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infected with Hiv
« on: January 18, 2014, 04:08:51 PM »
Is it possible I could be infected with Hiv  after 9 Hiv test over a period of 5 years 4 blood drawn and 5 oral quick. I had an encounter 5 years going on 6 years had protected sex with condom  did breastfeeding sacking and deep open mouth kissing. Shortly after started having symptoms both me and wife had same symptoms tested 6 was out new started to have bowel noise head hurting small night sweats, as hey skin,nail changes, jock rash, diarrhea, constep at ion sometime hard sometime soft thing  just changed since I had this encounter. Is it possible Hiv could be bidding  or the test just not picking it up all the symptom I am having my wife is having same ones she know nothing a boy my encounter. Please respond.

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Re: infected with Hiv
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2014, 04:40:20 PM »
No, it is not possible that you are infected with HIV after so many negative results.  HIV cannot "hide" and avoid detection by present day testing, so HIV is not your issue.  The symptoms you describe can be caused by many possibilities and you should work with your doctor, if any of these symptoms cause you concern as they have nothing to do with HIV.

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Re: infected with Hiv
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2014, 04:56:57 PM »
I was concern because I have arthritis and take celebrex . Does any of these situation hinders or cause the test not to detect hiv. Is there medical or medicine causes the test to be false.

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Re: infected with Hiv
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2014, 05:01:46 PM »
I was concern because I have arthritis and take celebrex . Does any of these situation hinders or cause the test not to detect hiv. Is there medical or medicine causes the test to be false.

No, none of this changes the fact that you are negative.  You have had 9 HIV tests over a five year span and NONE of them have returned an HIV positive result.  NONE.  You DO NOT have HIV.

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Re: infected with Hiv
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2014, 06:37:30 AM »
Bone,

It's no surprise that you've repeatedly tested hiv negative - nothing you did in the incident you are worried about was a risk for hiv infection.

Protected intercourse is just that - protected. Condoms have been proven to prevent hiv infection. There have been three long-term studies of couples where one is positive and one is negative. In the couples who used condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, but no barrier for oral activities, not one of the negative partners became infected with hiv. Not one.

Ingesting breast milk - for an adult - is not a risk for hiv infection. Hiv positive breast milk is only a danger to tiny infants who rely on breast milk as their sole source of nourishment.

Kissing is also not a risk - for anyone - for hiv infection.

In adults, hiv is transmitted by:

Unprotected anal intercourse.

Unprotected vaginal intercourse.

Sharing drug injecting equipment.

And that's it.


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.

You need to stop obsessing over a virus that you obviously do NOT have and start working with a doctor to find out what, if anything, is actually wrong with you. Whatever that is, you have more than conclusively ruled hiv OUT of the picture. You could be missing something serious in your misguided belief that it has to be hiv - when it cannot be hiv.

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple!

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Re: infected with Hiv
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2014, 12:25:13 PM »
I was told that HIV in some people can hide for ten years or more. I also was told that HIV has not been around enough for Doctors and scientist to everything about it and that they are going on percentages. I just know I have been having these weird symptoms both my wife and I we have been to all kind of dctors and each time can not find anything. Do you think I should be tested again?  What is going on with me?

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« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2014, 12:34:23 PM »
If you had HIV you would know it . HIV cant hide out and if you were infected you would have known with 100 % certainty at 3 months .

You do not have HIV so go see your doc and find out why you are sick .

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« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2014, 07:30:20 AM »
Boneman,


I was told that HIV in some people can hide for ten years or more.


Utter rubbish. Whoever told you that is clueless where hiv is concerned.

While it's true that some people may have no symptoms or illnesses caused by hiv (called being asymptomatic) for ten years or even more, it has absolutely nothing to do with antibody production. EVERYONE who has been infected with hiv will produce antibodies, usually by six weeks after initial infection, regardless of the presence or absence of any illness.

If you were hiv positive, you WOULD have tested hiv positive by now. Doctors and scientists may not yet know everything there is to know about hiv, but we DO know how antibody production works, even where hiv is concerned.

If you cannot let go of this wish to be hiv positive (and it does look like a wish from where I'm standing), perhaps it's time to seek out the assistance of a mental health professional to get to the bottom of your focus on a virus you clearly do NOT have.

You also need to work with a doctor to find out what, if anything, is actually wrong with you. Whatever that may be, it is NOT hiv. You have more than conclusively ruled hiv OUT of the picture. You could be missing something serious through your bone-headed, blinkered focus on hiv, when you don't have hiv.

Ann
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