawill55 on Yesterday at 10:31:24 AM »
Ok. Obviously I'm concerned because of the gland swellings and the concern down by my Dr.
I will be testing at 12 weeks....which will be on Tuesday 18th. As far as your aware, do theduo tests detect all types/strains?
I was thinking of doing a pct test.... But I've been put off by ask the talk if false positives, and that they are not a good diagnostic tool anyway as the duo performs just as well after the 28 days, would you agree with that?
Thank you for the quick reply i am trying to stay hopeful, im just sinking under a raft of "symptoms" all seem to be appearing out of no where for no reason.
Losing hair pretty quickly too!! It would seem. I forgot to mention also that i didnt supply the condom so can not validate its efficiency at all. Pretty dumb huh!!
Ill keep my 3rd post for the result of the test next week but i am rather scared to say the least. Again thanks for your reply! Just to clarify a standard antibody test ok at 12 weeks?
Alex, technically you did have a risk with the condom breaking, but it was a very low level one and unlikely to result in transmission. In fact I've never known of a case of transmission happening in that manner. The condon protected you until it broke. It was a single incident and HIV is much harder to transmit from female to male than the other way around. All of which argue against infection having taken place. As do your several negative HIV tests.
Just to be absolutely sure of your negative status it's a good idea to test at 3 months. I expect you to test negative.
Naturally your various symptoms are scaring you. But none of them are HIV specific in anyway. You need to be discussing them with your doctor to find the real cause(s).
I expect you to come out of this ok as far as HIV is concerned.
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