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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #50 on: August 18, 2007, 05:12:37 AM »
Blue,

People who are termed LTNPs test positive at the usual time - the average of which is 22 DAYS after infection has taken place. It simply means that they go for decades without progressing to an aids diagnosis.

Nobody takes more than six months. The only people who MAY take more than three months are people on chemotherapy for cancer, anti-rejection drugs following organ transplant and people who have been injecting street drugs, every day of the week, for YEARS. I trust you don't fall into any of those categories.

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Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #51 on: August 20, 2007, 09:50:27 PM »
matty

i would like to know what are the true signs of ARS during infection? do they all show up rash, fever, sore throat ,swollen glands , diarehhea, ect. do they show up togethe all n one in real ars .

thank you for your response.

Dave

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #52 on: August 20, 2007, 10:02:43 PM »
Dave,

Matty the Damned does know what the "symptoms" of ARS are, but he's not gonna discuss them with you, because:

1. We don't do symptoms here and;

2. He's nursing a badly broken arm, is in a lot of pain and really isn't up to it.

The other AM experts will handle your questions more than adequately.

Best wishes,

MtD

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #53 on: August 20, 2007, 11:11:33 PM »
andy,anne

i would like to know what are the true signs of ARS during infection? do they all show up rash, fever, sore throat ,swollen glands , diarehhea, ect. do they show up together all n one in real ars . i would just like to know

thank you for your response.

Dave

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #54 on: August 21, 2007, 05:00:11 AM »
Dave,

Symptoms, or even the lack of symptoms, mean nothing when it comes to hiv infection. We don't discuss them here for that reason.

You're more likely to wake up next to Paris Hilton and have her think you were so good that she gives you all of her fortune/inheritance than you are to go on to test positive after your nine week negative.

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HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #55 on: August 21, 2007, 05:43:06 AM »
ann

im sorry i just wanted you see i a was hoping you could help me out by just seeing it.

dave
« Last Edit: August 21, 2007, 05:55:19 AM by Mr.Blue13 »

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #56 on: August 21, 2007, 05:47:23 AM »
Dave,

I think you better modify your post right now and remove those photos. If YOU don't, I will. We cannot diagnose you.

Ann
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"...health will finally be seen not as a blessing to be wished for, but as a human right to be fought for." Kofi Annan

Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #57 on: August 30, 2007, 11:02:44 PM »
There is a new hope please read.

http://www.smh.com.au/news/science/switching-off-genes-fights-hiv-without-drugs/2007/07/24/1185043117204.html

Hello matty im down to 1 week more before my 13 week test wish me luck

Dave

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #58 on: August 30, 2007, 11:15:54 PM »
Yup. That is hopeful news.

Best wishes with your test Dave and I look forward to reading about your likely negative result next week.

Regards,

MtD

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #59 on: August 30, 2007, 11:31:10 PM »
Hi Mr Blue. Just saying a quick hello because you're a fellow masker :)

Good luck with your results :)

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #60 on: August 30, 2007, 11:47:23 PM »
hello miker

thank you very much for your support my fellow masker have a nice day

Dave

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #61 on: September 05, 2007, 09:57:58 PM »
hello everyone

tommorow is my 12 week. could i ask which is more reliable the 12 or 13 week test
i need your honest opinion

Thanks for youir quick response

dave

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #62 on: September 05, 2007, 10:02:57 PM »
Dave,

It doesn't matter. A 12 week test is as good as a 13 week one. In most of the developed world the official window period is 12 weeks.

MtD

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #63 on: September 05, 2007, 10:09:38 PM »
matty

i see im confused because CDC and other people say 13 week is conclusive some people say 12 is good to go i very much confused( sorry for overacting matty) i just done wana waste money on test i just want a rock solid and accurate result done before i put this all behind me. iim prety much curious because after 3 moths of fear i would really know if i have it or not.

dave

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #64 on: September 05, 2007, 10:11:37 PM »
The CDC is overly conservative. A 12 week test will be fine Dave.

MtD

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #65 on: September 05, 2007, 10:33:54 PM »
matty

ok ill keep you posted thanks for the info

Dave

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #66 on: September 08, 2007, 12:32:47 PM »
Matty,Anne,Andy,RapidRod

Thank you very much for your being so patient in assisting and assessing my problem during my window period i just got my 12 week result finaly Negative. once again god bless you all ill be praying for your good health always  :)

My heartfull thanks to everyone

Dave

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #67 on: September 08, 2007, 12:36:50 PM »
Dave,

You are conclusively hiv negative. Please make sure you use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will continue to avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple.

If you haven't already read through the three condom and lube links in my signature line, get reading.

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Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

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« Reply #68 on: September 08, 2007, 05:04:24 PM »
See Dave? A conclusive negative result just as we predicted. As Ann notes your result is conclusive and you can now move on confident in the knowledge that you are not HIV positive.

