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I Just Tested Poz / Re: Newbie
« Last post by Madrettor on Yesterday at 01:11:18 PM »
Just got my VL score: 200.000
Am I Infected? / Re: waiting for hiv results......risk to baby
« Last post by Jeff G on Yesterday at 12:17:21 PM »
You have tested negative and can trust your results . If you have specific medical questions about your test its best that you address them with your doctor or testing team . We have done all we can for you here you do not have HIV .
Off Topic Forum / eating disorders and theology
« Last post by wolfter on Yesterday at 12:14:34 PM »
A buddy pm'd me this link, probably just to confirm that I'm full of demonic evilness.  :)

Am I Infected? / Re: waiting for hiv results......risk to baby
« Last post by confuzed on Yesterday at 12:14:13 PM »

Please help me. I read in several forums that coinfectiob might delay hiv antibody test. And it is very easy to mess up a PCR test, so may be mine gave a false negative.

I am humbly requesting you all to help me in this situation. I need your help.Please. Why are hcv antibodies not produced even after 4 months. Is it because of coinfection?

Am I Infected? / Re: oral risk + biological mechanism of transmission
« Last post by Joe K on Yesterday at 12:09:14 PM »
You are welcome.

Living With HIV / Re: What was your first CD4/Viral Load count?
« Last post by weasel on Yesterday at 12:06:58 PM »
I'm sorry I did not mean to imply for people not to take meds. This was my choice alone to make..I did go thurs and get signed up for medical and have Id dr apt on june 12 but as y'all know my cd4 count was 1200 in Jan and I was Ud what it is now I don't know.. This is one reason I don't come here much any more I don't want to bring people down. I hate hiv I hate dealing with it. and the only reason I made the apt is for my kids.. Did I think this is where I would be at this stage of my life hell no. nothing matters to me anymore. I will stay as a lurker from here on out so I don't discourage other people.. That's not what I want to do.. will I ever come to grips with this dx hell if I know. I  ask about a support group around here where I was certain they had one as this is a bigger area then where I came from found out no there is none. sad truth . They have one in Memphis but I was hoping not to have to drive 45 miles to get to one. Oh well y'all take care and don't do what I do take your meds live a long life!

    You are still a newbe !    I pray you come to terms with this .
 Please lurk , I often lurk  ;)   
   As you know My trip to Cape support group is over 130 miles round trip .
     My new found group is 90 + miles round trip .  I love my new group , As one person in the group told me
 a new person can change the whole meeting , new topics  . People are more willing to speak up if they know
 you need help !
   Please do take the time to find a group and go .   
   After so many years ; I do NOT forget the awful years you may or may not relate to . My life is OK , it is better than OK .  I am happy , not as spry but happy !
 I truely go for weeks with out thinking about AIDS , It is a waste of my time .
I know it's there , I take my pills morning and night . I plan to be 93 one day  ;)
 It's a wild ride at times , doctors & numbers can be very nerve wracking . One day I will tell my doctor
 to stop telling me all these numbers ,that rarely bring joy  :(
   Trying to deny that you have HIV or need MEDS is not the path I or anyone that has met you wishes to hear .
 I do agree in READING  as much as you can about HIV .
 The forums have many blogs , read them .

                                                                    I can't wait to see you @AMG Memphis !

                                                                            July is almost hear !   HUGS , Carl
Off Topic Forum / Re: thread titles
« Last post by bubba53 on Yesterday at 12:00:33 PM »
Hey Carl ,
We're the same age , I don't plan on growing up either.
Going to Rock Harbor for fried clams today.
The Cape is gearing up for the first big weekend .
Am I Infected? / Re: waiting for hiv results......risk to baby
« Last post by Jeff G on Yesterday at 11:59:24 AM »
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.
Am I Infected? / Re: waiting for hiv results......risk to baby
« Last post by confuzed on Yesterday at 11:57:00 AM »
Hi all,

I didn't mention one thing about my first exposure, that I had exposure with blood as she was still menstruating. It was a brief exposure but an exposure.

Anyway, today after four months I have antibody test for hep c which came back negative. But rna pcr for that came positive. Now I'm really really worried that my 3 months hiv test came back false negative because of confection.
It was roche combi 4 pt.

Please help me as im losing it.
Living With HIV / Re: New to Forum
« Last post by weasel on Yesterday at 11:37:50 AM »

  Welcome  Michael John ,

                                    Nice to meet you . 

    This the best place to go when you need help , or as many do lurk  ;)

    When I am down I come and  read , always makes me feel like family .

                                                     Be well ,

   P.s.  I come when I am happy too  :)
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