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« on: February 06, 2014, 04:30:24 AM »
sorry for my poor english..
here is my story.. i had sex with 4 partners in the last 3 years. all were protected vaginal sex but unprotected oral(both giving and receiving).But with one lady whom i met through internet i had unprotected vaginal sex. But she recently tested negative(im not sure). she has been working in an international school as teacher in Dubai for last 9 years. From my friends working there i come to know that its not possible for HIV positive people to work in Dubai as they have regular medical checkup and very strict rules regarding this. My problem is, i have to appear for a medical test on next month for my job. i don't even think about HIV risks till last month.But after got confirmation about medical test i started searching on the net.. And i have all the HIV related symptoms mentioned in sites.( blurred vision, swollen nodes, extreme tiredness, fungal infection,stomach problems, ).All these symptoms occurred during last 2 years . my last sex was 2 years ago.Recently i checked my blood for fungal infection related problems. they have checked EDTA Blood count, WBC count etc..all are normal.When i look for symptoms i found small fungal infection on my back. i was afraid and started to watch it every time. now within 1 week its spread all over my body. I think its because of my tension and anxiety. i cant sleep and eat these days. always thinking about HIV. My whole family depend on me.I cant even think about it. I had swollen lymph nodes behind my ears. And while scratching my body it becomes red and it remain like this for 2-3 days. i read in one site that it also a symptom of HIv. please help me . do i have risk of HIV? is it possible to get HIV from oral sex. ?

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« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2014, 06:06:07 AM »
Hi Pradeepnettara . Your symptoms are not specific to HIV and could be caused from many other things and that's why we don't waste your time discussing symptoms . The only way to know if you have HIV is to test 6 weeks past any possible exposure and again at 3 months to confirm it .

You can never trust another person word on their HIV status so since you had unprotected sex the responsible thing to do is to test .

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!

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« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2014, 08:07:18 AM »
thnx for the reply.... i dont trust her word. but its impossible to work in dubai with hiv+ status.
i know only way is to get tested. im going to test in next month. my another doubt is,
is it possible to get hiv through oral sex( giving and receivng) i did it with 3 girls. im afraid of that....
and will stress and anxiety cause such kind of symptoms?
« Last Edit: February 06, 2014, 08:10:57 AM by pradeepnettara »

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« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2014, 08:14:48 AM »
The risk for oral transmission of HIV comes into play for giving blow jobs to a man with a high HIV viral load while you have significant wounds in your mouth . Getting a BJ or cunnilingus is not a risk .

There have been no fewer than three separate serodiscordant couples studies (where one person is HIV positive, the other negative.) These couples were tracked for three. five and ten years. The couples used condoms for penetrative vaginal and anal sex, but NO BARRIER at all for oral sex. Any kind of oral sex.

These studies yielded NO infections.

You need to stop thinking about her HIV status and concentrate on your own . Its the only logical way forward . You had unprotected sex so you must test .


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