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Offline Alekko

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RIFA test
« on: March 02, 2007, 03:56:15 AM »
Hello everyone. Sorry if my spelling is not very good, but i will make my best effort. I am not american.

First of all i want to thank all of you guys in this site, because the work that you do right here is priceless. You are really helping a lot of people with this forum. Thank you again and god bless you all.

Now my question. I met a girl a few weeks ago in a bar and we ended kissing each other. Real nice kisses. Deep kisses. =) We didnt do anything else. After that night we never saw each other again until tonight, because she was in the same bar i was. Anyway, what worries me is that tonight she told she was sorry if her kissing was not very nice, although it was,  because the night when we met she just had a root canal with the dentist =(.!!!!

I now it sounds weird but of course i don't know this girl and i ignore her hiv status. Supposing that she received a root canal the same day i deep kissed her, did i have any risk of contracting hiv by these incident???

Can i sleep peacefully again or should i get tested?

Stay healthy everyone! =) =)

Offline RapidRod

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Re: root canal and kissing
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2007, 06:19:38 AM »
You don't get HIV from kissing. Doesn't matter if you had a root canal or not. Your root canal had a filling and saliva is not infectious.

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: root canal and kissing
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2007, 08:48:42 AM »
Please read the lesson on this site about Transmission. There's a link to it in the Welcome thread which opens this section. You get all the basics there about HIV transmission.

You're worrying needlessly. For starters you're in the land of"what ifs" by speculating that she might have had a root canal. Even if she had one, it wouldn't have made any difference. Kissing, deep or otherwise, is not a risk for transmission. Your saliva contains an enzyme which acts as a natural barrier to transmission.

Tell your mind to give it a rest. There's no need for further concern nor of course for testing.

Cheers, 
Andy Velez

Offline Alekko

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Phlegm ???
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2007, 01:38:31 AM »
Hello everyone.

Just a few simple questions.

1.- Getting down a woman, receiveing a blow job, and fingering a vagina or anus with or without fingernails are completly safe activities, regarding HIV, right? They do not represent a risk for HIV infection. I am correct?

2.- Are phlegms contagious?

Thank you guys.

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Phlegm ???
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2007, 05:05:41 AM »
1. YES
2. No

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Phlegm ???
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2007, 07:50:58 AM »
Neither fingering nor phlegm represent risks for HIV transmission.

Read the lesson about Transmission on this site. It covers the basics. There is a link to it in the Welcome thread which opens this section.

Cheers,
Andy Velez

Offline Alekko

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(Sorry about my english, but it is not my firt language)

Hello guys:

I am very happy to say that finally all my irrational fears of getting HIV are now gone. That happened because in this website i found professionals that tought me that hiv is very difficult to get and that the way to prevent it is by using condoms everytime until i get involved in a monogamos relationship and both of us get previously tested.
Now i am happy and unstressed because i know that i can finger, give cunnillingus, and receive a blow job without protection.......of course always using condoms for intercourse. Dont get me wrong. A+ for me!

But now that my irrational fears are gone i realize i have another one completely new. Herpes!!!!! I nave searched in the web and learned that the insidence of herpes is really really huge. I,ve always known that herpes is ver easy to catch, but i thought this was really possible only if there was an outbreak present. For my logic, it was pretty obvious that i was not going to kiss someone with a cold sore on her lip or get down a woman with lessions present or an outbreak, right? But in other websites i red that you can get herpes pretty easily even if there are no lession present! Whaaaat! That means that even if i use a condom and i only give cunnillingus and kiss girls without visible outbreaks, i will very probaby get herpes at some point of my life? I dont want to have sex anymore!!! =(

I know that this is an HIV website, but really guys, you all always give sincere answers and you are no covering your asses with traditional aswers. I really trust you all.

Is it true or it is really difficult to catch herpes without outbreaks present?

Cheers and stay healthy.

Alekko. ;D

Offline ACinKC

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http://www.racoon.com/cgi-bin/dcforum/dcboard.cgi

This site is for HIV.  Try the one posted above for Herpes.  I've not been there, but a quick google search will give you lots of options!
LIFE is not a race to the grave with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well-preserved body, but, rather to skid in broadside,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming--WOW! WHAT A
RIDE!!!

Offline Alekko

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my baby gave a bite to a stranger
« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2008, 03:04:25 AM »
Hello hello fellows

My question. My 2 year old baby girl gave a bite to a stranger, and the stranger started to bleed beacuse of this. The bleeding was small, but it was fresh blood anyway, and I asume that there exists the posibility that my baby tasted or swallowed somo of the blood.

If the stranger is Poz, should this incident represent a risk for her contracting HIV. (sholuld i get my baby tasted)

Stay healthy all of you.

 ;) Thanks

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Re: my baby gave a bite to a stranger
« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2008, 04:35:07 AM »
Al,

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.

If you need help finding your thread when you come here, click on the "Show own posts" link under your name in the left-hand column of any forum page.

Please also read through the Welcome Thread so you can familiarize yourself with our Forum Posting Guidelines. Thank you for your cooperation.

