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Typhiod Detected & HIV risks
« on: July 13, 2013, 06:09:27 AM »
Dear Sir,
Kindly do not mind for the big question.Im going to be tested in next 17days.

This was my first sex of my life with a sex worker.I had vaginal sex and during the intercourse the condom broke,i immediately removed (exposure < 5 sec)and inserted new condom and ended. I did not ejaculate in her.

15-20 days later one day got shivering and ever i took tablets it cured again after 2 days i had high fever like the fever used to come in the afternoon and disappear and again in the nights.Again i took tablets for 4 days-did not cure.This time i went to doctor he conducted blood test for malaria on 30-May.everything was fine & wbc count was 5800.He asked me to get admitted as something was wrong.I immediately rushed to my hometown since i was alone there(INDIA).

Next day 31-May again doctor conducted tests for typhiod and malaria again normal.I changed my doctor on 2 June he found suspicious about typhiod fever since I showed him earlier report he was also confusing.

Finally on 4th again blood test which was positive for typhiod and ESR 50 and wbc count decreased to 3200. He gave tablets and injections but fever didnt decrease,it used to come in night and disappear.after 5 days again blood test here typhiod reduced but ESR 60 and no TB. Doctor suspected for TB and prescribed 5 days TB course.The very next day onwards everything was fine. Fever reduced but sometimes my body,legs would burn.Now it has reduced totally.

In fact the fever and my illness was for more than  25 days.

What are my risks.
1) My first Sex
2) <5 seconds exposure.

Thank you


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Re: Typhiod Detected & HIV risks
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2013, 06:25:05 AM »
Anxiety,

Your risk for hiv infection is very low on the scale. However, you should test at the appropriate time.

The earliest you should test for hiv is at six weeks. The vast majority of people who have actually been infected will seroconvert and test positive by six weeks, with the average time to seroconversion being only 22 days.

A six week negative must be confirmed at the three month point, but is highly unlikely to change.

I've yet to see the insertive partner (that's you) end up positive following a condom break and I do not expect you to be the first.

Typhoid has nothing to do with hiv. Typhoid is a bacterial infection spread by food or water contaminated by feces. TB is also a bacterial infection and it is not spread in the same ways as hiv.

If you continue to feel unwell, continue to work with your doctors. It's unlikely to have anything to do with hiv.

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: Typhiod Detected & HIV risks
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2013, 04:51:27 AM »
Dear Ann thanks for the reply.

I would like to know the following

White blood cells count 5800 as on 29th May
White blood cells count 3200 as on 10th june

ESR 50 as on 4th june
ESR 60 as on 10th June.   Is it related to HIV anywhere?

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Re: Typhiod Detected & HIV risks
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2013, 06:05:21 AM »
Dear Ann thanks for the reply.

I would like to know the following

White blood cells count 5800 as on 29th May
White blood cells count 3200 as on 10th june

ESR 50 as on 4th june
ESR 60 as on 10th June.   Is it related to HIV anywhere?


Nope. The ONLY way to accurately know your hiv status is through hiv antibody testing. I've been poz for sixteen years and even before I (recently) went on meds, a doctor looking at my general blood work would never have known I was poz - and that's the same for everyone.

You're just going to have to get hiv antibody testing done at the appropriate time. There are no short cuts to hiv testing.

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: Typhiod Detected & HIV risks
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2013, 01:25:55 AM »
Dear ann,

Thank you much for your valuable feedback.yes u ver right,my risk vasn't high,
4-months post exposure,i found HIV negative.

By His Stripes v are Healed. Isaiah 53.5

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Re: Typhiod Detected & HIV risks
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2013, 08:28:03 AM »
A negative HIV test at 4 months is conclusive. You ARE HIV negative.

Get on with your life. Happily HIV is not a problem for you.
Andy Velez

 


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