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Offline kibb

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Words of encourgement to worried wells
« on: November 11, 2006, 04:53:39 AM »
 ??? I have a question I have been experincing some HIV symptoms latley like dry mouth,white tounge,neurological problems,confusion,muscle and joint aches,tingling all over my body,itching. But the weird thing is I can't remember how I got infected I am a virgin who has never given or recieved oral sex never done iv drugs would I remember if someone's blood got on an open cut of mine or fluids entered my body some weird way. dose hiv survive long outside the body. I really don't know what is going on with me i sit and think all the time a possible way i could have got infected but i cant think of one i have a home access test but iam terrifed to take it becasue i have all the symptoms. Would'nt I have remembred how I got Infected?

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Re: I'am so scared
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2006, 06:29:43 AM »
Kibb,

Symptoms or the lack of symptoms mean absolutely nothing when it comes to hiv infection. The symptoms you are experiencing are shared by hundreds of different illnesses

From what you describe, there is no way you could be hiv positive unless you were born with it - and you'd know by now if this were the case (assuming you're a young adult)

Forget about hiv testing and get yourself to the doctor for a complete examination to find out what the real cause(s) of your symptoms are. They are nothing to do with hiv.

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Words of encourgement to worried wells
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2006, 11:37:54 PM »
Well to start off i have been living with fear of having HIV for 6 years after a small exposure but anyway I went through hell for those years diagnosing my self from the Internet please dint symptom search you will make yourself even more sick  searchin for things. I had every symptom of HIV from dry mouth,fatigue,muscle and joint aches,spots on my skin,white tongue,fungal infections,follicuitus,itchy dry skin,palpations,night sweats,blurred vison,swollen glands,fever. So please dont diagnose yourself by your symptoms I did and now I  feel really bad abut how I went around being sad all the time. As of November 14,2006 iam HIV negative its going to take me  some time to get over it having it because I scared myself for 6 years please get tested regardless of your symptoms the chances are the test will be in your favor. Thanks to God i couldn't have made it  without him he is good. Again I say get tested you will be happy you did Knowing is Beautiful!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Words of encourgement to worried wells
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2006, 07:00:14 AM »
kibb,

I've merged your new thread into your original thread - where you should post all your additional thoughts or questions. It helps us to help you when you keep all your additional thoughts or questions in one thread.

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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

 


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