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Offline jogger

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immunosilent hiv infection
« on: September 13, 2006, 10:11:17 AM »
hallo, first sorry for my new username. I wanted to take my old username, but it dont go.("username not exist") Experts ,what is "immunosilent infection" and how often is it? I have severe symptoms and pain a long time, the bloodwork is bad! repeatedly elisa-tests hiv1/2 and some pcr-tests were neg. about 20 months. I know, the tests should be conclusively, but often I have read you need more tests when you have clinical signs of the infection. I am scared about "immunosilent infection". You know how often is "immunosilent infection"? And would a pcr-dna test detect such an infection? Please help, my life is hopeless! Thank you.  Jogger ("dyno")

Offline RapidRod

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Re: immunosilent hiv infection
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2006, 10:23:39 AM »
What was your risk?

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Re: immunosilent hiv infection
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2006, 10:34:46 AM »
Jogger,

You used the username "dyno" in the old forum, where you first turned up in August 2004. I can't believe you're still doubting your negative results. You are absolutely, without doubt hiv negative.

You need to work with your doctor to get to the bottom of whatever ails you - we cannot help you with that here. You would also benefit by seeking the assistance of a mental health care professional to find out what is driving your hiv anxiety.

There is nothing more we can do for you here and under the circumstances of your extensive history of posting and not listing to a word we say, I'm going to warn you right now that you will be given a time out if you insist on using this forum in place of seeing a doctor and/or therapist face to face.

You are hiv negative. It's time to move on with your life.

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

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Offline jogger

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Re: immunosilent hiv infection
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2006, 02:02:51 PM »
I know I have the risk to exclude from this forum. But I post in my despairingly. My wish is to have one day without pain and any symptoms. Some doctors say it is unlikely to be infected with my testresults. Unlikely! Unlikely is not sure. Cases of immunosilent hiv infection were described. In the light of my severe symptoms and bad bloodwork it is not a help,when the doc told it is unlikely to be infected. What is the truth ??? Anne,Andy,Jonathan, you are experts, how often you have heard about immunosilent hiv,what is the probability to be such a case? Please say the truth! repeatedly cd4-tests in the future- is this the chance to know the truth? Sorry,a great sorry for my comeback with my problems.(and for the bad english)

Offline RapidRod

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Re: immunosilent hiv infection
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2006, 02:31:37 PM »
You are beyond the scope of help this forum can offer. Seek the help of a mental health professional.

Offline jogger

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Re: pert assay
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2006, 04:27:19 AM »
dear friends ,please dont exclude me from this forum. my life is not better. the worst thing is the peripheral nerves pain every day.  I had pills again pain. these pills did me no good. my doc. mean its a psychosomatic problem...In addition to my elisa-and pcr-tests I have done a pert assay -it was neg. Is it a good sign? Why I have these pain and bad bloodwork? Is it a neverending story? Iam hopeless      Sorry dyno

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Re: immunosilent hiv infection
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2006, 07:25:20 AM »
Dyno, we can't help you here. Yours is not an HIV situation.

Get the professional help you need. That's a service we can't provide you with here.

Andy Velez

Offline jogger

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Re: immunosilent hiv infection
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2007, 05:59:20 AM »
Please understand, Iam AT A LOSS WHAT TO DO !!! Symptoms after a risk: a rash on the face(3 days after the risk), body pain,lymph pain. Symptoms since this time: pain in foots,hands,underarms,knees, groin, skin problems,bad bloodwork. I have pain every day!!! Not detect another maladie. All tests neg.(repeatedly elisa tests HIV1/2 about 20 months,repeatedly pcr-dna/rna-Tests for hiv1 and hiv2, a PERT-Assay,a viral culture) Iam not a nutcase.Iam tired of it. Hopeless! What are the probability to be infected with all these test? Who can help me? Sorry, but I need help. Thank you.  Dyno

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Re: immunosilent hiv infection
« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2007, 07:05:15 AM »
See your doctor.

Offline jogger

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Re: immunosilent hiv infection
« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2007, 08:36:24 AM »
Rapid, thank you. I have seen some doctors. Nobody was able to help me. Thats the problem! In the light of my symptoms Iam sure to be infected. Sorry. Dyno

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Re: immunosilent hiv infection
« Reply #10 on: February 25, 2007, 09:28:22 AM »
Jogger,

Symptoms, as you have been repeatedly told in both this forum and the old one, mean nothing when it comes to hiv infection. Only the tests can diagnose hiv and the test you have taken have ruled hiv OUT of your picture. You do NOT have hiv.

Ask your doctor for a referral to a mental health care professional. There is nothing more we can do for you here.

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 jogger

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Re: immunosilent hiv infection
« Reply #11 on: February 25, 2007, 10:12:50 AM »
Ann, thank you. You are right. But it is hard to move on .(the pain is so sh...) And I have  read a lot- some people never have antibodies (but infected), pcr is not so sure and more...Its a bad situation, sometimes Iam absolutely hopeless.  Dyno

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Re: immunosilent hiv infection
« Reply #12 on: February 25, 2007, 10:36:56 AM »
You are hopelessly HIV negative.

This is not the place for you to solve whatever is causing your symptoms.

You're asking us to help with a situation about which we are helpless to do anything further.

Along with seeing as many doctors as you need to, we also suggest that you see a mental specialist to get support to deal with your situation.

Good luck to you.
Andy Velez

Offline jogger

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prettysure?
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2008, 11:04:25 AM »
Is the story of "prettysure" true? What do you think?

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Re: prettysure?
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2008, 11:34:40 AM »
Is the story of "prettysure" true? What do you think?

I think it's none of your business.  Proper forum etiquette dictates that you need to mind your own situation in your own thread.  Only your questions / concerns regarding your OWN situation in your OWN tread will be addressed.

Thank you.
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Re: prettysure?
« Reply #15 on: August 16, 2008, 11:51:43 AM »
...and if you have cause to be concerned about your own status then by all means discuss it here and ask any questions you may have.

Cheers,
Andy Velez

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Re: immunosilent hiv infection
« Reply #16 on: August 16, 2008, 12:03:41 PM »
jog,

I've merged your new thread into your original thread - where you should post all your additional thoughts or questions. It helps us to help you when you keep all your additional thoughts or questions in one thread.

If you need help finding your thread when you come here, click on the "Show own posts" link under your name in the left-hand column of any forum page.

Please also read through the Welcome Thread so you can familiarize yourself with our Forum Posting Guidelines. And don't let me catch you posting in someone else's thread again - I deleted the post you left in pettysure's thread. Thank you for your cooperation.

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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