You don't need to have your baby tested. Saliva contains over a dozen different proteins and enzymes that damage hiv and render it unable to infect. She would have had to be literally covered in this guy's blood for there to be even a remote risk.

Thought you'd conquered your irrational hiv fears?

Ann
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Offline Alekko

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Re: my baby gave a bite to a stranger
« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2008, 03:57:39 PM »
 :D yes ann, you are right. but as you know, when you are a father worries seem to come harder.

Although you and your partners in this site can be sure that those fears are A LOT EASIER with all your help.

Stay healthy and many thanks again.

Alekko  ;D

Offline Alekko

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RIFA test
« Reply #11 on: June 08, 2009, 02:01:24 AM »
hello guys.

i got tested and my result came out negative. the blood test that was applied to me for hiv1-2 was RAPID IMMUNE FILTRATION ASSAY (RIFA) and the result was given to me in an hour.

is this RIFA test reliable. can i trust the result or should i test with a diffrent method? I respected the window period or three months and i did not eat anything al least 5 hrs before the test.

thank you

Offline Ann

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Re: RIFA test
« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2009, 06:18:55 AM »
Al,

I merged your threads yet again. Stop starting new threads.

You are conclusively hiv negative. You don't have hiv.

Ann
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"...health will finally be seen not as a blessing to be wished for, but as a human right to be fought for." Kofi Annan

Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

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

Offline Alekko

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condom slipped and possible ocupational exposure
« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2011, 01:43:41 PM »
hello guys. its been a while seen my last post. sorry about my spelling, but i am not american. =)

please guys, i have a couple of scenarios that stress me out about a possible hiv infection. here they are.

1.- i had protected intercourse with a female. she was on top. the intercourse lasted for about 10 minutes. during the intercourse, at some time, i realized the condom was still on my penis. but i am not completely sure that it was all the time still there, and this is why. after i reached ejaculation, we continued with the intercourse for like 3 minutes until my sexual partner reached her orgasm. what happended is that after i ejaculated my penis became soft, so when the intercourse ended and she withdraw, we noticed that the condom slipped inside her vagina. i didn't even see the condom. the condom was completely inside my partner. it seemed to me that it was easy for her to reach it, because she just looked for it fast, reached it and threw it away in the bathroom. i didn't had the chance to verify if the condom was broken or not. i suppose it only slipped because i got soft after my ejaculation, but you understand, i am not sure. of course i am worried about this scenario. this happend on January 28 of this year.

how worried should i be? my chances??

2.- my sister is a dentist. yesterday she cut her forearm with a dental drill. this dental drill was been used with a patient at that time. She says no blood was present, because the drill was been used directly to the tooth, and the tooth was completely isolated.

how worried should we be? her chances?


thanks again to all of you guys. excellent work and thank you for helping so many guys like me.

=)

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Re: RIFA test
« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2011, 01:55:13 PM »
First off, I have merged your previous thread with your latest one. In the future please follow our rule and keep all of your entries in this same thread.

Now, as far as your latest concerns...

The kind of situation you have described regarding the condom having remained in the woman's vagina is a not uncommon one. It sounds to me like it remained on you during intercourse and slipped off in the process of withdrawl. I don't consider it to have been a risk. However, if you are going to be concerned about it then get tested at 13 weeks just for your peace of mind and collect what I certainly expect will be a negative result.

As for your sister, HIV is a very fragile virus. In what is essentially a "what if" situation, there was no risk. HIV is not passed from environmental objects whether it be a dental drill, a doorknob or a barber's scissors. I don't see any cause for concern. I assume that as a dentist she follows the standard universal practices which very effectively protect both dentist and patient.   
Andy Velez

Offline Alekko

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Re: RIFA test
« Reply #15 on: March 17, 2011, 07:26:51 PM »
hi Andy, i always mess up with this thread thing. it was not my intention to unfolow the rules. So for future posts =), i sholud write like the way i am writing right now? i mean, like a replay of the last post?

Andy, if my scenario of the slippery condom was on jan the 28, it is now time for me to take the test?


Offline Alekko

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Re: RIFA test
« Reply #16 on: March 17, 2011, 07:28:24 PM »
n i made the simple math. i suposse i have to wait until the end of this month, right?  ;D

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: RIFA test
« Reply #17 on: March 17, 2011, 09:39:02 PM »
You can test anytime 6 weeks after the event. A negative result at that point is very unlikely to continue to be negative at 13 weeks. I am not convinced that you had a risk, but given your history of worrying in the past I suspect you will want the negative test results before you move on.

And yes, I do expect you to test negative.

Andy
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Offline Alekko

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Re: RIFA test
« Reply #18 on: March 18, 2011, 01:55:44 PM »
ok Andy. I´ll do that.

Have a nice weekend budy. Say hello to Ann and RapidRod.

Iíi keep you posted! bye bye =)

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Re: RIFA test
« Reply #19 on: March 18, 2011, 03:07:34 PM »
OK
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