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torn condom
« on: May 17, 2012, 11:51:08 AM »
hello everyone! I come from Vietnam so my english is not good. expect people to sympathize and advise my case. two months ago I have a relationship with a prostitute and the condom broke and I have to ejaculate in the vagina of a prostitute my penis is the time in direct contact with the vagina of a prostitute is not protected only ~ 20 seconds. 19 hours later I was using pep. after the condom broke I have washed my penis with soap. my penis is normal, nothing unusual. 1 month after stopping my pep in serodia tested and received HIV-negative results. I ask you to risk of HIV infection have high? with negative results 1 month after discontinuation of pep I've been somewhat reassuring yet? I have to take the test again? thank you very much ! and expect people to advise my case

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2012, 12:22:09 PM »
Tam,

Yes, you do need to test again for a conclusive result, but you are very likely to get another negative result.

You need to test at three months following your last dose of PEP. The testing window period for hiv is three months after a risk, but when you take PEP for a month, you have to add one month to the window period.

Test at four months after the risk, three months after your last dose of PEP. I hope that is clear.

I fully expect you to continue to test hiv negative and so should you.

Ann
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Re: torn condom
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2012, 12:45:41 PM »
thank Ann very much. I was tested after 8 weeks risk ,  one month after the pep. I may be somewhat reassuring yet? and tests What is serodia? sorry for my english very poor. thank you!

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2012, 02:11:09 PM »
Tam,

Your one month negative result IS reassuring, however it is NOT conclusive. You need to test again at three months post-PEP.

I do not expect your result to change, but you must test again to make sure.

Serodia is an approved antibody test used in SE Asia.

Ann
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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: torn condom
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2012, 07:01:00 PM »
I am very worried. not perhaps because of a torn condom incident which I have HIV? hope everything goes well

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2012, 07:14:29 PM »
The odds are in your favor that you are going to test negative. HIV is significantly more difficult to transmit from female to male than the other way around. Yours was a one-time, low level risk since the condom protected you until it broke.

Condom breakage is something that is not unusual. I've never known anyone to become infected that way so like Ann I do expect you will test negative.

Meantime while waiting to test you need to focus on other matters in your life. It will help to pass the waiting time more easily than you may imagine is possible.

You can test at 6 weeks after completing PEP. Assuming you test negative that will be a strong indication that you will test negative at 3 months after PEP for a conclusive, final result.
Andy Velez

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2012, 07:26:31 PM »
 I checked negative for HIV test at 4 weeks after Completing PEP and get negative results.have a good test serodia Andy? thank you very much!

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2012, 07:36:13 PM »
Every negative test result is a happy thing. But yours is too early to conclusive. Be patient. I expect you to come out of this ok.
Andy Velez

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2012, 07:41:07 PM »
Yes. I will wait to test. Thanks Andy!

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2012, 10:02:43 AM »
I ask : pep really effective when I use pep previous 19 hours? i'm stress !

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2012, 10:43:23 AM »
The earlier it is begun after a risky incident the higher the success rate.

So in what was a relatively low level risk incident to begin with and with the negative result already received, I expect you will continue to test negative.

Now you just have to wait and there's really nothing more we can add at this point.
Andy Velez

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2012, 04:38:52 AM »
you can give me an evidence of delayed seroconversion in humans when not using pep? actually I'm very afraid. thank you very much!

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2012, 04:51:55 AM »
I have found a forum that some cases of HIV infection when used pep takes more than 6 months to seroconvert ? please answer my question for me is peace of mind.

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #13 on: May 24, 2012, 05:52:00 AM »
I have found a forum that some cases of HIV infection when used pep takes more than 6 months to seroconvert ? please answer my question for me is peace of mind.

PEP does change the window period. Rather than having to wait 3 months from the date of the risk encounter you have to wait 3 months from the date you stop taking the medication.

3 months. Not 6 months.

MtD

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #14 on: May 24, 2012, 10:46:23 AM »
Thank you are many! But I am still very lo lang.you find ai bị Nhiệm HIV because rach bao cao su not? I am already find Tiến sĩ bop giving was nhin find.

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #15 on: May 24, 2012, 10:49:17 AM »
Tam,

I have no idea what you're trying to say. Please try to not mix languages. Thank you.

Ann
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Re: torn condom
« Reply #16 on: May 24, 2012, 11:22:30 AM »
I'm sorry! really pep you think will be effective in the case of me?

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #17 on: May 24, 2012, 05:55:58 PM »
I'm sorry! really pep you think will be effective in the case of me?

Tam,

Yes PEP is effective. If the sex worker you went with had HIV the use of PEP would have reduced your chances of being infected.

Now all you can do is wait for the test result.

MtD

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #18 on: June 04, 2012, 01:35:32 AM »
3 days ago, i was itching on back. today, i am still itching. according to you is it the symptoms of hiv? .you can let me know early symptoms of hiv how not? now I can not sleep.thank you very much !

