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Offline jsv05

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« on: March 29, 2008, 08:31:24 AM »
hi, new to forum. i was reading the how was your seroconversion? i came across mad brian. who says it took longer than three months. not sure is it three months or six or twelve? thanks

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Re: mad brian in the sreroconversion room says
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2008, 08:48:13 AM »
JS,

If you do not have a confirmed hiv positive diagnosis, you should not be posting in this forum, you should be posting in the Am I Infected? forum. Please read the Welcome Thread. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Re: mad brian in the sreroconversion room says
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2008, 08:50:25 AM »
oh, thanks,

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« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2008, 08:53:18 AM »
i just read mad brian's . its says it took longer then six months. should i keep testing? three , six twelve . ?

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Re: mad brian post
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2008, 08:56:15 AM »
this post was in the ( i just tested poz room).

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Re: mad brian in the sreroconversion room says
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2008, 09:29:14 AM »
I've moved your thread over to AM I INFECTED. Please keep all of your entries in this same thread.

If you have tested negative at three months then you are HIV negative unless either intravenous drug use or a severely compromised immune system from such as treatment for cancer are issues. With those exceptions your negative is reliable and no further testing is necessary.
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Offline jsv05

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« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2008, 08:58:51 PM »
not sure about hiv testing. my story is i believe im infected. my question is  that some people will test neg out to six months and still be pos. there are a few cases. so all of us who test to three months or 13 weeks. or 12 weeks, then go on our marry way and what if we are really infected? there are many people that will take maybe 14 weeks or more to turn,. then they infect  more people. wifes, husband, gf, people human beings. why not have a 12 month rule. so you have safe sex for a year. just to be safe.

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Re: hiv test
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2008, 09:03:06 PM »
Please keep all your additional thoughts, questions and comments in your original thread. This helps us to follow your story and give you the most accurate advice.

If you can't find you original thread click on the red link I've provided above. Alternatively you can click on the "show own posts" link in the left hand column of any forums page.

Your questions will not be answered until you return to your original thread.

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Re: mad brian in the sreroconversion room says
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2008, 09:05:38 PM »


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not sure about hiv testing. my story is i believe im infected. my question is  that some people will test neg out to six months and still be pos. there are a few cases. so all of us who test to three months or 13 weeks. or 12 weeks, then go on our marry way and what if we are really infected? there are many people that will take maybe 14 weeks or more to turn,. then they infect  more people. wifes, husband, gf, people human beings. why not have a 12 month rule. so you have safe sex for a year. just to be safe

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Re: mad brian in the sreroconversion room says
« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2008, 09:11:19 PM »
Because a 6 or 12 month "rule" is not necessary. The window period for HIV testing is 3 months. The miniscule number of people who take longer than 3 months to seroconvert have pre-existing medical conditions which would already be known to their medical practitioner.

You are not one of that miniscule number.

Now do you have a risk you'd like to raise with us or not?

MtD

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Re: mad brian in the sreroconversion room says
« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2008, 09:22:00 PM »
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I didn't have any illness between my last HIV- test in june 2006 and my HIV+ test in october 2006.

That said, I still think I had an HIV related illness, but before. In early 2006 I had many sex partners, but always safe - or so I thought. I tested HIV negative in early march 2006.

In april 2006 - I had very bad vomitting for several nights long. My throat was hurting like hell and I could barely drink, let alone eat. I became very dehydrated and lost about 10 lbs in a week. I was tested for and diagnosed with strep throat. After I got antibiotics, the illness went away. This was a very bad illness and I have never had anything like it before. That's when I believe my seroconversion illness happened.

2 months later, in late june 2006, I was diagnosed with chlamydia. I retested for HIV, but I still tested negative.

In late october 2006, I tested positive during my routine annual physical. And I had a very low viral load (598).

I think my illness in april was related to HIV infection. I don't know if it's proper to call it "seroconversion illness" since I still tested HIV- over 10 weeks after it. According to current scientific views, I should have tested positive after it if this was a seroconversion illness. So maybe it should have another name. But I still think I was infected already by then, and that this illness was related to HIV - it was not just a plain strep throat.
 
 
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Re: mad brian in the sreroconversion room says
« Reply #11 on: March 29, 2008, 09:23:50 PM »
What does that have to do with you jsv05? It doesn't have anything to do with you.

