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Author Topic: Am I low risk?? Having unprotected sex with positive female  (Read 2364 times)

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Offline bigbird0101

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Am I low risk?? Having unprotected sex with positive female
« on: March 13, 2012, 01:31:24 AM »
Hello Everyone,

My female partner was tested positive in HIV (HIV duo test)on MArch 10, 2012 and is now subject for confirmatory result for two weeks.
Her boyfriend/live-in partner is also tested March 12, 2012 that came out "negative /non reactive" in hiv duotest, they lived together for almost 5 years and always having sex.

Last March 2 and 9, this female partner of mine and I had unprotected sex. We didn't know she was infected prior to the test in March 10.

And yesterday, MArch 12, I tried to have an hiv rapid test, and it result negative.

Is there a possibilities that she have a false positive?
what are the ratio?
She has taking birth control pills and have no symptoms at all.
And also, Her male live-in partner until now they are together tested for a Negative result.

Is my chance lower? and is there a  possiblities for a defective rapid test kit to give positive result initially?



« Last Edit: March 13, 2012, 05:55:36 AM by bigbird0101 »

Offline bigbird0101

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Re: Unprotected sex with HIV positive woman on ARVs; viral load 50
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2012, 01:42:48 AM »
Hello Everyone,

I think I have a little same situation...

My female partner was tested positive in HIV (initial test), rapid test on MArch 10, 2012 and is now subject for confirmatory result for two weeks. Her male live-in partner is also tested March 12, 2012 that came out "negative /non reactive", they already together for almost 5 years and always having sex.

Last March 2 and 9, my female partner and I had unprotected sex. We didn't know she was infected prior to the test in March 10.

And yesterday, MArch 12, I tried to have an hiv rapid test, and it result negative.

Is there a possibilities that she have a false positive?
what are the ratio?
She has taking birth control pills and have no symptoms at all.
And also, Her male live-in partner until now they are together tested for a Negative result.

Is my chance lower? and is there a  possiblities for a defective rapid test kit to give positive result initially?



Offline bigbird0101

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a little out of topic, but you guys can give me advice to lessen my agony
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2012, 01:45:51 AM »
Hello Everyone,

I think I have a little same situation...

My female partner was tested positive in HIV (initial test), rapid test on MArch 10, 2012 and is now subject for confirmatory result for two weeks. Her male live-in partner is also tested March 12, 2012 that came out "negative /non reactive", they already together for almost 5 years and always having sex.

Last March 2 and 9, my female partner and I had unprotected sex. We didn't know she was infected prior to the test in March 10.

And yesterday, MArch 12, I tried to have an hiv rapid test, and it result negative.

Is there a possibilities that she have a false positive?
what are the ratio?
She has taking birth control pills and have no symptoms at all.
And also, Her male live-in partner until now they are together tested for a Negative result.

Is my chance lower? and is there a  possiblities for a defective rapid test kit to give positive result initially?


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Offline bigbird0101

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Re: Am I low risk?? Having unprotected sex with positive female
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2012, 04:48:16 AM »
anyone here to shed light? to lessen my mental agony?...

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Re: Am I low risk?? Having unprotected sex with positive female
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2012, 04:51:27 AM »
anyone here to shed light? to lessen my mental agony?...
Step One - Read the Welcome Thread at the top of the forum page and pay particular attention to the part that says "Read before posting."

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Re: Am I low risk?? Having unprotected sex with positive female
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2012, 05:06:24 AM »
oh..

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Re: Am I low risk?? Having unprotected sex with positive female
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2012, 08:32:24 AM »
Bird,

You really should have read the Welcome Thread before posting like you're supposed to - otherwise you would not have violated two of our rules.

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I took the post you left in someone else's thread and the thread you started in the Living With forum and merged them here, in your own thread in Am I Infected. This is the ONLY thread you are permitted to post in if you have hiv concerns.

If you continue to disregard our rules, you will find yourself banned. I'm serious.






Is there a possibilities that she have a false positive?
what are the ratio?
She has taking birth control pills and have no symptoms at all.
And also, Her male live-in partner until now they are together tested for a Negative result.

Is my chance lower? and is there a  possiblities for a defective rapid test kit to give positive result initially?


Yes, it's possible that she had a false positive. They happen sometimes and that is why a person is not considered to have been diagnosed as hiv positive until the initial positive result has been confirmed with a positive Western Blot test.

False positive results can be caused by pregnancy and they can also be caused by an underlying autoimmune disease. Sometimes they just happen. That is why confirmatory testing must be done before one can be considered hiv positive.

Taking birth control pills has no relation to hiv or hiv testing. The Pill does not protect against hiv or any other STI - it only prevents pregnancy.

Neither symptoms nor the lack of symptoms will ever indicate a person's hiv status. ONLY testing will.

Hiv is much more difficult to transmit from a woman to a man. The odds are very much in your favour of testing negative (her boyfriend also), but you do need to test to make sure.

The vast majority of people who have actually been infected will seroconvert and test positive by six weeks, with the average time to seroconversion being only 22 days. A six week negative result must be confirmed at the three month point, but is highly unlikely to change.

The negative test result that you had only tells us that you were hiv negative before your unprotected encounter. You need further testing at the appropriate time (six weeks and three months) before you can have any certainty where your hiv status is concerned.

You really need to learn from this situation and stop having unprotected intercourse. With ANYONE. 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.

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!

While you have a good chance of being hiv negative, you may not be so lucky in future. USE CONDOMS!!!!

Ann
« Last Edit: March 13, 2012, 08:36:23 AM by Ann »
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Offline bigbird0101

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Re: Am I low risk?? Having unprotected sex with positive female
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2012, 08:43:37 AM »
Thanks Ann for your reply, sorry about that I forgot to read the Welcome thread because of my mental agony.. Anyway, I just want to inform you that my female partner took another HIV Duo Test in another clinic authorized by the government and it turns out "Negative or Non Reactive", Probably the first test have some kind of mishandling or faulty. I am so relieved!!

Anyway, her result is negative and her boyfriend is also negative, whereas do I still need to take the HIV duo test? This is my first time to have sex with anyone, and I'm very sure of that :)

Thanks Ann and RapidRod ^^

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Re: Am I low risk?? Having unprotected sex with positive female
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2012, 09:13:03 AM »
Bird,

Anytime you have unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse, you are putting yourself at risk for hiv and other STIs. You would be wise to have a complete sexual health check up, although I fully expect your hiv test to be negative.

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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