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Offline vanman

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Shaving machine and HIV
« on: June 27, 2012, 07:03:30 PM »
Hi ,

I am new to this forum and I have some questions but I do NOT know how to post them! Do you know how?


edited by Ann to change the thread title.
« Last Edit: June 28, 2012, 11:22:19 AM by Ann »

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Re: Re: lots of symptoms and ailments... awaiting three month mark
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2012, 07:20:01 PM »
Start a new thread of your own, Van. Only those who are authorized to do so can write in other member threads. You need to have your own.

Thanks for your cooperation. Once you start a thread your questions can be answered.
Andy Velez

Offline vanman

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Re: Re: lots of symptoms and ailments... awaiting three month mark
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2012, 07:40:22 PM »
Hi,

Thanks,

But how and where??

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Re: Re: lots of symptoms and ailments... awaiting three month mark
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2012, 08:36:44 PM »
Hi,

Thanks,

But how and where??

Just go to "New Topic" at top of page and click on. Give a title to your thread and write whatever you have to say.
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Re: Vanman's thread
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2012, 11:25:00 AM »
Vanman,

I split your posts from the someone else's thread and started your own thread with them.

Make sure you read and abide by our posting rules found in the Welcome Thread. You will only be permitted to post in this thread. Thank you for your cooperation.

Unless you've been having unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse or sharing drug injecting equipment, you're probably worrying for no good reason.

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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"...health will finally be seen not as a blessing to be wished for, but as a human right to be fought for." Kofi Annan

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Re: Vanman's thread
« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2012, 06:17:51 PM »
I am so so sorry but I can not find where is the "New Topic"! Please help

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Re: Vanman's thread
« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2012, 06:23:12 PM »
Hi All,

I could notnot post a new topic as i am new to this forum so my question is as the following please help me to get some responses for the members and experts :

I had my hair cut at a barbershop11 months ago and during that the barber CUT my neck! after 5 weeks and 3 days I got some symptoms
1- headache: mild and lasts for 3 days (without medication)

2- fever: mild and lasts for 3 days(without medication)

3- Sore throat: lasts for 3 days (without medication)

4-nasal congestion: last more than the 3 days

5- Then all the above mentioned symptoms disappeared and after 4 days I had a sore throat again with nasal congestion( No fever no Headache) but I did not receive any medication after 5 days I used antibiotics for 5 days and I am got much better.

6- one tongue pimple : white one. disappeared in 5 days
7- one pimple on my neck (red one) disappeared in 4 days .
8- Now after 5 months I had a sore throat again but this time ( Specimen culture) which came out saying that the reason behind my sore throat is : Gram Positive Cocci
Staph and Streptococci
I wonder if the above mentioned kind of bacteria has anything to do with HIV ?


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Re: Vanman's thread
« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2012, 01:58:12 AM »
Under no circumstances whatsoever can you get HIV from being cut at a barber shop.
"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."

-Kimberly Page-Shafer, PhD, MPH

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Re: Vanman's thread
« Reply #8 on: June 29, 2012, 07:57:50 AM »
Van,

Hiv is transmitted through unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse, through sharing drug injecting equipment, and sometimes from mother to baby in the womb or during birth.

Unless you're having unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse or shooting up street drugs and sharing the needle with your barber, you're not going to become infected with hiv at a barber shop.

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 TO TEST OVER GETTING CUT AT THE BARBERS, 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
Condoms are a girl's best friend

Condom and Lube Info  



"...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

Offline vanman

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Shaving machine and HIV
« Reply #9 on: June 29, 2012, 09:08:16 AM »
I had my hair cut at a barbershop 11 months ago and during that the barber CUT my neck! after 5 weeks and 3 days I got some symptoms
1- headache: mild and lasts for 3 days (without medication)

2- fever: mild and lasts for 3 days(without medication)

3- Sore throat: lasts for 3 days (without medication)

4-nasal congestion: last more than the 3 days

5- Then all the above mentioned symptoms disappeared and after 4 days I had a sore throat again with nasal congestion( No fever no Headache) but I did not receive any medication after 5 days I used antibiotics for 5 days and I am got much better.

