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Author Topic: Late seroconvertion....  (Read 3311 times)

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Offline Astrax

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Late seroconvertion....
« on: February 15, 2008, 07:56:01 PM »
Hey guys, how are you?
well, i have a problem, maybe u can help me with this....
I have 2 and 3 month test negatives before insertive oral sex...but now, on month 4 i have severe diarreah ( enterly liquid), no fever, no nauseas and no swollen nodles.
The doctor say that this is very common on this part of the year ( summer ), but i don't know, im afraid that this maybe can be my seroconvertion ( late)
By the way, im from Uruguay, some of you know it?...that explain my bad english  ;D
Well, thanks for your time,
Nico

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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2008, 08:00:58 PM »
Your 3 month test is conclusive..you do not have HIV.

Only a small group of people seroconvert after the 13 week window period, this group includes those who are receiving immuno-suppressive therapy after transplant procedures, cancer patients who are receiving chemotherapy and long term injecting drug users.

Please read the  Welcome Thread and follow the lessons on how HIV is and is not transmitted.

Jan
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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2008, 08:04:59 PM »
Astrax,

It's no surprise that your conclusive three month result was negative. Getting a blowjob is NOT a risk for hiv infection. Not one person has ever been infected this way and you weren't going to be the first.

Along with reading our Welcome Thread and following the link to the Transmission Lesson, here's what else you need to know to ensure you stay hiv negative:

You need to be using condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, every time, no exceptions until such time as you are in a securely monogamous relationship where you have both tested for ALL sexually transmitted infections together. To agree to have unprotected intercourse is to consent to the possibility of being infected with an STI. Sex with a condom lasts only a matter of minutes, but hiv is forever.

Have a look through all three condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use condoms with confidence.

Although you do NOT need further testing at this time, anyone who is sexually active should be having a full sexual health care check-up, including but not limited to hiv testing, at least once a year and more often if unprotected intercourse occurs.

If you aren't already having regular, routine check-ups, now is the time to start. As long as you make sure condoms are being used for intercourse, you can fully expect your routine hiv tests to return with negative results. Don't forget to always get checked for all the other sexually transmitted infections as well, because they are MUCH easier to transmit than hiv.

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple!

Ann
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Offline Astrax

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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2008, 08:11:56 PM »
thanks ann and Jen for your answers....
To ann:
Thats the deal! im not sexually active, and when i have an intercourse, im very carefull with the prevention, including the use of condoms, thats why i freaked out this time, becouse i always have protected sex.
« Last Edit: February 15, 2008, 09:05:03 PM by Astrax »

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2008, 08:57:23 PM »
Getting a blowjob is absolutely not a risk for HIV transmission. Period. End of story.

Please write that 20 times and remember it.
Andy Velez

Offline Astrax

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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2008, 12:51:41 PM »
Thaks to all...
Afther reading this, i've decided to take my last test , but only to calm my anxiety and prove myself that u were right, but of course, i have no doubt that it will be negative.
Guys, i been reading some of your histories on the "long term survivors" part, and i must say, You are my new heroes....the way you face  hiv is amazing,  you make it look like it's really only take a few pills per day.
I feel this whole thing as changed my life, im pretty young (18) and i will remember this for the rest of my life..
Again, sorry for my bad english.
Cheers,
Nico

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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2008, 05:57:11 PM »
Test if you feel you must and collect another negative result.

More importantly, when you get around to having intercourse, make sure you use a condom everytime without exception to protect your negative HIV status.

Cheers,
Andy Velez

Offline Astrax

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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2008, 01:35:15 PM »
One last question...
can another viral infection ( like the one that cuases diarreah) cause a false positive?
And, can someone tell wich are those "anti hiv effects" of salva?
Thanks

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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2008, 04:56:02 PM »
Saliva has a number of elements in it which very effectively prevent HIV from being transmitted. In essence they disarm the HIV virus.

No, another viral infection would not affect the HIV test. An HIV test is quite specifically designed to address HIV.

You are worrying needlessly.
Andy Velez

Offline Astrax

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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2008, 11:21:09 AM »
well guys,
i had another visit to my doctor to ask for my final test...and she say that with the tecnique used in my past test ( chemioluminiscency or something like that) , at 3 months its 100% sure that i don't have hiv.
she said that if i want it for menthal health,its ok...but the result is not going to change.
i didn't take the test, couse well, insertive oral sex, and negative at 3 months its really enough to stop worrying, i think....
well, this may be my last post here, thanks for helping me, and ONE last question:
can someone tell me in tecnic lenguage why saliva do not transmit and disarm hiv?, my doctor say somthing about ph, but i dont remember
thank all for your time

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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2008, 01:50:18 PM »
Astrix,

Small changes in temperature, pH levels and/or moisture content will damage hiv and render it unable to infect. Saliva contains over a dozen different proteins and enzymes that also damage hiv and render it unable to infect.

Getting a blowjob is not a risk for hiv infection. Never has been, never will be.

Ann
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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

Offline Astrax

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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2008, 09:02:54 PM »
hey guys, its me again, now with a different question:

why do u say that hiv is neutralized by saliva, if here ( http://www.niaid.nih.gov/factsheets/hivinf.htm ), says that THERE IS hiv in the saliva?
how can u say that saliva neutralizes hiv and there say that there is hiv in saliva?, can someone explain me?
thanks

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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #12 on: February 24, 2008, 09:30:57 PM »
HIV is present in saliva in small amounts. However saliva contains more than a dozen proteins and enzymes (proteins like thrombospondin-1) which render the virus inactive, ie unable to infect cells.

So even though HIV can be isolated from human saliva, it's not able to mount an infection.

MtD

Offline Astrax

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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #13 on: February 27, 2008, 09:14:19 PM »
is chemiluminescense a good hiv test? it was the one i took
ty

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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #14 on: February 28, 2008, 06:34:34 AM »
Astrax,

It's a good test. You didn't have a risk for hiv infection and it's no surprise you tested hiv negative. You do NOT have hiv!

Ann
Condoms are a girl's best friend

Condom and Lube Info  



"...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 Astrax

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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #15 on: March 16, 2008, 08:34:32 PM »
hey all, really my last question;
 MUST BE a seroconvertoin to have detectable levels of antibodies on the blood at 3 months??
I'm still worry for that severe diarrhea, but well, trying to deal with it
anyway
guys, i  really, really wish u the best of the lucks
always yours
astrax
« Last Edit: March 16, 2008, 08:59:34 PM by Astrax »

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Late seroconvertion....
« Reply #16 on: March 16, 2008, 08:56:01 PM »
Astrax,

We've been through this with you already. You do not have HIV. If you're feeling ill see your doctor.

MtD

 


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