Best regards,

MtD

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why???
« Reply #69 on: September 09, 2007, 09:39:30 AM »
why dont the CDC Stick with the western blot as the standard HIV test. i know western blots dont lie or give false result just to save time and frustrations to people.

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Re: why???
« Reply #70 on: September 09, 2007, 09:44:06 AM »
Cause it's expensive, and many insurance companies don't like paying for it...
Dx 2005
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« Reply #71 on: September 09, 2007, 09:48:20 AM »
Dave,

I removed your thread from the Off Topic forum and merged it into your thread here in Am I Infected.

Why? Because for a start, the Off Topic forum is just that, Off Topic - off the topic of hiv. Your question is related to hiv testing and therefore belongs in this forum.

If you want more information on testing, then you should read the Testing Lesson - it's linked to in the Welcome Thread, which you should have read by now.

Ann
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"...health will finally be seen not as a blessing to be wished for, but as a human right to be fought for." Kofi Annan

Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #72 on: October 18, 2007, 06:41:03 PM »
hello everyone

its ben 4 months since my last exposure, i had my last test on my 14 week, but still rash and persist i dont feel right all the time, ive been hearing that HIV has some new strand which could be hard to detect. am i serocnverting, please sshed some light on this im at a lost again.

dave

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« Reply #73 on: October 18, 2007, 06:47:28 PM »
Dave,

There is no special strand/strain/subtype of HIV which takes longer than 12 weeks to cause seroconversion.

You've allowed your fears to override your common sense. You know that your 12 week test result was a conclusive negative and that you don't have HIV. We've been through this endlessly with you.

You need to stop searching the internet for information about a disease that you simply don't have. If you're having trouble believing that you are in fact HIV negative then you should seek the support of a mental health professional. We are simply not able to provide you with the counseling support that you need.

Seriously, do this for yourself. Contact your doctor and ask for a referral to a suitable mental health worker.

MtD

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #74 on: October 18, 2007, 07:03:54 PM »
matty

ive did that, been to lots of doctors,dermatologist,shrinks. ive even did a full std run down, all negative. except for the pcr. i understand symptoms aint the basis to diagnosis it but GOD DAMNIT! its hard to ignore what you see and feel everyday. sorry for cussing i think im loosing it.

dave

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« Reply #75 on: October 18, 2007, 07:14:49 PM »
Dave,

I want you to listen to me carefully.

Getting these sorts of head problems dealt with can be a bit of a lengthy process. You need to find one good therapist and work with him/her in a consistent way. It can take time, but ultimately it will be worth it.

When I said that we really can't help you with these things, I meant it. We're an HIV/AIDS outfit, not a counseling operation. For people in your situation, continued involvement here can be detrimental to your head-health in the long run.

Which is why our Moderators have the time-out option at their disposal. If you read our posting guidelines in the Welcome Thread, you note that people who post continually about non-risk stuff or after a conclusive negative result get given a time out. It's not a punishment, rather it's to assist them in getting the face-to-face help that they need.

Don't let it get to that stage, Dave. Do something constructive for yourself before a Moderator times you out. Go back to your shrink or find a new one and get your fears and insecurities about sex and HIV sorted out. You're a decent fellow and you owe it to yourself to fix this up.

Kind regards,

MtD

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Re: Please Help Me
« Reply #76 on: October 18, 2007, 07:37:17 PM »
matty

sorry fo acting that way, if ever i have it i just want to know so i could start treament early any way i hope your right matty ill hold on to that. thanks for your time.

dave

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« Reply #77 on: November 17, 2007, 03:14:45 AM »
hello everyone

its been quite some time now i took a visit to my local skin specialit to take a look at what building up in my body. my dermatologist done a skin biopsy on me. result came out here wat they found ( Dermatofibroma ) is it related to HIV. please let me know thanks for your kind an quick response.

Dave

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« Reply #78 on: November 17, 2007, 05:14:26 AM »
You don't have HIV so your dermatofibroma is unrelated to HIV. Seek help from a mental health professional and get over your unwarranted worries.

A dermatofibroma is also sometimes called a fibrous histiocytoma. It is due to a non-cancerous growth of dermal dendritic histiocyte cells. The cause is unknown but in some cases it arises at the site of a minor injury, especially an insect bite or thorn prick.

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« Reply #79 on: November 17, 2007, 08:53:14 AM »
Dave,

Your skin thing has nothing to do with hiv because you don't HAVE hiv, remember? You've conclusively tested negative not once, but twice.

You will not be permitted to use this site to continually question your negative hiv status every time you feel a lump, bump or sniffle. If you cannot accept your hiv negative status, then perhaps it's time you started working with a therapist to learn how to deal with your anxieties. This forum is not the appropriate place for you to work through this head stuff.

You will be given a time out if you insist on coming back here to question your status. You are hiv negative - use condoms and you'll stay that way. It's time you got on with your life.

Ann
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"...health will finally be seen not as a blessing to be wished for, but as a human right to be fought for." Kofi Annan

Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

 


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