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Offline bachnt

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questions about tests
« on: August 22, 2007, 10:16:05 AM »
Hello everyone,
This is the first time i've posted in this forum,so please forgive me if i did something wrong or my English is not good.
So this is my question: i've had a test after the exposure about more than a month(i don't remember exactly).The result was negative,and the paper that the doctor gave me wrote: "       anti HIV           
                                                        determine HIV-1/2"
please tell me what kind of tests is this?Besides,i've just had another test(the same kind with the previous test,at the same place) and it's approximately one year after the exposure,the result was negative too.Do you think the result is reliable?
Thanks so much for listening to me!

Offline RapidRod

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2007, 11:00:10 AM »
12 weeks would have been conclusive. You are negative.

Offline bachnt

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2007, 11:28:26 AM »
thanks so much,rod.
did you mean 12 weeks would have been conclusive so my result is completely reliable?

Offline RapidRod

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2007, 11:33:09 AM »
Yes, that is what I am saying.

Offline bachnt

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2007, 10:19:46 PM »
Thanks so much for helping me,Rod.

Offline bachnt

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2007, 08:21:06 AM »
Hi everyone, itís me againÖ
Never thought Iíd be back, but Iím really confused now.
Yesterday, I went to a massage parlor and she gave me a blowjob while I was fingering her, and then made me ejaculate by a handjob. Iíd never worry about it if I didnít find that there was a open cut or abrasion on the head of my penis (I donít know it was bled or not).One hour after that, I came back home and then washed by soap carefully.
I am worried that I may have contracted HIV through:

1) The unprotected oral sex and received a handjob with a open cut or abrasion on the head of my penis.
2) I fingered her and then constantly rubbed my face. Iím wondering that HIV can be transmitted through eyes, bleeding pimples or capillary vessel in nose. Iíve read the lesson on Transmission and I know that HIV canít be transmitted by this way. But there are many forums in my country said that itís possible for transmission. That is the reason why Iím so confused nowÖ

RapidRod, Ann, Andy, please help me... I am really worried and would like to know if anyone in this forum thinks I should test for HIV in 3 months?  Was I at risk?


Thank you very much.

Offline RapidRod

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2007, 09:36:48 AM »
Read the lesssons on transmisson. You can find the link in the "Welcome" thread.

Offline bachnt

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2007, 10:29:27 AM »
Yes, I've read the lessons already. But I still worried and want to hear from you.
I just want to confirm what I've read is correct. Please give me your thought, I can't put it out of my mind,and maybe can't go on with my girlfriend...

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2007, 12:08:40 PM »
Bach, in the entire history of the epidemic no guy has ever gotten infected from getting a blowjob, so I feel secure in saying you aren't going to make history by becoming the first. And that includes with nicks, pimples, bruises and whatever on your penis. It just doesn't happen that way. Ever.

The other details you're concerned about are also not a risk for transmission. HIV is a fragile virus which requires a very receptive setting in which to be transmitted. What it comes down to is that unprotected intercourse whether vaginal or anal are the royal road to transmission. That's why it's essential that everytime you have intercourse you need to be using a latex condom.

You are worrying needlessly. And by the way, you and your girlfriend should be using condoms unless you are in a securely monogamous relationship in which both partners reliably test negative at the same time.
Andy Velez

Offline bachnt

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2007, 01:24:00 PM »
Now I feel much more comfortable.Thanks everyone for your advices...

Offline bachnt

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #10 on: August 25, 2007, 11:58:27 PM »
Hi Everyone,
Just one more question: Is it possible for HIV transmission through oral sex if my penis has a small cut and there was blood in the performer's mouth?
Please tell me the truth...Thinking of this makes me almost crazy!

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2007, 12:20:42 AM »
No. Saliva contains substances which inhibit the virus. You cannot contract HIV from receiving a hummer, even if there is blood in the other person's mouth.

MtD

Offline bachnt

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #12 on: August 26, 2007, 12:53:32 AM »
Thanks MtD. And by the way, is test necessary?

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #13 on: August 26, 2007, 01:12:10 AM »
No Bacht, testing is not necessary.

MtD

Offline bachnt

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #14 on: August 28, 2007, 01:19:10 PM »
Hi, it's me again.
Anybody please tell me what kind of test which I mentioned in the first post?

Thanks,

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #15 on: August 28, 2007, 01:22:32 PM »
bach,

You had two tests that test for hiv1 and hiv2 antibodies. Your results were negative, which means you do not have hiv.

