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Offline RapidRod

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Re: help
« Reply #50 on: November 02, 2006, 02:21:06 PM »
I'm a Paramedic have been since 1973, diagnosis with HIV in 1984, was a LTNP for 20 years 11 months. Developed AIDS classification in 2005.

Offline miguel lopez

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Re: help
« Reply #51 on: November 02, 2006, 02:23:13 PM »
whats a LTNP sorry for my ignorance

Offline RapidRod

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« Reply #52 on: November 02, 2006, 02:34:24 PM »
Long Term Non Progressor. CD4 stayed above 1400 and viral load stayed in the low hundreds or undetectable.

Offline miguel lopez

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Re: help
« Reply #53 on: November 02, 2006, 05:09:39 PM »
i dont understand how rapidrod said i wasnt at risk of any std if i believe there was rubbing of genitals

Offline RapidRod

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« Reply #54 on: November 02, 2006, 05:32:30 PM »
Give it a break Lopez, if you want to test then test, collect your negative results and move on. 50+ posts is a plenty for a non risk situation.

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Re: help
« Reply #55 on: November 03, 2006, 04:06:02 PM »
should i consider my herpes blood test after ten days after my exposure conclusive

Offline RapidRod

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« Reply #56 on: November 03, 2006, 04:42:04 PM »
It usually takes any where from 2 day to  3 weeks. So it is up to you.

Offline miguel lopez

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Re: help
« Reply #57 on: November 03, 2006, 04:46:03 PM »
rapidrod you told me that from what i said in my first post i couldnt of aquired any std is that correct i never had sex before

Offline RapidRod

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« Reply #58 on: November 03, 2006, 05:10:50 PM »
I was just answering your question. I didn't say anything about your non risk situation. You said you took a test for herpes and wanted to know if it was conclusive. I just gave you the incubation period of gential herpes.

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Re: help
« Reply #59 on: November 03, 2006, 07:00:54 PM »
Miguel,

This is an hiv website. If you have specific questions about other sexually transmitted infections, information is only a Google click away.

It really is unlikely that you would have become infected with anything during the lapdance you describe. While it's normal to become somewhat apprehensive when first having sexual experiences, what you are putting yourself through is beyond the scope of this forum. You might want to seriously think about going over some of your sexual anxieties with a qualified counselor before it takes over your life. Sex is a normal part of the human experience and as long as you use condoms when you (eventually) have intercourse, you will most likely remain infection free. It really is that simple.


If you've read through the Welcome thread like I asked you to do in my first reply to you, then you'll know that we give time outs to people who continually post about a no risk incident, such as yours. Please consider yourself warned. You did not have a risk of hiv infection and there is nothing more we can do for you here.

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Offline miguel lopez

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Re: help
« Reply #60 on: November 06, 2006, 02:02:44 PM »
ann im going to take a 8 weet past exposure test if i get a negative result im going to move on. i wanted to ask if test at home urine test is reliable

« Last Edit: November 06, 2006, 02:50:10 PM by miguel lopez »

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Re: help
« Reply #61 on: November 06, 2006, 02:50:27 PM »
help me out on this one and i wont post anymore

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« Reply #62 on: November 06, 2006, 02:54:48 PM »
miguel,

There is no approved "at home urine test" for hiv available.

You didn't  have a risk and you do not need to test. One more post and I'll have to give you a time out.

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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 miguel lopez

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Re: help
« Reply #63 on: November 15, 2006, 09:48:52 PM »
I JUST TESTED NEGATIVE AT 65 DAYS AFTER MY EXPOSURE WITH A FDA APPROVED HOME TESTING KIT HOW RELIABLE IS THIS

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« Reply #64 on: November 16, 2006, 06:56:26 AM »
Miguel,

Considering you didn't have a risk to begin with, you can consider that test conclusive. You are hiv negative.

