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Offline PK22

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Re: Should i be worried?
« Reply #50 on: February 13, 2007, 07:37:55 PM »
hey guys,

well i've made it, had my 13 week test today, came back negative.  I'm going to move on with life now, i put this all behind me, thanks for all your support, really appreciated it



Offline PK22

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Re: Should i be worried?
« Reply #51 on: February 22, 2007, 04:27:14 PM »
I tought i could move on but i cant,

I'm wondering what the possibility of being coinfected with HIV and Hep C is during sexual activities??  Is coinfection more common from needle stick incidents??

The reason i ask is, i'm still suffering from severe vomitting each morning i wake up, and also still have no appetite. 



Offline RapidRod

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Re: Should i be worried?
« Reply #52 on: February 22, 2007, 04:28:58 PM »
PK you're done here you are negative conclusively. Any other concerns you have you need to take them up with your doctor.

Offline PK22

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Re: Should i be worried?
« Reply #53 on: February 22, 2007, 04:29:47 PM »
So coinfection is not an issue?? no way no how??

thanks for your support rapid

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Should i be worried?
« Reply #54 on: February 22, 2007, 04:31:16 PM »
It would not have interfered with your test results. If you have an issue with HCV go take a test for it.

Offline PK22

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Re: Should i be worried?
« Reply #55 on: February 22, 2007, 04:32:47 PM »
The GUM clinic said Hep C aint an issue, they just test hep B instead, which was clear.

I thought the window was 6months for hep C and HIV coinfection?

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Should i be worried?
« Reply #56 on: February 22, 2007, 04:35:00 PM »
PK, your done. You don't have HIV. Your three months test is conclusive.

Offline Ann

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Re: Should i be worried?
« Reply #57 on: February 22, 2007, 04:38:01 PM »

You did NOT have a risk for hep C, as you have been told. You have also been told, REPEATEDLY, that you did not have a risk for hiv infection either.

You are conclusively hiv negative. If you'd ever read the Welcome thread like you're supposed to, you will have read this:

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Please consider yourself warned.

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