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Beginning to worry.
« on: August 06, 2008, 10:47:59 AM »
Had an encounter with a girl at a massage parlor. Oral and vaginal, both with condom.
Oral was for about 10-15min, while vaginal was less than a minute. At first I thought nothing of this as it is extremely low risk, if no risk at all. No visible damage to condom either.

However, at 2 weeks afterwards I developed a small ulcer, canker sore on my front gum (never had one before). This healed up in about 9 days. About the third week, I did experience some flu-like symptoms with chills/fever. This was accompanied by diarrhea and some nausea. The flu symptoms only lasted another day, but the diarrhea has persisted and going on its fourth week.

I have tested negative for all STD’s this week including HIV, with a negative result at 6 weeks. I am very concerned at this point because it seems the latter would be the only possibility.

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Re: Beginning to worry.
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2008, 10:55:41 AM »
Chondo,

Your six week negative result is not going to change. Nothing you did put you at risk for hiv infection.

Getting a blowjob, with or without a condom, is not a risk.

Protected intercourse is just that; protected. Condoms have been proven to prevent hiv infection. No, they don't have microscopic holes. When they fail, you KNOW about it.

You do not need further testing over this incident.

See your doctor about your physical symptoms - they have nothing to do with hiv. You do not have hiv. You are hiv negative.

Ann
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Offline chondro78

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Re: Beginning to worry.
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2008, 11:24:14 AM »
Thanks Ann,

I was tested at 13 weeks (87days) and result was negative using an Oraquick (blood/fingerprick) test, not to mention being tested every week leading up to that after my 6 -week test. Should I consider this a conclusive result?

Not sure if anyone has any expertise on this subject as well, or if it has been brought up on here before, but something else that came to mind is that I was supplementing with food grade H202, orally, for a cold sore about the time when the symptoms all started. Since this is a "cleansing" regimen, would this possibly have anything to do with causing any of these symptoms? Also, if I was at any risk whatsoever, would this supplementation have any effect on the development of antibodies, for myself or anyone for that matter, therefore delaying the window period beyond three months?

My gastrointestinal symptoms went away at about the 8th week but have returned now at the 5th month. I don't feel sick in any way, just cramping and frequent loose bowel movements for the past 2 weeks; mild but persistent. I'll be going to see my doctor about this next week as I am still concerned.


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« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2008, 11:34:56 AM »
Chon,

You were already told that your six week negative test result was conclusive as you did not have a risk.

To test every week following your six week conclusive negative was a waste of time, money and resources, plain and simple. Talk about testing overkill - you didn't even have a risk!

There are no supplements that would delay seroconversion. As for your symptoms, see a doctor. We cannot and will not speculate as to the cause of your symptoms. See a doctor.

You ARE hiv negative and it's time you quit testing and moved on with your life.

Keep using condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will continue to avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple.

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

 


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