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Offline kintoke

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Risk exposure sex
« on: December 01, 2008, 11:45:51 PM »
Hi everyone.

First of all, I want to thanks the oportunity that this forum gave me to expose my problem. Im not very good with english, but still I will do my best.

Im male, heter, 24 years and I only had sexual relation two times. The second one, I committed the terrible mistake of doing it without condom, exposing to the HIV (I don`t know the situation of her, it was one night stand). I know what I did it was stupid... I played with my life,and I really learned the lesson..always condom..ALWAYS.

Well, to start, she gave me oral sex, and also I did masturbate her with my fingers. After that, whe had sex for about 3 to 4 minutes when I realized the error I was commiting, so I stoped.

One question is, four - five days after the risk situation, I felt swollen lymph nodes, specially under my chin. that symtomps I still have it (1 1/2 weeks after), so Im terrify that maybe it is ARS.

Another question is, knowing that I was involved in a risk situation, what are the odd on my side?, I very concern and worried...Im thinking of this everytime.

... this one and a half week have been the worst of my life.

Thank you everyone.

 

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Re: Risk exposure sex
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2008, 07:04:14 AM »
Kin,

Symptoms or even the lack of symptoms will never tell you anything about your hiv status. Only testing will.

You need to test at three months past this encounter for a conclusive result. Hiv is much more difficult to transmit from a woman to a man and I fully expect you to test negative after a one-time event. However, you must test to know for sure.

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.

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 kintoke

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Re: Risk exposure sex
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2008, 05:44:52 PM »
Thanks a lot for your response.

So, do think that any symptoms related (if exist) of HIV infection can exist within 6 days from the incident?

Even if she was HIV+, I have great odd of not having the HIV?

Thank you again.

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Re: Risk exposure sex
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2008, 08:39:26 PM »
Kin,

Yes, you have an excellent chance of testing negative after a one time event - but don't make it a habit. Test at the appropriate time an always use condoms in future.

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

Offline kintoke

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Re: Risk exposure sex
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2008, 11:56:07 AM »
Thanks ann...It really helps your reply.

Now, you didn`t answer me about the symtoms...even if their are nos accurate to conclude an HIV infection. Can someone have those symtoms just days after exposure (I mean, 6 days after).

Thank you again

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Re: Risk exposure sex
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2008, 02:30:39 PM »
Kin,

I didn't answer your symptom question because symptoms, or even the LACK of symptoms, mean nothing when it comes to hiv infection. The ONLY way to know your hiv status is to test at the appropriate time.

But symptoms, if they do happen (and they might not!) normally take closer to two weeks to manifest.

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

Offline kintoke

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Re: Risk exposure sex
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2008, 07:08:46 PM »
Hi everyone

Its been 3 weeks now and I still have a little pain in my neck, the left side. Like I said before, taht little pain started 4 days after the exposure. After 1 week and a half, I went to a doctor and told me that I cought a flue (my throat was very red) and he gave me some antiboitics for one week. Now that I acomplished that week, Im still having the same little pain that I got at the four days (or maybe 5) after the exposure.

I know that it is very difficult to diagnose someone by internet, but I will try to do my best:
I feel the lymph glands swollen under my chin and maybe the one right under my ear(just maybe because it seems it is at the same size as the righ one). I think that because of I feel strained the left side of the neck, and a little in the back and that is what it is bother me.

So, I want to have some feed back from the experts of the forum about my case. Please I know that maybe I can be categorized by panaoic with my situation, but I still need your advice.

Also, two questions:

I know that symtoms aren`t reliable to define an invection, but can exist at 4 or maybe 5 days after the exposure?

My "symptoms" can be classified like being related to an infection of this kind?

I wanted to say thanks all of you, specially for your infinyte patience.


« Last Edit: December 10, 2008, 07:11:41 PM by kintoke »

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Re: Risk exposure sex
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2008, 07:45:16 PM »
Kin,

Stop looking for symptoms and stop asking us about them. We don't discuss symptoms here. If you feel unwell, see a doctor.

There's nothing new to add. You've had a risk but we don't expect you to end up positive over a one time event. Test at the appropriate time.

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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