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Re: mad brian in the sreroconversion room says
« Reply #12 on: March 29, 2008, 09:27:12 PM »
brian is not a drug user, nor does he have any medical problems? that being said i am and many others just like brian
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« Reply #13 on: March 29, 2008, 09:29:13 PM »
If you haven't tested positive and been confirmed positive then NO, you are not positive.

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« Reply #14 on: March 29, 2008, 09:29:18 PM »
You are trawling the poz only forums looking for things to support your unfounded belief that you have HIV infection. Trawling is frowned upon here. You should not go dragging the issues of HIV positive members back here to AMI.

The cases of other people bear absolutely no relevance to yours. If you think you've been at risk of HIV infection you should arrange to be tested by your doctor or at your local sexual health clinic at the appropriate time.

While were about it, please be aware that you will not be allowed to post endlessly about non-risk situations or generic "symptoms" you claim to be suffering from.

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« Reply #15 on: March 29, 2008, 09:32:33 PM »
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). If you continue to post excessively after one Time Out, you may be given a second Time Out which will last eight weeks. There is no third Time Out - it is a permanent ban. The purpose of a Time Out is to encourage you to seek the face-to-face help we cannot provide on this forum.

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« Reply #16 on: March 29, 2008, 09:32:49 PM »
no, i stated the truth. brian is not lieing. so please understand that the above is true. so dont ever tell eveyone that a three month or 12 week or 13 week is fine . there neg . sorry to blunt , but this is a fact unfortunatley

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« Reply #17 on: March 29, 2008, 09:34:38 PM »
And this rot has gone on long enough.

I've flicked it to a Moderator.

MtD

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Re: mad brian in the sreroconversion room says
« Reply #18 on: March 29, 2008, 09:54:30 PM »
Jsv

I have merged your threads, please keep all your thougths and questions in this thread only do not start other threads.

You have alread been told that trawling the forums is frowned upon..if you insist in doing this you will be given a time out..please consider this a warning.

If you have had any risk that you want to discuss then do so..what others have to say in their threads is non of your buisness.


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« Reply #19 on: March 29, 2008, 10:51:23 PM »
is it possible to have a cd 4 % 49 . cd 4 absolute 1586. and lymphcytes absolute 3270. what does my cd 4 % 49 mean. i dont know the percentage? my lab works says it is in range. but i only know that if it is 200 or lower that is  not good. like a  500 would be good.? please help.

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« Reply #20 on: March 29, 2008, 11:12:23 PM »
A CD4% of 49 and an absolute count 1586 combined with a history of negative HIV antibody testing results indicates that you are absolutely, totally and irrefutably HIV negative.

You do not have HIV and you have been warned that you will not be allowed to keep posting this nonsense.

Move on.

MtD

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« Reply #21 on: March 29, 2008, 11:24:57 PM »
Jsv

I have merged your threads again, I have already explained this to you.

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I have merged your threads, please keep all your thougths and questions in this thread only do not start other threads.

As always Matty is spot on, in an HIV negative adult a normal CD4 is between 40-45% and an average absolute count for an HIV negative adult is normally between 1000-1600.

You are HIV negative..it's time for you to accept that and move on.

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« Reply #22 on: March 29, 2008, 11:29:21 PM »
JSV,

Please don't send me PM's seeking advice. If you have genuine questions ask them here in your thread.

MtD

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Re: lab test
« Reply #23 on: March 29, 2008, 11:46:01 PM »
thanks for the support . i still cant look

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Re: lab test
« Reply #24 on: March 29, 2008, 11:51:16 PM »
doc did write i need a hiv prc rna test. why?

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Re: lab test
« Reply #25 on: March 30, 2008, 12:07:30 AM »
im neg sorry

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Re: lab test
« Reply #26 on: March 30, 2008, 12:12:54 AM »
i had swollen lympnodes, fever. loss of   weight in face, everything. i am neg.   so sorry. .

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« Reply #27 on: March 30, 2008, 05:58:23 AM »
js,

I suggest you read the Welcome Thread as well as this thread before you even think about posting again. You don't seem to think the rules of this place apply to you - but I'm here to tell you they do. Fail to abide by any of them again and you'll be banned. No kidding.

You're hiv negative with CD4 counts to die for. Get on with your life.

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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 #28 on: April 20, 2008, 06:24:24 AM »
js,

I know you were having trouble with your password, but I also know that you remembered it and accessed your account BEFORE you tried to create not one, but TWO new accounts. If you'd read the Welcome thread like you've been told to, you would have known this is a bannable offence.

You're banned - permanently.

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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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