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Offline wenkwank

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Please help
« on: August 01, 2006, 06:07:25 AM »
Hello,

I was tested for hiv a month ago, by antibody and also p24 which came back negative, but i am really stressed because i am thinking what if they didn't check for hiv2.

the reason why i did the test is because of my mother who is constantly threaten to infect me with hiv virus, becasue she has it and i deciede to ge tested and the place where i got tested i ams cared that they tried to infect me.

after the test i went home, and checked the internet and found this disturbing news http://www.blink.org.uk/print.asp?key=7773

it made me worried,even though i have had the test result back and its negative, i am worried that they infected me i was crying the whole time and didn't see if she used a clean needle or the tube thing....

please help

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Re: Please help
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2006, 06:10:55 AM »
You do not get HIv from an HIV test. I submit that the paranoia that caused you to test in the first place (infected intentionally by your mother) and the paranoia that leads you to doubt your test raises red flags to me. I submit that even after you educate yourself by reading the Welcome Page regarding HIv transmission vectors and tests, you might want to speak to a professional mental health counselor in order to fully expunge your unwarranted fear.

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Offline Ronnie99

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Re: Please help
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2006, 06:12:04 AM »
No reputable HIV testing center would intentionally try to infect you. The people who work there are there to help you. That idea sounds like an irrational fear on your part. On the other hand your statement that your HIV+ mother threatens to infect you is very troubling. You should try to get her into counseling of some sort.

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Re: Please help
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2006, 06:26:41 AM »
wenk,

Unless you're having unprotected intercourse with your mother, there is no way she can deliberately infect you. Hiv is a fragile, difficult to transmit virus and it is NOT transmitted through normal, everyday contact.

You didn't need to test in the first place.

If you are young, you need to go to a trusted adult and let them know what is going on in your home. If you are an adult yourself, maybe it is time to look for somewhere else to live. Pronto. Not because I think your mum can follow through with her threats, but because you don't have to live with someone who is dishing out this kind of emotional abuse.

Good luck.

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Offline wenkwank

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Re: Please help
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2006, 09:32:45 AM »
Thank you for your answers, i am more worried because i heard that there are two type of hiv...and i am worried if they only check ed for hiv-1 instead of hiv2 as well

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Re: Please help
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2006, 09:36:49 AM »
How would your mother have tried to infect you?

Offline wenkwank

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Re: Please help
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2006, 10:02:10 AM »
she told me on numerous occasions she beats me for no good reason also scratches me and stuff. i know hiv isn't transmitted through scratces i am really worried...

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Re: Please help
« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2006, 10:05:54 AM »
This forum will be of no help to you. Contact Children's Services in your area.

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Re: Please help
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2006, 10:06:08 AM »
wenk,

How old are you?

Ann
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Offline wenkwank

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Re: Please help
« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2006, 10:10:36 AM »
16 years old i am not living with my mum anymore i am with my aunty but i am stil worried about the test

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« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2006, 10:11:55 AM »
wenk,

I sent you a PM - to read it look at the list of links under your username in the top left hand corner of any forum page.

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

Online RapidRod

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Re: Please help
« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2006, 10:12:11 AM »
You have never given a reason to be tested.

Offline wenkwank

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Re: Please help
« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2006, 10:28:22 AM »
my mum told me to my face on numerous occasion about infecting me ..i just have some question about p24 does it detect both hiv

Online RapidRod

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Re: Please help
« Reply #13 on: August 01, 2006, 10:35:29 AM »
I see no reason to continue this thread.  I see no reason to answer anymore of your questions when you haven't had a risk. This forum is for people that believe they've had a risk and want a risk assessment. I withdraw.

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« Reply #14 on: August 01, 2006, 10:35:57 AM »
wenk,

Just because your mum threatened to infect you doesn't mean she would be able to do it.

The P24 test would pick up an infection - but only in the first few weeks of the infection. After that, the antibody test takes over and will detect hiv antibodies.

If you've never shared drug injecting equipment with anyone or had unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse with someone, then you will not be infected with hiv. Your mum would have had to do something really drastic to be able to infect you. Scratches won't do it, no matter what your mother might believe.

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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