6- one tongue pimple : white one. disappeared in 5 days
7- one pimple on my neck (red one) disappeared in 4 days .
8- Now after 5 months I had a sore throat again but this time ( Specimen culture) which came out saying that the reason behind my sore throat is : Gram Positive Cocci
Staph and Streptococci

9- Now after 11 months i sometimes feel pain in my throat yet my throat is not sore JUST pain! is it because of smoking ?
I wonder if the above mentioned kind of bacteria has anything to do with HIV ?


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Re: Shaving machine and HIV
« Reply #10 on: June 29, 2012, 09:56:00 AM »
Van,

I've merged your new thread into your original thread - where you should post all your additional thoughts or questions. It helps us to help you when you keep everything in one thread. It doesn't matter how long it has been since you last posted in your thread or if the subject matter is different.

If you need help finding your thread when you come here, click on the "Show own posts" link under your name in the left-hand column of any forum page.

Please also read through the Welcome Thread so you can familiarize yourself with our Forum Posting Guidelines. Thank you for your cooperation.




Your questions have already been answered. Re-read your entire thread - our answers are not going to change.

You have NOT had a risk for hiv infection.

If you feel unwell, see a doctor. Whatever is going on has nothing to do with being cut at the barber's.

Ann
Condoms are a girl's best friend

Condom and Lube Info  



"...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: Shaving machine and HIV
« Reply #11 on: June 29, 2012, 09:56:19 AM »
Stop the drama, Van. You are worrying needlessly. There's never been a confirmed case of transmission in that manner and you are not going to make history by becoming the first.

HIV is a fragile virus and not transmitted through that very ordinary kind of barbershop accident.

You should be discussing any symptoms you have with your doctor. They have nothing to do with HIV.

Andy Velez

Offline vanman

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Re: Shaving machine and HIV
« Reply #12 on: June 29, 2012, 01:47:14 PM »
Thanks All ,

I am not worried anymore, believe me.

Yet do I have to have any testing???


Thanks

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Re: Shaving machine and HIV
« Reply #13 on: June 29, 2012, 03:31:42 PM »
No risk of course means there is no reason to get tested.

Cut it out and get on with your life. Really.
Andy Velez

Offline vanman

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Re: Shaving machine and HIV
« Reply #14 on: June 30, 2012, 09:22:31 AM »
Thank you all for the info! I am happy with these logical answers.

But Just to know more about the HIV topic in general I have some questions in mind and wonder if you can answer them for example:

1- Do all HIV Symptoms appea all togather at ONCE or you get sore throat then flue etc!


2- Let's say that by chance happens a child bits an HIV person,s finger and a drop of blod went in his mouth " imagination I know" but will that be RISKY!

Again I am Asking To know more about this scary issues!


Thanks all

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Re: Shaving machine and HIV
« Reply #15 on: June 30, 2012, 11:06:31 AM »
You can read our lesson about transmission. We are not here to answer you have another what if question that comes into your head.

The lesson covers all of the basics very clearly.

We're here to evaluate specific experiences people have had and evaluate them in terms of risk.

Read the lesson and get on with your life or you will find yourself getting a Time Out from the site. Consider yourself warned.
Andy Velez

Offline vanman

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Re: Shaving machine and HIV
« Reply #16 on: July 02, 2012, 10:23:09 AM »
The second question happend to me !

One of my friends children bit my finger and a drop of blood went to his mouth! I am scared to death as after 4 weeks she dot Sore throat and fever, then after the fever disappeared she had flue! I am scared Please advise! This is why I am asking if all the symptoms appear all at ONCE! Please all if you have an idea bout it let me know!


Thanks

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Re: Shaving machine and HIV
« Reply #17 on: July 02, 2012, 10:29:37 AM »
Van,

When symptoms of seroconversion appear (they don't always appear) they come on all at once and they go all at once.

You never had a risk for hiv infection, so I don't know why you're still freaking out about this.

I'm giving you that time out you've been warned about. Do not attempt to create a new account to get around your time out because if you do, you will be permanently banned.

Ann
Condoms are a girl's best friend

Condom and Lube Info  



"...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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