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Offline Worried122

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HIV risk??
« on: July 25, 2012, 10:37:31 AM »
Hi all,

I hooked up with a CSW and she gave me oral sex with out condom(blow job) and we also had sex with condom, my problem is I did not really pay attention to the condom type as I did not even know at the time lamb skin condom were around anyway she put it on and took it off I did not feel or notice any breaks but I have been getting a lot of symptoms and every time I look it up it says HIV as one the factors which scares me I have had constant anxiety about this and am afraid to test knowing if positive I will loose everything including my family.
Here is the time line... After 7 days had a cough which lasted a couple of weeks and on the 12 day I had a high fever which last 2 days. At the 13 week mark I got fatigue fever sore throat swallow glands sinus infection and weight loss which I have not put all back on yet all of this lasted a week. I went to the doctor and he put on Antibiotics which cleared it up but at the end of this I got angular chelitis from which the doctor gave me cream to clear it up but every now and then it still has a slight burning feeling and gets red which I continue to use the cream, I also have been getting dry flaking skin in my mustash area which gets bad if I scratch it but I use moisturizer laying which is working now after 6 month I have notice sores in my mouth (cheeck) with a whitish thin layer at the front of my tounge with a thicker yellowish patch at the back of my tounge which is not easy to remove with brushing and does not really cause any pain or effect my eating. I have been under a lot of stress for the last 3 months over work home and this situation and I can't stop reading about HIV, could this all be anxiety or did I contract HIV through the action above?? Or I it to soon for this many symptom for HIV to be the cause??

Offline Worried122

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Re: HIV risk??
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2012, 10:42:36 AM »
Also at the time I did not notice anything different about the condom as I'm told it's very obvious the difference between natural and latex

Offline RapidRod

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Re: HIV risk??
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2012, 10:49:52 AM »
Rest assured if you had sex with a CSW she did not use a lamb skin condom. She is out to protect herself from you. You never had a risk.

Offline Worried122

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Re: HIV risk??
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2012, 11:29:35 AM »
Then is it safe to say that my symptoms have nothing to do with hiv? It just seams to be a huge coincidence to have this stuff happen following the exposer which I don't remember having before this or maybe I'm just starting to pay attention to whats going on. Is what I'm feeling typical of some one that would have HIV at this stage?? Or is it to early to have this stuff at 13 weeks from HIV??
Thanks a lot for your help

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Re: HIV risk??
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2012, 12:01:18 PM »
Worried,

You had no risk, so why would your symptoms have anything to do with hiv? If you feel unwell, see a doctor. It's nothing to do with hiv.

If you cannot bring yourself to believe us when we say you had no risk, go test, collect your inevitable conclusive negative result and move on with your life. You should be testing at least once a year anyway.

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 SPECIFICALLY OVER A BLOWJOB OR PROTECTED INTERCOURSE, 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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Offline Worried122

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Re: HIV risk??
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2012, 12:12:14 PM »
Thanks a lot for your answer, I will take your guys advise and move on. Thanks again

Offline Worried122

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Re: HIV risk??
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2012, 02:50:26 PM »
I just have one more question. Is it possible or likely to be having these symptoms after only 4 months like.. Thrush, angular cheilitis, weight loss, fatigue, dermatitis, or does this only come on later(after years) or is there a more aggressive cases which it does? I would like to now for my own knowledge as I read many different thing about the education of HIV and many different opinions on the same subject. It's all very confusing.

Your response will be much appreciated

Thanks

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Re: HIV risk??
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2012, 03:32:55 PM »
None of those "symptoms" are in anyway HIV specific. Which is not surprising since you did not have a risk for VIH.

You should be discussing the symptoms with your doctor. HIV is not your problem even if your fears are telling you otherwise.
Andy Velez

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Re: HIV risk??
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2012, 05:05:24 PM »
I just have one more question. Is it possible or likely to be having these symptoms after only 4 months like.. Thrush, angular cheilitis, weight loss, fatigue, dermatitis, or does this only come on later(after years) or is there a more aggressive cases which it does? I would like to now for my own knowledge as I read many different thing about the education of HIV and many different opinions on the same subject. It's all very confusing.

Your response will be much appreciated

Thanks

A) Even if you seroconverted it would be highly unlikely for you to develop symptoms at four months. HIV almost always takes years to manifest.

B) As you have already been told, you had no risk.

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Re: HIV risk??
« Reply #9 on: August 07, 2012, 03:47:30 AM »
Worried,

I'll add to what JK said:

C. If you cannot believe us when we tell you that you had no risk, go test, collect your negative result and move on with your life.

D. 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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Anyone who continues to post excessively, questioning a conclusive negative result or no-risk situation, will be subject to a four week Time Out (a temporary ban from the Forums). If you continue to post excessively after one Time Out, you may be given a second Time Out which will last eight weeks. There is no third Time Out - it is a permanent ban. The purpose of a Time Out is to encourage you to seek the face-to-face help we cannot provide on this forum.


Please consider yourself warned!

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