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #19 on: June 04, 2012, 01:45:32 AM »
3 days ago, i was itching on back. today, i am still itching. according to you is it the symptoms of hiv? .you can let me know early symptoms of hiv how not? now I can not sleep.thank you very much !

As you are likely aware, we don't discuss symptoms as regards to HIV infection. HIV can have NO symptoms, and in rare cases people with primary infection are hospitalized. There's absolutely no way to even start the discussion.


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Re: torn condom
« Reply #20 on: June 13, 2012, 12:05:58 AM »
Welcome all of you. I tested today and get negative results after 9 weeks of pep. I can be assured that the results above? thank you very much!

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #21 on: June 13, 2012, 12:26:40 AM »
Welcome all of you. I tested today and get negative results after 9 weeks of pep. I can be assured that the results above? thank you very much!

You are reliably HIV negative. Your risk was extremely low to begin with.

"Many people, especially in the gay community, turn to oral sex as a safer alternative in the age of AIDS. And with HIV rates rising, people need to remember that oral sex is safer sex. It's a reasonable alternative."

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #22 on: June 13, 2012, 07:39:45 AM »
I ask you for some comments are not? 10 days ago I was itching on my back and that is whether ARS is not? with test results today I was able to secure more room? I'm really very worried.

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #23 on: June 13, 2012, 08:36:00 AM »
Ann, Andy ... please give me an advice! thank you very much!

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #24 on: June 13, 2012, 09:44:52 AM »
would you give me some advice? I'm really very worried. ???

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« Reply #25 on: June 13, 2012, 10:45:53 AM »
Tam,

The rash that sometimes (not always) accompanies hiv seroconversion does not itch nor is it raised or bumpy. If you didn't see it, you wouldn't know it was there.

You can test again at three months post-PEP if you feel you need to, but your result is not going to change. You were never likely to end up positive over this incident in the first place, PEP or no PEP.

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: torn condom
« Reply #26 on: June 13, 2012, 07:19:27 PM »
Ann, jkinatl2 ! I thank you very very much. it is a good encouragement for me, thank you very much!

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #27 on: June 24, 2012, 06:40:03 AM »
can you tell me the signs of a rash does not? Today I appear a red area on my back, it's not very big, about 5cm2. in addition I have no fever or any other strange manifestations. I can be sure how many more than 9% on the results next week pep? thank you very much!

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #28 on: June 24, 2012, 06:42:21 AM »
I can believe how much of when I tested at 9 weeks after the pep

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« Reply #29 on: June 24, 2012, 07:18:09 AM »
Tam,

Your previous negative results are not going to change.

If you're worried about your rash, see a doctor. It has nothing to do with hiv.

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: torn condom
« Reply #30 on: June 24, 2012, 10:27:59 AM »
Thanks Ann! because I worry too.

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #31 on: June 24, 2012, 06:52:09 PM »
And stop surfing the net for "information." All you will find is mostly nonsense that will just feed your fears all to no good purpose.

Like Ann I expect you to come out of this ok.
Andy Velez

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #32 on: July 10, 2012, 12:20:15 AM »
hello everyone. today I've been tested 3 months after the pep (13 weeks) and 17 weeks after the risks and results were negative. this is my conclusion and I need no further testing? thank you very much !

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« Reply #33 on: July 10, 2012, 08:42:52 AM »
Great! That is a conclusive and a reliable result. There is no need for further testing.

You are HIV negative. Get on with your life.
Andy Velez

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Re: torn condom
« Reply #34 on: July 12, 2012, 12:30:05 AM »
I'm sorry for bothering you again. My test results are concluded with any laboratory test generation is not it? or be the fourth generation? because I only tested with the test strip serodia = 2nd generation only. thank you very much!

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« Reply #35 on: July 12, 2012, 06:31:16 AM »
Tam,

At three months, it does not matter what generation test was used.

You are conclusively hiv negative and it's time you put this behind you. You do NOT have hiv!

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple!!!

If you  haven't already, make sure you read through the condom and lube links in my signature line. A correctly used condom rarely breaks.

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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: torn condom
« Reply #36 on: August 08, 2012, 06:28:07 AM »
I'm sorry for bothering you so much! I ask a final question: I live where they say the following tests to pep 6 months. why do you say I have been concluded? if that is recommended by the CDC? or due to you based on your experience? actually I am still very worried and I think many people after 3 months pep too. would you please explain to me why pep is 3 months after the conclusion lightly. thank you very much!

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« Reply #37 on: August 08, 2012, 07:57:43 AM »
Tam,

The six month window period is outdated.

You are conclusively hiv negative. YOU DO NOT HAVE HIV!!!

You were never likely to end up hiv positive as the insertive partner following a condom break.


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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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