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Author Topic: need your evaluation about acute hiv infection  (Read 2520 times)

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Offline momale80

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need your evaluation about acute hiv infection
« on: May 19, 2007, 10:31:36 AM »
hello,

i am 28 years and i live in germany. i took a lot of time to read here in this forum. especially in the forum about the seroconversation.

my situation:

- at the 30th of april i had sex with a prositute
- what i know it was with kondom, but i was really drunk and i do not know all. what i know too, is that the condom was sliding a little bit and i took it with my hand up.
- then i woke up beside her and the condom was still on my penis.
- 6 days later my i became sore throat and they are still there. know it is 12 days and only a little recovery. it hurts only when i am swalloing.
- i hav not have in my whole life so long sore throats. i am wondering that the pain is not very hard. i was not by the doctor yet because of tihs.
- i red that sore throats can be an symphtom for an acute hiv infection, but the most people on this forum had more than only one sympthom and if they had than very hard otherwise i felt normal beside my left arm hurts a little bit for two days last week.
- i went to the labor for an pcr testing. i will get the result on wednesday. nobody knows from my thinking and i am very down the whole time and only can think that the test will be positive.

can somebody please write me his evaluation.


much thanks.
« Last Edit: May 19, 2007, 10:40:41 AM by momale80 »

Offline RapidRod

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Re: need your evaluation about acute hiv infection
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2007, 10:45:35 AM »
NO RISK. You can not get infected with having protected sex.

Offline momale80

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Re: need your evaluation about acute hiv infection
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2007, 10:49:09 AM »
thank you for the answer.

and what do you thonk about that i took the condom up when this was sliding a little bit down?

Offline RapidRod

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Re: need your evaluation about acute hiv infection
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2007, 10:55:59 AM »
No risk, that's what you are suppose to do. You may try using a smaller condom the next time.

Offline momale80

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Re: need your evaluation about acute hiv infection
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2007, 10:59:33 AM »
what is about the acute syndroms. if they are here, are they normally a few syndroms and very hard?

Offline RapidRod

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Re: need your evaluation about acute hiv infection
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2007, 11:55:11 AM »
Whatever your symptoms are, are unrelated to HIV. You did not have a risk.

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: need your evaluation about acute hiv infection
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2007, 12:42:06 PM »
You had protected intercourse. Condoms provide very effective protection against HIV transmission. You have no sound basis to be concerned about HIV in relation to this recent incident.

Often we find that guys get unnecessarily anxious even when a condom has been used because of thoughts and feelings they have about having been with a sex worker. Condoms don't care who you have intercourse with. They provide equally effective protection no matter who your partner is. If you had been with a civilian I'm betting you wouldn't be worrying like this.

If you have symptoms that are bothering you that's something to discuss with your doctor. They have nothing to do with HIV.

The single biggest red flag to me in this situation is that you were drunk when you had sex. Mixing excessive drinking with casual sex is dangerous and something you should avoid in the future. It clouds your ability to take proper care of yourself.

But the bottom line is this is NOT an HIV situation. There's no need for testing nor for further concern.

Cheers,
Andy Velez

Offline momale80

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Re: need your evaluation about acute hiv infection
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2007, 04:54:12 PM »
thank you andy,

but still one question then i won't ask anymore. is it right that at the acute infection are normally more sympthoms than one and you feel very bad?

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: need your evaluation about acute hiv infection
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2007, 05:03:49 PM »
I'm not quite clear about what you are asking. If you mean are symptoms the most obvious during ARS, yes, that is so. However, the range of how apparent symptoms are with different people varies greatly from very noticeable to not noticeable at all. And the symptoms are so similar to many other problems like flu. That is why we always say neither the presence nor the absence of symptoms will ever tell you anything accurately about your HIV status.

This is all moot in relation to your concern because you weren't at risk for transmission.

 
 
Andy Velez

Offline momale80

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Re: need your evaluation about acute hiv infection
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2007, 08:38:58 AM »
hi andy,

do you know anybody whoe had onle a sore throat as an acute hiv infection?

i do not know, the last two days i was ok. now i am thinking about that the condom was not the whole time on my penis.


Offline Andy Velez

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Re: need your evaluation about acute hiv infection
« Reply #10 on: May 21, 2007, 09:14:47 AM »
Whether you had/have a sore throat or not is totally irrelevant. Even if you had one that is not an HIV-specific symptom. For future reference, remember that neither the presence nor the absence of any particular symptoms is ever the way to know about HIV status. If there has been a real risk and your incident does not qualify as such, after a real risk only testing (and not symptoms) can tell you about your HIV status.

Now what's with this condom question now? Are you just torturing yourself with WHAT IFs or is there a real doubt about whether your condom was on during intercourse?
Andy Velez

Offline RapidRod

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Re: need your evaluation about acute hiv infection
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2007, 09:16:15 AM »
my situation:

- at the 30th of april i had sex with a prositute
- what i know it was with kondom, but i was really drunk and i do not know all. what i know too, is that the condom was sliding a little bit and i took it with my hand up.
- then i woke up beside her and the condom was still on my penis.
- 6 days later my i became sore throat and they are still there. know it is 12 days and only a little recovery. it hurts only when i am swalloing.
- i hav not have in my whole life so long sore throats. i am wondering that the pain is not very hard. i was not by the doctor yet because of tihs.
- i red that sore throats can be an symphtom for an acute hiv infection, but the most people on this forum had more than only one sympthom and if they had than very hard otherwise i felt normal beside my left arm hurts a little bit for two days last week.
- i went to the labor for an pcr testing. i will get the result on wednesday. nobody knows from my thinking and i am very down the whole time and only can think that the test will be positive.


You care to explain? Your condom just doesn't come off and then get back on your penis by itself.

Offline momale80

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Re: need your evaluation about acute hiv infection
« Reply #12 on: May 21, 2007, 10:01:08 AM »
andy,

i know that we did not take only one condom, because i had to go to the bathroom twice. but i can not remember that i was inside her without a condom.

i am on work right know and i have to think the whole time about this situation and about my sore throat wich is  apruptly gone today (i had it exactly two weeks). and the WHAT IF questions.

and i did a pcr test where i get the issue at wednesday morning.


 


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