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Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« on: April 12, 2010, 03:49:48 PM »
Dear Sir, I am Male 28, I had two exposure one in aug09 & 2nd in feb10, i was using a condoms in both exposure but in 1st exposure my condoms fails and in 2nd condoms was perfect, however i had got fiver approx after 2 month after 1st exposure therefore my doc suggest me test, i done hiv test it comes negative (0.317) in oct (Method- FULLY AUTOMATED CLIA ON COBAS E411 using serum) fiver goes way in 2days and around after 4 month after 1st exposure i got some more symptoms like Sore Throat, Joint pain, body pain, Muscle Pain and its continue for a month so my dr done 2nd test for my 1st exposure (after 5 months) in jan10 again its come back negative (0.392) with cdc & in cdc only lucocyte count come little more (11600), after 8 months i repeat my test and again its come back negative (EIA Test).  And during 2nd exposure condom was perfect but lady was bleeding badly due to her periods. After few day i had done unprotected sex with my wife. Approx after 2 weeks she had pain in upper back its remain for a week and gone again after few days its come back for a day, and now she had pain in her chest for last 5 to 6 days. Still i had some symptoms like muscle pain, (Sir i can understand my wife symptoms because she had epilapsy and she got symptoms after she her episode) 
Because of my symptoms my dr done some test like cbc, Vitamin B12, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate. in CBC Leucocyte Count Come little more (11600), M.C.V Count comes low (81.8), Neutrophils come LOW (34.0), Lymphocytes HIGH (58.0), WBC (Relative Lymphocytosis, Basophils is in bottom line (0.0), ESR is Normal (6) & Vitamin B12 is LOW (153.8), Total C.P.K is normal.
Sir i want to know 1) weather all this is because of Hiv or other reason? 2) Should i need more Hiv test for my 2nd exposure? (8weeks EIA Hiv test result come back nagetive of 2nd exposure & 8 months after 1st exposure), what my Hiv Statue? Pls Pls Help... i am realy very worried...  thank you so much...

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2010, 03:53:52 PM »
You are worrying needlessly about HIV. You have reliably tested negative for HIV. Actually you only had to test for the one where the condom broke and to do that at 13 weeks after. The second incident where the woman bled but you had a condom on was not risky. Condoms provide very effective protection.

Whatever caused your symptoms or your wife's had nothing to do with HIV. You don't need anymore HIV testing.

If you or your wife still have symptoms that are bothering you that is something to discuss with a doctor. We cannot diagnose symptoms in this setting. But I can tell you that HIV is definitely not the problem.
Andy Velez

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2010, 04:07:57 PM »
Thank you sir for your reply, now my wife dont have any symptoms and i had only one that was cold from last 3days but filling little better today. and for my 2nd exposure i am fully protected and i dont seen any blood on my condom. and 2nd exposure was too small, and when i done 8 months test 2 days before for 1st exposure till that time my 2nd exposure also passed 63 days during this test. Should i consider my self safe from HIV? thanks

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2010, 04:41:40 PM »
I am confused by the time frame you are giving for your tests. The important thing is if you have tested negative for the first incident during which the condom broke. Your risk would have been low but still the sensible thing is to have tested. So if you have tested negative at 13 weeks or more after that broken condom incident then you have nothing to worry about in relation to HIV.

The second incident was not a risk and testing was not required.
Andy Velez

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Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2010, 04:52:02 PM »
Sir, I had tested negative after 8 months for my first incident during which the condom broke... and test method was EIA. thnaks

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2010, 05:05:02 PM »
Please reply... thanks

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2010, 05:11:41 PM »
SM, I have merged your threads. Please follow our rule and keep all of your entries in this same thread. Don't start new threads for any other comments.

You are HIV negative. You don't have to worry. You have reliably tested negative for the HIV virus.

No more testing is needed.
Andy Velez

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2010, 05:13:22 PM »
Andy Sir, after my last reply what should i consider risk? Thanks

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2010, 05:14:10 PM »
Thanks for your help...

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2010, 05:21:41 PM »
The only confirmed risks for the sexual transmission of HIV are unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. As long as you are always using condoms for those you are well protected.

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #10 on: April 30, 2010, 03:06:43 PM »
Hi, Today i had done my Elisa HIV test for my 2nd exposure and thank god its come back negative. i want to know how conclusive is 84 days HIV test is? because in 3 months there is 91 days (13weeks) by mistake i had done my test one week early in 12 weeks its 84 days. should my test is conclusive or i need re-test my self after a week? thanks

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2010, 03:25:06 PM »
In many countries 12 weeks is used as the testing point. So you can regard your negative result as conclusive and reliable. No further testing is necessary.

You are HIV negative. Period. End of story.

Celebrate that happy conclusion to your concern by always using condoms for vaginal and anal intercourse. No exceptions.

Cheers.
Andy Velez

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2010, 04:04:19 PM »
Sir, I am from India, is 12 weeks is enough for my country, i am asking you this again because someone told me to do test @ 12 weeks and that was conclusive between 84 to 92 days, but some other person had told me that my test result may change within 8 days. is it possible that after 12 week negative test may change in just one week?  who is right? i don't understand & i am confused. thanks 

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2010, 05:10:14 PM »
3 months is the worldwide standard for HIV testing. All but a small number of persons who seroconvert do so by the end of the first month. You are reliably HIV negative.
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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #14 on: May 19, 2010, 02:13:29 AM »
Andy Velez Sir,

I consider myself safe from HIV after your advice, but 3 things make me worried again...

