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Offline wryagain

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High risk ...
« on: July 09, 2008, 12:00:36 PM »
Hello, I have been here before and saw many valuable comments and it is a great site. Here is my situation, 10 weeks back I had a home party in my plc and after a couple of drinks, as it always involves that, I made a wrong decision. Me and My school friend went to my bed room late, and we 'tried' to have intercourse. The thing is that I didn't convienced not enough to have sex without condom plus the alcohol, I can't get hard enough to penetrate deep and plus she was also drunk, thus kind of dry. But we tried so hard, I kind of mangage to get to her 2 or three times at one time, but still not deep. So we decided it is not working so we stop and sleep, but again after 3 hr or so we tried, still not sober but with no sucess again. but the same thing happened, 2 or three times get in to her, but not deep still. Then that was it...

I have tested for all STDs, including HIV, last Sep. with Neg. result. And this was my only exposure after that. I have an African decedent and she is from Finland. After about 6 weeks later, I start to have all kinds of symptoms. It all starts with fatigue, headache and very red tonsillitis and a bit fever. But then, one day on the 7th week, I have a white patch back on my throat but gone after having a meal. I start to have diarrhea the same week, with more fatigue even to the point that I had to come back to home from work. I start to have a chest pain now, with a bit coughing. Now on week 10/11, I have almost all the above symptoms, except the white patch thing.

Is this all ARS symptoms? what is my real risk assessment? thank you very your time...best

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Re: High risk ...
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2008, 12:31:20 PM »
None of your symptoms are in anyway HIV specific. In any case symptoms will never tell you anything accurately about your HIV status.

Your risk in this incident was low because it was so brief and only the one time, but theoretically it was risky. So yes, you do need to get tested at 13 weeks. Given what you have described I would expect you to test negative. But you need to learn from this experience. Mixing alcohol and casual sex is a dangerous combination.

You can have intercourse with any regardless of their HIV status. But you always need to do it the safer way which means using a condom everytime. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Get tested and collect what I expect will be a negative result. Discuss your symptoms with your doctor. I don't see this as an HIV situation.

Cheers,
Andy Velez

Offline wryagain

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Re: High risk ...
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2008, 12:43:58 PM »
Tnx Andy for your prompt response. What I get scared from this situation is that we have tried many time, and in way it was very tense as she was 'dry', so I think there should be some tiring from our both side, if even i didn't notice any, like bleed or something...I know beside vaginal secretion, such kind of stiff trial could break skin and allow penetration for any viruses. Is this not also an incident considered to be risky, cause it had happen quite a few times in that night, apart of the brief penetration? best.

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Re: High risk ...
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2008, 01:43:02 PM »
Hello, I have been here before

Aye, that's right, mate. You've been here before and you went under the name of Nabale. You've been previously warned about creating additional accounts and guess what? You're banned, permanently.

Bye!

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