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Am I Infected? / Re: Scared anal fingering
« Last post by JimDublin on Today at 09:59:02 pm »
Your symptoms simply have nothing to do with HIV from this particular incident as HIV is not transmitted this way.

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I was told my white count was a 6

"Logarithm" - Log.

If it was a total of 6 cells you would not be walking around, i presume they meant as 6 as in × 10'9/L normal range is about (4.5 to 11.0 × 10'9/L) so your 6 would be normal range.

Either way nothing to do with HIV from this incident as HIV is still not transmitted the way you fear.

Getting your penis sucked is not a HIV risk, saliva is not HIV infectious, it also contains over a dozen elements that neutralize HIV. Let me put it this way after 40 years in terms of BJ's there hasn’t been a single documented case of HIV transmission to an insertive partner (the person being "sucked") and you will not be the first.

Same can be said for the fingering, nobody has ever been infected this way, its lacks all the conditions needed or exposure. Now if for some bizarre reason he cut the end of his finger off and instead of seeking medical attention fingered you with the actively bleeding stump you would have a theoretical risk as in its never happened and even than transmission would still be unlikely. I presume in your case you did not need to take him to the ER afterwards to have his finger reattached so you had no risk  ;)

Continue to work with your doctor if you feel unwell however this incident was no HIV risk as in none whatsoever.

Jim
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Am I Infected? / Re: Scared anal fingering
« Last post by Dexter2727 on Today at 09:42:01 pm »
I appreciate the comments Jim.. I am just confused how I am the only person who got sick in the household with this shitty fever.. so you think no chance my HIV test changing even tho I have so many symptoms I was told my white count was a 6 and I have low testertorone now . PS you are the best my man
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My next planned trip is in 2 weeks time to the Netherlands staying there for 10 days.
Plan is to have a bit of a Holiday with the kids, and attending my sisters wedding. 

Jim
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Estoy infectado? / Re: Tengo miedo , no puedo ni dormir
« Last post by German181818 on Today at 09:16:02 pm »
Lo que quiero preguntar , es si una persona que tuvo relaciones hace 15 días  con alguien que probablemente tenga VIH , y después tiene relaciones conmigo me puede pasar el VIH?
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Am I Infected? / Re: Scared anal fingering
« Last post by JimDublin on Today at 09:13:44 pm »
Getting your penis sucked and being fingered is not how HIV is transmitted. Nobody has ever been infected this way and its lacks the conditions and exposure needed for HIV transmission.

In short you had no reason to test so move on with your life and, stop reading stories and mistaking them as facts or thinking it applies to you.

Here's what you need to know in order to avoid hiv infection:
Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, every time, no exceptions. Consider PrEP going forward to provide you with an additional layer of protection from acquiring HIV

Keep in mind that some sexual practices which may be described as ‘safe’ in terms of HIV transmission might still pose a risk for transmission of other STI's, so please do get fully tested regularly and at least yearly for all STI's including but not limited to HIV and test more frequently if unprotected intercourse occurs

Also note that it is possible to have an STI and show no signs or symptoms and the only way of knowing is by testing.

More information on HIV Basics, PEP, TaSP and Transmission can be found through the links in my signature to our POZ pages, this includes information on HIV Testing

Kind regards

Jim

Please Note.
As a member of the AM I Infected Forum you are required to only post in this one thread no matter how long between visits or the subject matter. You can find this thread by going to your profile and selecting show own post and it will take you here . It helps us to help you when you keep all your thoughts or questions in one thread and it helps other readers to follow the discussion. Any additional threads will be deleted.
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Off Topic Forum / Dumoe Castle Ireland - London UK - Orlando Florida
« Last post by JimDublin on Today at 09:08:24 pm »
Its been a while since I last shared any photo's from my travels

- Dumoe Castle, from today
- Rathbeggan Lakes, from Saturday
- Orlando Florida, 2 weeks ago 
- London, Thames, 3 weeks ago
- Laytown Breach, 3 weeks ago

- Dumoe Castel, Ireland

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunmoe_Castle






- Rathbeggan Lakes, Ireland




- Orlando Florida, USA




London, Thames, UK




Laytown Breach, Ireland.




 
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Am I Infected? / Scared anal fingering
« Last post by Dexter2727 on Today at 09:08:23 pm »
Hi everyone. I think  you do an amazing job my question is that I had encounter 10 weeks back . I received a bj from a guy and he fingered my ass.. the next day I noticed I had blood on my but when I wiped.. I have since had a combo test at day 36 , insti point of care test at day 38 a combo HIV test at day 55 ... All negative.. I then on week 9 got a bad head cold  that I had to take NyQuil and I sweated through two outfits. No other friends got sick.. what's the chances I got infected  and my test results changing.. I was in the clear till I read here some guy negative result changing at 3 and half months.. thanks again for all the great work
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Also to add its not clear from your post but if you are still within the 72 hours post exposure you may want to consider PEP

PEP is a month-long course of anti-retroviral drugs that can make it less likely that post  exposure to HIV you get HIV. In short it blocks HIV from taking hold and its highly effective. If you are considering this you should start as soon as possible after exposure starting no later than 48-72 hours post exposure.

Jim
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Its takes about a week for HIV to even infect your cells and your body to even start to react. Your issues the same/next day are not HIV related from this incident, see a doctor and treat whatever is making you ill.

Keep in mind that the vast majority of people initially simply experience no symptoms whatsoever. As you had a possible exposure all that matters is test results so test at 6 weeks and 3 months post exposure with an approved HIV antibodies test, also consider testing for far easier to transmit STI's.

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The person said was clean

Firstly always protected yourself no matter what someone claims. Keep in mind they can't know either, because if they tested today all it means for sure is they were HIV negative some 3 months ago - No good to your whatsoever.

Using the term clean, even as a quote should be avoid to describe HIV status Particularly considering this is a HIV community forum as using the word “clean” for a negative status suggests that an HIV-positive status is unclean, therefore people living with HIV dirty, when cleanliness has nothing to do with it.

I'm living with HIV, I do wash, I'm very clean.

Here's what you need to know in order to avoid hiv infection:
Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, every time, no exceptions.  Consider using PrEP going forward to provide you with an additional layer of protection from acquiring HIV

Keep in mind that some sexual practices which may be described as ‘safe’ in terms of HIV transmission might still pose a risk for transmission of other STI's, so please do get fully tested regularly and at least yearly for all STI's including but not limited to HIV and test more frequently if unprotected intercourse occurs

Also note that it is possible to have an STI and show no signs or symptoms and the only way of knowing is by testing.

More information on HIV Basics, PEP, TaSP and Transmission can be found through the links in my signature to our POZ pages, this includes information on HIV Testing

Kind regards

Jim

Please Note.
As a member of the AM I Infected Forum you are required to only post in this one thread no matter how long between visits or the subject matter. You can find this thread by going to your profile and selecting show own post and it will take you here . It helps us to help you when you keep all your thoughts or questions in one thread and it helps other readers to follow the discussion. Any additional threads will be deleted.
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Am I Infected? / Unprotected anal sex Dizziness ans fatigue day after
« Last post by Curesafe on Today at 08:25:37 pm »
Hello, i had insertive unprotected anal sex with a transgender a day before this post. i am experiencing unusual constant fatigue and a slight dizziness as of today(day after intercourse). Slept an unusual 12-13 hours laat night. The person said was clean and the penetration lasted less than 1 minute. Is it possible i got infected with HIV? I read that symptoms usually appear weeks after. Is it normal i manifest them immediately? Should i go test tomorrow? Thank you for your response.
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