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Offline happy22

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Pls help me..
« on: March 24, 2010, 02:18:06 PM »
Hi guys..i slept over at my friends house..i live my face cloth and teethbrush,just in case..i went to the bathroom to wash my face,my face cloth was dry,as i soaked it in warm water,i wiped my face as i looked at th water it was red,lots of blood..when i asked my friend,she said a friend of ours used it and she was on her periods..i dnt know her status,but if shes positive can i be at risk?its a month now and i have this red rash over my body..pls help

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Pls help me..
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2010, 02:21:27 PM »
You never had a risk.

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Pls help me..
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2010, 05:28:47 PM »
There was absolutely no risk for HIV transmission. Read our lesson on Transmission. There's a link to it in the Welcome thread which opens this section.

HIV is a fragile virus and is not passed from environmental surfaces such as fabrics, doorknobs, furniture and other such. You are worrying needlessly. Read that lesson and get with the real risks for HIV.
Andy Velez

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Re: Pls help me..
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2010, 05:14:27 AM »
Thank u so much guys..i was really worried..cause that friend has a boyfriend and they not using protection,when i warn her,she says she nows,but cant help it..

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Re: Pls help me..
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2010, 07:51:28 AM »
Happy, you may not be able to do anything about your friend's behavior. But you can control your own. Just make sure that if you are having either vaginal or anal intercourse the guy is always without exception wearing a condom. Then you will be well protected against the transmission of HIV.
Andy Velez

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Why?
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2010, 12:55:12 PM »
Im sorry to ask about this,especially because its not about me..my boyfriend got a promotion at work,so he had to do hiv test..they did 2 different test one came positive and the other negative,he went back to do another it was negative..i dnt understand why another would be positive..pls explain..

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Re: Why?
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2010, 01:02:37 PM »
Your question will not be answered until you return to your original thread. Take the time and read the welcome thread and the posting guidelines of this forum.

Offline happy22

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Re: Why?
« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2010, 01:31:33 PM »
Sorry

Offline happy22

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Re: Pls help me..
« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2010, 01:49:32 PM »
Hi guyz..my boyfriend got a promotion at work,he had to do the hiv test..they did 2 different test, one came positive and the other one is negative..he went back to do another one it came negative..why would the other one be positive..pls  help..

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Re: Pls help me..
« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2010, 02:24:47 PM »
I've merged your threads here. In the future please follow our rule and keep all of your entries in the same thread. Thanks for your cooperation.

HIV tests can initially be mistakenly positive for all sorts of reasons. A positive result is always checked by having a western blot done. That is a more specific test and a negative on the western blot always trumps the positive on the Elisa.

So your bf is negative as I assume a western blot was done for the second test.
Andy Velez

Offline happy22

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Re: Pls help me..
« Reply #10 on: June 24, 2010, 01:20:06 PM »
Im not sure..They took blood from his arm and put in a tube like container..it took 4-5 hours for the results..

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Re: Pls help me..
« Reply #11 on: June 24, 2010, 01:26:34 PM »
Don't guess. He should ask them what the confirming test(s) were.
Andy Velez

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Re: Pls help me..
« Reply #12 on: September 13, 2010, 06:35:38 AM »
hi guys..im so disappointed with myself,THAT i let it get there..yesterday my bf and i were kissing and things got heated,he was rubbing his penis against my vagina,he try to insert his penis in my vagina but i stopped him because we didnt have condoms..he was very close to putting it in,and he had precum on his penis..what are the chances of being infected with hiv(if his positive)..so.worried..do think i need to get tested?thank you       

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Re: Pls help me..
« Reply #13 on: September 13, 2010, 06:55:00 AM »
hi guys..im so disappointed with myself,THAT i let it get there..yesterday my bf and i were kissing and things got heated,he was rubbing his penis against my vagina,he try to insert his penis in my vagina but i stopped him because we didnt have condoms..he was very close to putting it in,and he had precum on his penis..what are the chances of being infected with hiv(if his positive)..so.worried..do think i need to get tested?thank you       
If there were no penetration then you didn't have and exposure and don't need an HIV test.

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nose bleed while kissing
« Reply #14 on: February 07, 2012, 09:55:28 AM »
Hi..can you please help me,my new boyfriend and I were kissing,and he had a nose bleed,I tasted some of his blood but not a lot..4 days later I'm sick with flu..was I at risk for hiv infection?do I need to go get tested?I'm so scared?please help..

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Re: nose bleed while kissing
« Reply #15 on: February 07, 2012, 12:11:36 PM »
Please do not start a new thread every time you have another question or thought - regardless if you think your questions are related to each other or not. It helps us to help you when you keep all your thoughts or questions in one thread and it helps other readers to follow the discussion. Additional threads will be merged.

If you cannot find your thread, click on the "Show own posts" link in the left-hand column of any forum page, under your name

Offline happy22

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Re: nose bleed while kissing
« Reply #16 on: February 07, 2012, 12:39:26 PM »
Hi..can you please help me,my new boyfriend and I were kissing,and he had a nose bleed,I tasted some of his blood but not a lot..4 days later I'm sick with flu..was I at risk for hiv infection?do I need to go get tested?I'm so scared?please help.

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Re: Pls help me..
« Reply #17 on: February 07, 2012, 01:08:05 PM »
As you have been told previously, it's a rule here for you to always write only in your original thread. I've again merged your new thread with the old one. Please follow our rule or next time you will get a Time Out about this.

With regard to your latest concern, once again there was absolutely no risk during your bloody kissing incident. Kissing of any sort is not a risk. Period.

As you have also been told previously, the only confirmed risks for the sexual transmission of HIV are unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. As long as you always use condoms for those activities you will be well protected. Yes, it really is just that simple.

So there is no need for testing nor further concern this time.
Andy Velez

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Re: Pls help me..
« Reply #18 on: February 08, 2012, 05:51:16 AM »
Happy,

I agree with Andy that you did not have a risk for hiv infection during this kiss. I understand that you tasted some of his blood from his nose, but because your saliva contains over a dozen different proteins and enzymes the damage hiv and render it unable to infect, you were not at risk. You would have had to got a mouthful of blood before it would be remotely risky. A "taste" of blood is not a concern.

Here's what you need to know in order to avoid hiv infection:

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 without a condom lasts only a matter of minutes, but hiv is forever.

Have a look through the condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use condoms with confidence.

ALTHOUGH YOU DO NOT NEED TO TEST OVER A KISS, 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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