For more information about hiv tests, go to the Welcome Thread and follow the Testing Lesson link.

Ann
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Offline bachnt

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #16 on: August 31, 2007, 12:59:46 AM »
Dear all,
2 weeks after receiving a blowjob with a wound on my penis, i'm now having a terrible sore throat and muscle pain. Is it HIV related?
Now i'm taking antibiotic (spiramycin) for my throat problem. Does the medicine have any influence on the testing result if i get tested?

Bach

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #17 on: August 31, 2007, 05:01:55 AM »
Bach,

How could it be hiv when 1 - you already have a negative hiv result and 2 - getting a blowjob is not a risk for hiv infection. Never has been, never will be, no matter how cut your penis might be. You won't be the first in the history of the human race to become infected this way either.

Antibiotics do NOT affect the results of an hiv antibody test.

You don't need to test over a blowjob anyway.

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

Offline bachnt

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #18 on: September 12, 2007, 03:20:21 PM »
Hello all,

Last week I had a hair cut and the barber made my pimples bled when shaved my face. The problem I concerned is the barber picked up the same razor that used for the previous clients. Is it reasonable if I worry about HIV contraction in this manner?

Bach

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #19 on: September 12, 2007, 03:54:56 PM »
No, it's not reasonable at all.

Offline bachnt

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #20 on: September 30, 2007, 06:32:49 AM »
Hi experts, sorry to bother u with my questions.

Again, question is about my symptoms. 2 weeks after receiving a blowjob, I've got a serious sore throat. Since then, it came back time after time and worse although I've taken antibiotics. Is it HIV related? I've got an antibody test at nearly 7 weeks after the exposure and it came back negative.

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #21 on: September 30, 2007, 06:34:31 AM »
Reread all the replies that you have been given.

Offline Ann

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #22 on: September 30, 2007, 06:36:22 AM »
Bach,

You are hiv negative. Getting your penis sucked will not change that fact.

If you read the Welcome Thread like you're supposed to, you would have read the following:

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Anyone who continues to post excessively, questioning a conclusive negative result or no-risk situation, will be subject to a four week Time Out (a temporary ban from the Forums). The purpose of a Time Out is to encourage you to seek the face-to-face help we cannot provide on this forum.

Please consider yourself warned. You did not have a risk for hiv infection in any of the activities you bring to us.

You ARE hiv negative. See your doctor about your sore throat. Whatever is causing it is NOT hiv.

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

Offline bachnt

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #23 on: November 14, 2007, 11:59:31 PM »
Dear experts,

Last week I had a rapid test, the results was negative. But the problem is, before taking my blood; the technician did not replace the old gloves which used for the previous client. After that, I noticed that he touched the needle and put it in my vein (almost the whole needle get in because my vein was difficult to get).  And more, I knew that the previous client had just tested poz.
I am extremely concerned about this as I am worried he may have transferred blood from his finger onto the needle or to my skin when felt around for a vein.
Do you think this is a significant risk? What should I do now?


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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #24 on: November 15, 2007, 02:31:42 PM »
Bach,

This is essentially the same kind of deal you've presented before over the last few months..."the barber and the reused razor" and the "tester who didn't change gloves" etc etc. 

No, this isn't a risk situation for HIV.

You've been here for a few months...plenty of time to have read the transmission information in the Lessons section and know better.
AIDS isn't for sissies.

Offline bachnt

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Re: questions about tests
« Reply #25 on: November 19, 2007, 10:33:16 AM »
Well Thunter,
Thanks for your reply. And by the way, would you mind telling me why what i've said is not a risk for Hiv transmission? I think it's a risk because it's blood to blood contact  - one of the transmission ways, right?
Thanks,

Bachnt.

Offline Ann

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« Reply #26 on: November 19, 2007, 11:12:32 AM »
bach,

Do you seriously believe that the technician would put you at risk? They're not in the business of transmitting hiv.

Besides, what you describe is NOT "blood to blood" contact. Blood to blood contact would be something like you using a syringe to inject drugs immediately after an hiv positive person used the syringe to inject drugs. When people inject drugs, first they pull the plunger back so blood shoots up into the syringe, to ensure they have a vein. Some of this blood will remain in the syringe and if you use that syringe immediately afterwards, you will be injecting their blood directly into your blood steam.

What you describe with the gloves is in NO WAY blood to blood contact.

You've already been warned about repeatedly posting over no-risk incidents and/or conclusive negative test results. I'm warning you again and this is the LAST warning you will receive.

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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