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Author Topic: question - about testing and sex  (Read 1710 times)

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Offline arnisa

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question - about testing and sex
« on: October 12, 2009, 01:15:02 AM »
hi there
im 29 bi male need to ask you something


about testing:
-from this forum i found out 3 months test is valid
Q:does the doctor need to know when and how the exposure happened?
why am i asking u this? -a) im from conservetive countries b)previous doctors, really believe in validity of 6 month test, which put me in misery another 3 months.


about sex...:

-i dont think this has to do much on HIV, but u met a varieties of questions before
-ive sex with CSW, and using condom
-nothing anal or vaginal
-i rub my penis between her legs   just under the vagina
-without lubrication, of course the condom broke
---maybe my penis enter the vagina---
-maybe not, becouse ive ejaculated outside (this is the time when i found my condom broke-
beside, she said it never enter hers-i donno what to believe that time :'()
Q: Is there any possible way i can get infected by this?
« Last Edit: October 12, 2009, 03:40:22 AM by arnisa »

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: question - about testing and sex
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2009, 08:11:29 AM »
In order to know that you have reliably tested negative at 13 weeks, you have to know or make a best guess at when the most recent possible exposure took place. Testing to 6 months is only warranted when longterm intravenous drug use is involved or organ transplant or treatment for cancer or other serious disease which can affect the immune system. Otherwise 13 weeks has long been widely accepted for a reliable testing result.

The only confirmed sexual means of HIV transmission are through unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. All other activities sexually are only theoretically risky. In the real world of HIV it's about unprotected intercourse.

Putting your penis between someone's legs, with or without a condom is not a risk for HIV transmission.

Andy Velez

Offline arnisa

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Re: question - about testing and sex
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2009, 11:12:08 PM »

about rapid test
-i went for hiv rapid test today
-the dr. ask me what  and when is the exposure
-i told him, it was sharing needle and sex (14 weeks ago)
-the test turn out to be -ve
-i didnt tell him, about the drug, actually last time i did it is only once, 16 years ago, i never take drugs anymore since then.

Q: is there any different from hiv test for sex and hiv test for drug user?
is my answer, will interrupt the result of the test?

becouse i dont think im drug user anymore. (but the dr. think i am)

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: question - about testing and sex
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2009, 07:57:51 AM »
If the last time you shared drugs with a needle was 16 years ago and risky sex 14 weeks ago, then your negative test result was definitely valid.

For future reference in terms of sexual risk for HIV, just use a condom evertime for vaginal or anal sex and you will be well protected as far as HIV is concerned.

Cheers.
Andy Velez

Offline arnisa

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Re: question - about testing and sex
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2009, 01:07:54 AM »

thank you very much mr.velez for put away my doubt.:) :) :)

over n out..

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: question - about testing and sex
« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2009, 08:06:58 AM »
Good. I'm glad you found our exchange to be helpful.

Make sure you always use condoms for intercourse and you will be well protected in the future against sexual transmission of HIV. And should you ever decide to do intravenous drugs again, just make sure you use your own clean needle.

Cheers.
Andy Velez

 


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