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Author Topic: Was worried ... so used oraquick  (Read 1037 times)

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Was worried ... so used oraquick
« on: August 04, 2013, 06:24:49 PM »
This may be off topic but here we go...

In my 30's I was careless and had many relationships, many of which involved unprotected sex. I found out later that one of my ex girlfriends had a previous boyfriend who was a drug addict that main lined heroin. About six months after that news, on my 39th birthday I went to my physician to test for STD's and tested negative for HIV and practiced safe sex ever since, but continued to have unprotected oral sex.

Long story short.... Now in my early 40's even though I tested negative in the past, I Recently thought I was experiencing the telltale symptoms of HIV. Paranoia took control of my mind making me believe that every ailment including my recent prognosis of periodontitis and a ankle rash was even more confirmation in my mind. Uneducated I scoured the internet to learn about HIV/AIDS symptoms and arrived at this site. I took an Oraquick test and tested negative.

I have learned a lot about HIV while reading through the comments left by senior contributing members. I've learned that HIV is not a death sentence and that many more people need to become educated about STD's.

Thanks for reading......
« Last Edit: August 04, 2013, 06:41:05 PM by psj708 »

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Re: Was worried ... so used oraquick
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2013, 07:35:25 PM »
PSJ, as long as your most recent HIV test was taken at 3 months after your last unprotected intercourse, then your negative result is reliable and conclusive.

Andy Velez


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