1) From last 1 month i had dry cough and its not going
2) My mouth, tongue & throat goes white
3) And from yesterday i had infection & burning sensation on top skin of my panes

and sir i want to ask just few more thing to clear my mind...

1) Should any ars symptoms comes after 3 months?
2) symptoms come all together or separately if it's comes? ?
3) if anybody has one or more symptoms and he get tested then should test catch HIV infection?
4) Are my above mention symptoms are sound ARS symptoms?

i also shown to ENT doctor also and she told me its because of smoking and didnt tell her about my exposure and i started continue smoking from this Jan 2010... before that i smoke very rare. for this reason only i stated worried about whiteness in mouth & ect...

Sir Please help me to answers my few questions, i am really worried and i cant constraint into my brother marriage which is on 29th may... Thanks a lot

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #15 on: May 19, 2010, 04:31:40 AM »
   Anyone who continues to post excessively, questioning a conclusive negative result or no-risk situation, will be subject to a four week Time Out (a temporary ban from the Forums). If you continue to post excessively after one Time Out, you may be given a second Time Out which will last eight weeks. There is no third Time Out - it is a permanent ban. The purpose of a Time Out is to encourage you to seek the face-to-face help we cannot provide on this forum.
« Last Edit: May 19, 2010, 04:36:22 AM by RapidRod »

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #16 on: May 19, 2010, 06:25:39 AM »
Dear Andy Velez Sir i am waiting for your reply... Thanks

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #17 on: May 19, 2010, 07:57:00 AM »
You have conclusively tested negative for HIV. You ARE HIV negative. Period. End of story.

Get on with your life and just make sure that if you have relations again outside of your relationship that you are always wearing a condom for either vaginal or anal intercourse.

There's really nothing more for us to say to you here.

Good luck to you. HIV is not your problem. Get on with your life.
Andy Velez

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #18 on: May 19, 2010, 09:29:06 AM »
Thank you very much for your valuable reply, I accept your advice and again I move on with my life just reply me for one more question are you find my symptoms as ars symptoms. Thanks

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #19 on: May 19, 2010, 09:38:16 AM »
 please reply me for my last post... Thanks

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #20 on: May 19, 2010, 09:58:41 AM »
Your symptoms are not in anyway ARS or HIV-specific. But then you didn't have a risk.

And even if you had a risk, which I repeat that you did not, neither the presence nor the absence of symptoms will ever tell you anything accurately about your HIV status. If you had a risk, only an HIV test at the proper time (13 weeks) would give you a reliable answer.

If you continue to return about this non-risk situation you are going to find yourself getting a 28 day Time Out from the site. HIV is not an issue for you.
Andy Velez

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #21 on: May 19, 2010, 10:34:20 AM »
Thanks a lot for helping me... I think 12 weeks & 13 weeks test never make any difference... Thank you once again 

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #22 on: May 19, 2010, 03:29:19 PM »
You're welcome.
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Hiv rash
« Reply #23 on: August 20, 2010, 02:39:30 PM »
Dear Members,

I had protected sex but condom broken during sex in last July 2009...
after that i tested many time for hiv all test
comes negative and last month i had donated
blood in hospital and that also clear (Negative )
because no call come from hospital and they
had given me my blood group card so i think i
am negative after 11 months . i had many
symptoms before but now i seen some pink or
red color rash in my body for eg . one on my
nose , 3- 4 on my sholders, 2 - 3 on my chest ,
2 - 3 on my hands, 3 - 4 on my stomach and
maybe some on my back also . i did not find
any painful rash and some rash are small and
some are big . and i did not notice any rash
before maybe it should be there but didt
notice . i come to know about rash and
symptoms of hiv when i find on internet .
1 ) i want know whether hiv rash can developed
after 11 months negative hiv test ?
2 ) should i free from hiv?
3 ) should i worried further if i get any of
symptoms like hiv ?
4 ) should i need more test or see to any hiv
doctor ?
5 ) should anyone find hiv+ and six month
negative with normal hiv blood test ?
6 ) should hiv symptoms last till 3 - 4 months ?
Thanks a lot members for your
help.

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Re: Hiv rash
« Reply #24 on: August 20, 2010, 03:00:31 PM »
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« Reply #25 on: August 20, 2010, 03:21:00 PM »
Sorry next time i will not start new post but this time pls solve my this problem. thanks

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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #26 on: August 20, 2010, 03:42:24 PM »
I've merged your threads here. Please follow our rule in the future and keep all of your entries in this same thread.

You are worrying needlessly. You had a low level risk when your condom broke. Your many negative results confirmed that you are HIV negative. And it is not necessary to test for more than 3 months after a risky incident. So you are unquestionably HIV negative.

Whatever is going on with your rash and any other symptoms has nothing to do with HIV. Consult with your doctor or a dermatologist to find out what the problem is. For sure it iis not HIV.  

You have come here many times about this problem when you had already conclusively tested negative. We're not going to begin another round of worries and what ifs about your status. If you continue to return when we know you're HIV negative you need to know that you will find yourself getting a Time Out from the site. HIV is not your problem. Period.
« Last Edit: August 20, 2010, 03:44:22 PM by Andy Velez »
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Re: Worried about Hiv Pls Help
« Reply #27 on: August 20, 2010, 11:02:51 PM »
sms,

You need to get a grip. You've tested conclusively hiv negative. You've been told this. But yet earlier today, you tried for a new account, presumably because you were told you'd be given a time out. And don't give me any bullshit about forgetting your password etc, because I know full well you logged into your existing account before you tried for a new one.

You're hiv negative. Now eff off and get on with your life. Or be banned from this website. It's your choice.

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