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Author Topic: I am terrified!!  (Read 1067 times)

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Offline jamesmal

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I am terrified!!
« on: August 21, 2011, 11:12:10 PM »
I have unprotected anal sex since 12 Feb 2011 and I was the receptive partner. I am a passive homo and I have put myself into the high risk. I have done ELISA test on 28 Jun 2011 and It is negative. I have also done rapid test on 12 Aug 2011 which is in 181 days which is also negative. I had done numerous rapid test for the last 2 months which is in Jun & July and also negative. What do you think of all these tests. I still feel uneasy and plan to do ELISA test and also P24 antigen test. BTW, I am from Malaysia

Day 181 (12 Aug 2011) since 12 Feb 2011

HIV P24 Antigen - Not Detected

HIV 1 and 2 Ab/Ag - Not Detected
HIV Method: (ECLIA)

Day 188 (19 Aug 2011) since 12 Feb 2011

Rapid Test (finger prick) - Negative

Offline RapidRod

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Re: I am terrified!!
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2011, 12:59:47 AM »
You don't have HIV.

Offline jamesmal

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Re: I am terrified!!
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2011, 02:11:24 AM »
Is there any possibility that I am facing late seroconversion?

Offline RapidRod

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Re: I am terrified!!
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2011, 04:47:26 AM »
No.

Offline Ann

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Re: I am terrified!!
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2011, 07:06:03 AM »
James,

While you do not have hiv from the incident in February, you need to wise up and start insisting that condoms are used. Even "passive" partners in sexual relations have a responsibility to protect their own health.

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 FURTHER TESTING AT THIS TIME (because you are conclusively hiv negative), 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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