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So sorry but plz help (how orginal)
« on: December 14, 2011, 08:24:36 PM »
 :-\ Hello there ...

Firstly i must add i am sorry to waste peoples time and you must hear my question a lot .

I had a encounter and im worried i know i must test in 13 week but 2 weeks later i have runing nose and eyes and headache and im kinda convinced im now hiv .

I have children and im scared to go near them with my runing nose and eyes in case i also infect them , i'm terribly sorry to come over so ignornet and asking such a vage question , but im truly going out of my mind .

The protection i wor came off inside me but the guy did not finish but im worried about pre cum im terribly sorry and i hope everyone is okay

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ARS s ???????
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2011, 09:29:24 PM »
 >:( I posted a new topic asking for some help maybe it's not very clear due to the colour of the words ....

I never use a forum before but can some one plz explain to me ars , flu like symptoms i have flu excally the right time after my encounter .

I can't get tested till jan the 3rd , i know noone can say 100 percent only a test but im really scared REALLY scared ,

runing nose itchy roof of mouth runing eyes and headache is this the flue like symptoms i know this post may seem so silly to some but really is a big deal for me because i cant think of anything else and im so scared and tearful im never having sex again ! :)

plz reply to me im seriously scared xxxxxx

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3 week finger test or 3 month test ? confused WTF
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2011, 09:40:56 PM »
Confused about testing i made a appt to have a finger prick test done on the 3rd of jan to check for antibodies ? but is this a waste of time because i read that it takes 3 months to get a proper result , im reading so many conflicting storys on the internet yet the terrance higgings clinic phone line booked me for a 3 week internet says 3 months am i missing something ?

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Re: ARS s ???????
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2011, 10:24:10 PM »
>:( I posted a new topic asking for some help maybe it's not very clear due to the colour of the words ....

I never use a forum before but can some one plz explain to me ars , flu like symptoms i have flu excally the right time after my encounter .

I can't get tested till jan the 3rd , i know noone can say 100 percent only a test but im really scared REALLY scared ,

runing nose itchy roof of mouth runing eyes and headache is this the flue like symptoms i know this post may seem so silly to some but really is a big deal for me because i cant think of anything else and im so scared and tearful im never having sex again ! :)

plz reply to me im seriously scared xxxxxx
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Re: 3 week finger test or 3 month test ? confused WTF
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2011, 10:27:06 PM »
Confused about testing i made a appt to have a finger prick test done on the 3rd of jan to check for antibodies ? but is this a waste of time because i read that it takes 3 months to get a proper result , im reading so many conflicting storys on the internet yet the terrance higgings clinic phone line booked me for a 3 week internet says 3 months am i missing something ?
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Re: So sorry but plz help (how orginal)
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2011, 08:54:41 AM »
I've merged your threads here. In the future if you write an entry please follow our rule and keep all entries in this same thread. Do not start any new threads and use only a dark color that is easily readable. Thanks for your cooperation.

Neither the presence nor the absence of symptoms will tell you anything accurately about your HIV status. If you have had a risky sexual incident, specifically unprotected vaginal or anal intercourse, only an HIV test taken at 3 months afterwards can give you a conclusive and hopefully negative result. You can test initially at 6 weeks after the risk and if you get a negative result, then the likelihood is that you will continue to test negative at 3 months.

There is nothing HIV specific about any of the symptoms you are reporting.

Good luck with your test. 
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Re: So sorry but plz help (how orginal)
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2011, 12:48:37 PM »
hey so sorry for been all over the place ... never used a forum before i do see what a silly question i asked as well ,of course nothing but a test can tell me i have spoken to Terrance Higgins trust today as well and they was fab and explained the testing methods and everything and the flu i have seems to be just that with what they was saying the whole conversation with them was positive as a whole and im still nervous but at least the out look and expectancy not that bad thank you for taking the time to answer my thread anyway i appreciate that

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Re: So sorry but plz help (how orginal)
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2011, 01:13:02 PM »
Girl,

You have told us that you had an "encounter", but what, exactly, did this encounter entail? Unless you had unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse or shared street drug injecting equipment, you're probably worrying over nothing.

What, exactly, happened during this encounter?