Ann
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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 miguel lopez

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Re: help
« Reply #65 on: November 23, 2006, 07:53:51 PM »
what difference is there with a home testing kit and a test from a clinic is there more false negatives in home testing

Offline RapidRod

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« Reply #66 on: November 23, 2006, 08:32:30 PM »
Done at the correct time line there are not more false negatives. Why are you still letting yourself be bothered by a non risk situation?

Offline Queen Tokelove

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« Reply #67 on: November 23, 2006, 10:29:38 PM »
Miguel,

I have just been looking over your posts and understand your concern. It sounds to me that you have done the STD tests and everything came back negative. As far as the pimples on your penis, your doctor gave you a course of action to take, so why not get that done so you won't have that worry nagging you.

Take the stripper situation as a lesson learned and maybe next time be better prepared. Which means, carry some condoms on you the next time you go to a strip club. I hope everything works out for you....
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Offline miguel lopez

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Re: help
« Reply #68 on: November 24, 2006, 01:09:05 AM »
so theres no false negatives if done at the correct time so my negative result could be a false negative because it wasnt done at the correct time

Offline RapidRod

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Re: help
« Reply #69 on: November 24, 2006, 05:48:46 AM »
This is my last post I'll answer to you. You didn't need to test, you didn't have a risk. Now if you can't get that through your head then seek the help of a mental health professional.

Offline miguel lopez

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« Reply #70 on: November 27, 2006, 08:06:15 PM »
are home acces test reliable at 9 weeks
knowing that it uses 1st generation technology
also which is more common in aquiring from frottage herpes or hpv or mocussolum
« Last Edit: November 27, 2006, 11:44:01 PM by miguel lopez »

Offline miguel lopez

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« Reply #71 on: November 27, 2006, 11:49:12 PM »
this coming thursday is my 12 week mark im not sure if im going to test but if i decide to should i still retest with the home acces

Offline miguel lopez

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Re: help
« Reply #72 on: November 28, 2006, 02:52:02 PM »
if i really had a risk what are the probabilities that me 9 week negative test changed

Offline Ann

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Re: help
« Reply #73 on: November 28, 2006, 03:51:22 PM »
Miguel,

You really didn't have a risk. Even if you had, your nine week test would be most unlikely to change.

If you insist on continuing to post over this no-risk event, I will have to give you a time out to encourage you to seek some counseling for your hiv fears. Please read through the Welcome Thread and take note of our forum posting guidelines. I won't warn you again.

You are hiv negative and there is nothing more we can do for you here.

Ann
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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 miguel lopez

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« Reply #74 on: November 29, 2006, 12:50:30 AM »
sorry ann i just had to ask one last question i just found out about a site medhelp a doctor considers all 6 week tests final and conclusive is he crazy or what

Offline miguel lopez

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« Reply #75 on: November 29, 2006, 11:35:54 PM »
nobody has nothing to comment about dr. hhh saying that 6 weeks is 95-99%reliable is that true?

Offline miguel lopez

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Re: help
« Reply #76 on: November 30, 2006, 08:25:13 PM »
I just wanted to add a comment in regards to the 6 week window period in Massachusetts. I spoke with the AIDS Action hotline on the phone and they stated that ANY standard antibody test is conclusive at 6 weeks including Home Access. As joeworried stated, the only thing that would make it take longer than 6 weeks is if your immune system is compromised in some way. The bottom line is that unless your immune system is compromised (you would know if it was), you can rely on a 6 week negative from Home Access. I hope this is reassuring. Stay safe!

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« Reply #77 on: November 30, 2006, 09:08:49 PM »
Sorry, this 75+ post over a nothing incident has to end....
NB. Any advice about HIV is given in addition to your own medical advice and not intended to replace it. You should never make clinical decisions based on what anyone says on the internet but rather check with your ID doctor first. Discussions from the internet are just that - Discussions. They may give you food for thought, but they should not direct you to do anything but fuel discussion.

