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Offline abc_xyz

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Risk Factor....!!!
« on: June 16, 2012, 12:54:40 PM »
i had sex with a girl in jan/feb 2003....it was just my first time and i was 19 then...i had sex with this girl without condom sex was very gentle just for 5 seconds even i could not penetrate fully and it was my first time so...ejaculated within max 10 sec and ejaculated outside.......after having sex in jan/feb 2003...so is there chances of illness due to HIV .....and i am doing well like other persons in 2012..also....i am really afraid....!!!

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Re: Risk Factor....!!!
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2012, 01:29:34 PM »
abc,

Nine years is an awful long time to fret about something you could get the answer for by doing a simple rapid hiv antibody test.

Yes, any time you have unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse, you are putting yourself at risk for hiv and other STIs as well. While you being the insertive partner during vaginal intercourse means that your hiv risk is very much on the lower end of the scale, you do need to test. Just go do it and get it over with.

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. Some of the other STIs can be present with no obvious symptoms, so the only way to know for sure is to test.

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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Re: Risk Factor....!!!
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2012, 02:02:12 PM »
thanx for ur help...yes ofcourse 9 years is a long time....that was my first and last exposure to sex without condom.....!!...... i m too tensed to get tested if i come out positive.....???????isnt the time period(9 years) already saying that i am not having any illness...like that..........
what do mean by the following u said in ur previous line...
While you being the insertive partner during vaginal intercourse means that your hiv risk is very much on the lower end of the scale, .....
do i still need to test or i am safe....!!!

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Re: Risk Factor....!!!
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2012, 02:31:47 PM »
abc,

Yes, you need to test. I already told you that. However, your chances of testing negative are excellent. You do have to test though - your hiv status is never anything to guess about.

Just go test. Do it. You'll thank yourself either way - if you test negative (which I expect you to) you'll be relieved. If you test positive, you'll be able to manage your virus. Hiv is not a death-sentence - but UNDIAGNOSED hiv IS a death-sentence.

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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: Risk Factor....!!!
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2012, 02:34:45 PM »
ok so which test i should go for.....!!!!

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« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2012, 03:08:27 PM »
abc,

Any hiv antibody test will be fine. I don't know the name-brands of hiv tests in your country, but a doctor will be able to give you the correct test. Just ask for an hiv antibody test. A test from a doctor or clinic will be reliable.

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: Risk Factor....!!!
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2012, 03:22:25 PM »
test have to be done once only or a confirmation test has to be done again after 3 months in my case....!!

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Re: Risk Factor....!!!
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2012, 04:33:46 PM »
If your only unprotected intercourse was years ago, then you can test anytime now and that result will be conclusive. Any result is conclusive as long as it is 3 months or more after a risk.

And like Ann I do think the odds are greatly in your favor that you will test negative.

Good luck and keep us posted.
Andy Velez

Offline abc_xyz

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Re: Risk Factor....!!!
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2012, 10:21:57 AM »
yeah i will do test and let u know...i got to know about a test HIV 1 & 2 antibody test.....

on what grounds both of you are saying that i will come out as negative..its because my sexual contact time was very less(5 sec).....or i am fine since 9 years (so long).......

what are my chances to come out as negative....!!!
« Last Edit: June 17, 2012, 10:59:30 AM by abc_xyz »

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Re: Risk Factor....!!!
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2012, 12:47:05 PM »
Your risk was a single and very brief incident. HIV is significantly harder to transmit from female to male than the other way around. With all of that in mind the likelihood is very strong that you will test negative. 
Andy Velez

 


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