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Offline hata

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VIDAS HIV DUO
« on: October 07, 2007, 03:11:27 PM »
Hello,
First of all, sorry my English:(

I had a vaginal sex with condom, but i made a mistake which was i used double condom. I thought that is more safe but than i learnt it is not good... :(
And also my partners vaginal liquid transmitted my hands and in my finger, there was a scurf...

7 days later after sex, i had a sore throat, after this very strong  muscle aches had started at the  second week, i had  swollen glands( lymph nodes) in groin, under my chin, and armpit. They are still exist and also i am in 33rd day.  For three days i had a rash on my hip for three days...And also i have pain abdoman(abdomen, kidney area)

After that i went to laboratory for test at 23 rd day. This test is VIDAS HIV DUO test, you know which is for P24 antigen and HIV 1/2 antibody. And this result is negative. But i still afraid too much...

Yes i will go antibody test again at 13 rd week but, what do you know about this test?  Can i trust a little this VIDAS HIV DUO test in the 23rd day...

Please help me, my symptons are really strong...

I afraid too much...

Thanks for your answers...



Offline Ann

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Re: VIDAS HIV DUO
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2007, 03:22:10 PM »
hat,

The reason you are not supposed to use two condoms at once is because it makes it more likely that one or both will break. If yours did not break, then you did not have a risk for hiv infection. This means you don't need further testing, you ARE hiv negative.

You only need to confirm your negative result if the condom(s) broke during intercourse.

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Offline hata

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Re: VIDAS HIV DUO
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2007, 04:20:36 PM »
Thank you very much for your answer...

I am not sure for comdoms were broken or not...But i did it same night four times....

Yes symptons are nothing, i know but symptons are really strong...

What about my test? 23. day VIDAS HIV DUO test? For 23. days can it be detect antigen only?



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Re: VIDAS HIV DUO
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2007, 04:40:03 PM »
Hata,

Since you were not exposed to HIV you don't need to test at all.

MtD

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Re: VIDAS HIV DUO
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2007, 04:50:12 PM »
When condoms break it's not a teeny tiny little hole or tear that you can hardly see. It's very clear what has happened because it ends up looking like a hula hoop on your penis. If that didn't happen to you then the condom did not break.

As for symptoms, neither the presence nor the absence of them mean anything in knowing for real about HIV status. So just because you have whatever happening to your body doesn't tell you anything about HIV. Since from what I can gather your condom(s) did not break, you are worrying needlessly about HIV.

You need to discuss your symptoms with your doctor and find out what is happening. As far as I can tell from what you've reported this is NOT an HIV situation and there is no need for HIV testing.
Andy Velez

Offline hata

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Re: VIDAS HIV DUO
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2007, 05:02:31 PM »
Thanks again for your answer...
I wrote "And also my partners vaginal liquid transmitted my hands and in my finger, there was a scurf..." what do you thing about this?
i had  swollen glands( lymph nodes) in groin, under my chin, and armpit... And also in our websites which are in my mother language, people always  write if you have swollen glands( lymph nodes) in groin, under my chin, and armpit, it is an important poitn for hiv infection... You said it is not correct for just hiv? am i true?

And also please write something about my test VIDAS HIV DUO.. can it easily detect antigen in the third week?


Offline Ann

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Re: VIDAS HIV DUO
« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2007, 08:08:55 PM »
hata,

Nothing you bring to us is a risk for hiv infection. Not even the finger stuff. Hiv is not transmitted in this way.

You ARE hiv negative.

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 with a condom lasts only a matter of minutes, but hiv is forever.

Have a look through all three 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.

You do not need further testing at this time. You are hiv negative.

Ann
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Offline hata

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Re: VIDAS HIV DUO
« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2007, 04:38:36 AM »

Thank you very much for all your answer...
I will go check up for full sexual health care check-up. And also i want to learn the reason of my swollen glands( lymph nodes) in groin, under my chin, and armpit... Time to go doctor...

I will write my status again...

Thanks...

 


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