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Offline Worried still

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I'm still scared
« on: June 02, 2013, 06:01:07 PM »
Ok, ill start off by saying thank you for everyone here helping those who are not as educated in this area. And my apologies as I am not the best with words.

I am a bi-sexual male and practice safe sex BUT, on 3-07-2013 I had an in counter. I asked him before we started if he was regularly tested and not infected. He responded yes. But we both did not have protection so we only agreed on oral. So we started messing around and at one point he got on top and was rubbing the head of my penis around his anus. He tried pushing down but I stopped him then again he tried and I was as fast to stop him. So the head of my penis slipped in for a brief moment and I said no, and was going to leave but he promised not to and we only performed oral. He never ejaculated. He only had precum.

So my concern is that we went past frottege for a brief moment maybe 30 seconds or minute on the high side in total. My worry is I have never did anything like that and worried and stress so much that I shortly devolved symptoms in the first week. So I went to drs. And they expressed that it wouldn't infect that fast... So I took a oral test 6 days post exposure then a blood test 8 days post exposure. Then I talked with dr as they expressed that I wait till 6 or more weeks so I did. I took another test at 71 days post exposure. Again all negative, yes I know that the first two were pointless but they helped mentally for a brief moment. My dr thinks it's pointless now to test again, as he expressed that the risk was so minimal but I wanna no what others think? Am I really losing sleep an stressing so much over nothing really?

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Re: I'm still scared
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2013, 06:19:31 PM »
Hi Worried . I agree with your doctor , the dipping episode you describe was low risk and grudgingly so at that . I have not seen a case of anal dipping where the top later tested positive from it .

Your test at 71 days inst going to change but if you insist on another test against your doctors advice you can do so at the 3 month mark , personally I would just get on with my life and put this behind me if I were you , but in the end its your call .     

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« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2013, 09:18:22 PM »
Jeff,

Thank you, I am still going to take the test. Though my dr. Never felt the need in the first place I believe it to be the responsible thing to do. Also a weird question... Would taking lysine affect any of the test?

Thank you

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« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2013, 09:27:20 PM »
Would taking lysine affect any of the test?

Thank you

You are welcome ! . Lysine will not effect the test .   

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« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2013, 06:02:49 PM »
Jeff,

Hi you have already answered my questions more then enough is there any way you could answer this one last one to help my mental ability. What's the deal with this 6 month window? Like I said I am going to take the 3 month test, problay the oral quick at the hiv/std clinic. Would this 3 month test be conclusive? I mean I haven't been sick except for the first week after incident and I think I am a pretty healthy guy.. No big problems of illness that I know of. And is the oral test reliable enough to trust?

Thank you as this is my last question.

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Re: I'm still scared
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2013, 08:56:01 PM »
There isn't a 6 month window period and hasn't been since 2004.


http://www.cdc.gov/globalaids/Resources/pmtct-care/docs/TM/Module_6TM.pdf
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  In an adult, a positive HIV antibody test result means that the person is infected, a person with a negative or inconclusive result may be in the “window for 4 to 6 weeks but occasionally up to 3 months after HIV exposure. Persons at high risk who initially test negative should be retested 3 months after exposure to confirm results

 


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