Ann
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Re: So sorry but plz help (how orginal)
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2011, 01:16:16 PM »
sorry well the condom came of inside me and i had to drag it out so to speal :| lol

he did not finish inside me so its just pre cum im worrying about but hey if i am i am no point driving my self insane is their just got to take the test and hope for the best im more scared because i have little ones tbh and i don't want to leave them i think thats my most fear

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Re: So sorry but plz help (how orginal)
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2011, 01:19:40 PM »
Girl,

I removed the response you left in someone else's thread. If you read the Welcome Thread before posting like you're supposed to, you will have read the following posting guideline:

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Only those Moderators and members who are authorized to answer questions in the Am I Infected? forum are permitted do so. Unauthorized responses may be deleted without permission of the poster. Repeatedly posting replies of this nature may result in a Time Out or permanent ban, at the discretion of the Moderator Team.


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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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Re: So sorry but plz help (how orginal)
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2011, 01:21:33 PM »
sorry didnt know didnt really read the welcome post just  found out about not starting other threads only one :( soz hun

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Re: So sorry but plz help (how orginal)
« Reply #11 on: December 15, 2011, 01:24:51 PM »
Girl,

When you say you had to drag the condom out of you, do you mean you had to dig it out, or was it hanging out and you just had to pull it out?

If you had to dig it out, you've had a risk but as no cum was involved, it is very much on the lower end of the scale.

If you only had to pull the end hanging out, then you did not have a risk.

If by some remote chance you do test positive over this, you're not going to be leaving your kids any time soon. Have you not heard the news? Hiv is no longer a death sentence. We can now keep it very much under control with meds these days and in the UK, we do not have to pay for hiv meds. So stop worrying in that regard.

I really would not expect you to test positive over this, but if you did have to dig it out, the only way to know for sure is to test at the appropriate time. You should be having a FULL sexual health check up at least once a year anyway.

Ann
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Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

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Re: So sorry but plz help (how orginal)
« Reply #12 on: December 15, 2011, 01:25:23 PM »
sorry didnt know didnt really read the welcome post just  found out about not starting other threads only one :( soz hun

Make sure you read the Welcome thread I linked you to and you won't have these problems. :)

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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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Re: So sorry but plz help (how orginal)
« Reply #13 on: December 15, 2011, 01:34:02 PM »
Thank you i read the message now and am clear with what to do and what not to do .

i had to do some digging to get it out :| but there was no leaking from myself from him god embassing subject lol

its done now and theresreally no point in me been tearful really i just got to get on with things whatever

im been tested on the 3rd werid thing is im more worried about my kids mother family etc etc than hiv its self maybe im werid but yeah

im having the finger test first i have had that explained to me its for antibodies isn't it its just this flu i been struck with im not asking about symptoms here but what im saying is i think this is adding to my worrying

regardless to wether or not i am or not hiv i have to say this forum and the Terrance Higgins trust has massively educated me a lot on the subject

xxxxxxxxxxxxxx


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Re: So sorry but plz help (how orginal)
« Reply #14 on: December 15, 2011, 01:42:39 PM »
Girl,

Running nose and eyes are not the type of flu symptoms normally associated with hiv seroconversion. It's more the muscle aches, high fever, can't-get-out-of-bed type flu. There are an awful lot of head colds, tummy bugs and the flu going around in the UK at the moment. It sounds like you've just got an ordinary head cold. No big surprise with the weather we're having. Several of my mates and several of my mates kids are sick and I think I'm coming down with something too.

Sneezing, coughing or whatever around your family is not going to transmit hiv to them. Neither will sharing eating utensils or cups or plates or whatever. Hiv would only be transmitted to them if you had unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse with them. Really. Hiv is not spread through casual contact, like what happens amongst family members at home.

At what week will you be on Jan 3rd?

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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Re: So sorry but plz help (how orginal)
« Reply #15 on: December 15, 2011, 01:54:23 PM »
Hi it will be 4 weeks since my encounter .

thanks for all the help and i do think im para with things since it happened .

i feel very uneducated because i was worrying about the snot touching my little one and now i feel like a fool lol

im sorry to flood everyone with silly questions i should be okay and if i am not like i say been down wont help matters just a matter of getting on with things isnt it so week 4 that will show anti bodies and if its negative then what i gleem from the other posts on here that it will be negative would i need the other test at a later date then ? xxxx

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Re: So sorry but plz help (how orginal)
« Reply #16 on: December 15, 2011, 02:55:24 PM »
Your risk was very minimal in relation to the incident with the condom. You should wait until 6 weeks to do an initial test. Assuming you test negative, which is what I expect, you should re-test for a conclusive result at 3 months.
Andy Velez

 


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