Offline miguel lopez

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« Reply #78 on: December 01, 2006, 10:45:50 AM »
ann one last question even if my penis bump is an std you sitll believe i didnt have an hiv risk

Offline Ann

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« Reply #79 on: December 01, 2006, 12:25:12 PM »
Miguel,

I warned you on November 28th that you would be given a time out if you persisted in using this forum to wring your hands over this no risk lap-dance.

You have ignored everything we've said to you and posted four more times since your warning. I am now giving you a four week time out during which you will not be able to post. This is to encourage you to seek the face-to-face help you need with your anxiety. We can do no more for you here.

Do not create a new account to get around your time out. If you do, you will be permanently banned, no questions asked.

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

Offline miguel lopez

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« Reply #80 on: January 23, 2007, 02:58:37 PM »
after i was banned from this forum i believed i was ne gative unltil these past few weeks my mind started playing games in my head so i decided to get tested again. i will get my results today and im very scared to hear a positive result. dr h in medhelp told me i didnt need testing just like this forum and also like my doctor but i want to settle this once in for all.

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« Reply #81 on: January 23, 2007, 03:08:46 PM »
You have already tested negative once, been told by not one but TWO Doctors (not to mention the experts on this site) that you didnt need to get tested in the first place and you somehow think that another test will be the thing that helps put your mind at ease?

My suggestion is to talk to a mental help professional and really find out whats causing this anxiety.
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Offline miguel lopez

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« Reply #82 on: January 23, 2007, 03:12:27 PM »
i tested negative in my 9th week is this reliable enough

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« Reply #83 on: January 23, 2007, 03:33:06 PM »
Not that you are going to listen to me, but yes for YOUR incident it is.
LIFE is not a race to the grave with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well-preserved body, but, rather to skid in broadside,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming--WOW! WHAT A
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Offline miguel lopez

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« Reply #84 on: January 23, 2007, 03:35:06 PM »
so i can expect a negative result today right
if i do im going to move on and continue with school and see if i can get get financial aid again because i had to quit

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« Reply #85 on: January 23, 2007, 03:42:06 PM »
Jeeez man.  How many different ways can I say it.

You are negative.  The result is accurate at the 9 week point for YOU because you didnt have a risk.  And yes you will get another negative as long as there were no other ACTUAL risks between then and now.

I suggest you seek a mental health professional to help you with your anxieties. 
LIFE is not a race to the grave with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well-preserved body, but, rather to skid in broadside,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming--WOW! WHAT A
RIDE!!!

Offline miguel lopez

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« Reply #86 on: January 23, 2007, 03:59:10 PM »
no i havent had any risk after that incident
this is stressing me even more i tought i was going to get my results today because it says on the box that you get results the next day and i sent my blood yesterday but they say they havent received them so this is stressing me allot

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« Reply #87 on: January 23, 2007, 04:03:44 PM »
i forgot to mention this but i talked to the stripper with the lady who i think i had a risk with and she told me that she didnt remember me but that she has never had sex with anyone in the strip club and if im infected with something it wasnt from her but i dont know why but i couldnt believe her

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« Reply #88 on: January 23, 2007, 04:47:24 PM »
Cause you dont believe ANYONE?
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Offline miguel lopez

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« Reply #89 on: January 23, 2007, 04:54:30 PM »
but what if i penetrated her

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« Reply #90 on: January 23, 2007, 05:02:30 PM »
Ann already addressed this.  You didnt and she wouldnt have let you and your shirt was covering it up.

You are getting close to a permanent ban on this site I feel.  You have tested NEGATIVE, you have been told by 2 doctors it wasnt an issue and all the experts on this site.  What part of that dont you get?
LIFE is not a race to the grave with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well-preserved body, but, rather to skid in broadside,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming--WOW! WHAT A
RIDE!!!

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« Reply #91 on: January 23, 2007, 08:39:57 PM »
i just received my 19th past exposure hiv test and it was negative

 


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