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Offline ralph1984

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Hello, please help worried
« on: September 12, 2014, 02:42:46 PM »
Hi guys, i have had unprotected oral sex with 4 different women (they performed on me) last year with ejaculation in their mouth and fingering them(i have eczema on my hands, so sometimes have cuts that are not actively bleeding but still cuts), the last incident being in november 2013. In May 2014 i started experiencing frequent urination and symptoms of prostatitis and a rash on the side of my pubic fold went away after two days. This basically got me super stressed and anxious and I took a Oraquick saliva test in my car, it came back negative. Lately just still been feeling stressed, have feelings of dizziness, vertigo sometimes, anal itching, headaches. Also the back of my tongue has white deposits (thrush maybe) since june and the frequent urination is still there. Just worried could the test be wrong? could I have not done it properly? could cuts on my hand make a difference. Do i have hiv?

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Re: Hello, please help worried
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2014, 03:00:49 PM »
Oral sex and fingering are not a risk for HIV infection.  Symptoms mean nothing as they can be from many things.  Other STDs are much easier to contract than HIV.

The risk factors for HIV are ...

Sharing IV drug needles immediately after use.
Unprotected anal and vaginal sex.
Mother to child during or shortly after birth.
Very specific health care situations.

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 STDs 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!

You do not need to test over these incidents, as you did not have a risk.

Joe

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Re: Hello, please help worried
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2014, 03:04:31 PM »
thanks joe, i appreciate your quick reply...so i should forget about these symptoms being related to hiv right?

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Re: Hello, please help worried
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2014, 03:07:52 PM »
thanks joe, i appreciate your quick reply...so i should forget about these symptoms being related to hiv right?

Yes.  Whatever symptoms you are experiencing have nothing to do with HIV.

Joe

Offline ralph1984

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Re: Hello, please help worried
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2014, 04:18:19 PM »
Last question, would taking the test in my car make a difference? The car was not moving.

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Re: Hello, please help worried
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2014, 04:21:40 PM »
Last question, would taking the test in my car make a difference? The car was not moving.

It would not have made a difference .

 


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