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Am I Infected? / Condom brokeage in massage parlor with prostitue
« Last post by Reddy44 on Today at 04:11:54 pm »
Sir - I went to massage parlour and had sex with girl. Condom broke thrice and we changed condom everytime immediatley. Not sure if it stayed more than 30seconfs in any three of times. After coming home i was good for two days. I was worried and gave blood samples for test . It came negative. But from third day i got fever, tired and white tongue. Today is 6 th day and it continues. Please suggest me what to do? Iam i hiv infected now? What is the possibility? Can i take hiv Rna test on 12 th day?
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Estoy infectado? / Re: ENFERMO DESDE ULTIMA RELACIÓN SEXUAL
« Last post by kazuro-san on Today at 03:55:16 pm »
Buenas andy perdon si molesto , pero voy hacerme la prueba elisa 4ta gen en 15 dias para ver como sale y poder apaciguar estos miedos gracias tome una pastillas y el dolor se ah ido por el momento espero que sea si y todo salgo bien orare por todos las personas que postean sus momentos que les vaya bien y el dios los tengo protegido de cualquier mal y al doctor andy le de muchos años de vida gracias
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Estoy infectado? / Accidente laboral
« Last post by Milo on Today at 03:48:14 pm »
¡Hola!
Quiero explicar mi situación de riesgo. Soy estudiante de de microbiología, un día en mi práctica hospitalaria (aproximadamente 5 meses) me puncé con la aguja con la que le había sacado sangre a una paciente, la herida fue muy superficial, sangró muy poco y la limpié con un algodón y alcohol. Después de eso revisé el diagnóstico clínico de la paciente y solo decía que tenía hipotiroidismo, le comenté a algunos compañeros de laboratorio lo que me había pasado pero no le dieron mucha importancia, yo no sabía que existía la profilaxis post exposición ya que ni en la universidad me lo habían comentado, entonces me quedé tranquila después de eso. Pero ahora me he puesto a investigar más sobre el vih y me he dado cuenta que estas situaciones si deben ser tratadas para evitar el riesgo de infección en el personal de salud.
¿Quisiera saber si debería estar preocupada y considerar hacerme la prueba?
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Yes I checked it out and it gives a beautiful red alert!!!
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Estoy infectado? / Re: Riego de Vih??
« Last post by Gucho on Today at 02:18:01 pm »
Andy tengo una pregunta más y le ruego que me entienda mi preocupación creo q tengo un problema con el vih xq puedo todo el rato en eso de la ultima situación que tuve de tocar mi pene con la vagina ella con su ropa interior puesta y yo desnudó como su ropa interior de la chica era una tanga es posible que la alla podido penetrar un poco maximo unos 10 segundo solo la punta es riesgo de vih debo hacerme una prueba eso le pido que me responda a eso y no lo volveré a molestar con el tema
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For situations like this I use a drug interaction checker. Drugs.com is a fairly good one, has a website and a downloadable app for your phone. It does not replace the advice of a medical professional as Ptrk3 has pointed out, it is best to consult one.

It did however say the interaction between Rilpivirine and Pantoprazole was a major one. Based on that I would not combine them until I had consulted a specialist.

Dave
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Estoy infectado? / Re: Tengo riesgo? Estoy asustado.
« Last post by IaaBr on Today at 01:48:57 pm »
Muchas Gracias Sr. Andy Velez.
Ahora vengo con un update.
A los 59 días (8 semanas, casi 9) acudí a realizarme una prueba, sin embargo esta no fue prueba ELISA, fue solamente una prueba rápida, donde se pone la gota de sangre en el aparatito, salió negativo.
Puedo ya quedarme con ese resultado de una prueba rápida? O debería realizarme una ELISA?
Gracias!!
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Yes I know what you mean but sometimes it is difficult to reach the doctors on the phone because if they are visiting somebody the cannot answer...the appointments, thanks to the progress with the disease, are every 4/5 months!
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My advice to you would be to discuss the matter specifically with your doctor (sometimes even healthcare providers are not up to speed on all medication contraindications) and your pharmacist.

It's fine to query forum members, too, for any anecdotal information, but do keep the professionals in mind as you seek an answer to your question.
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Questions About Treatment & Side Effects / Re: ATRIPLA AND HAIR LOSS
« Last post by tallguy82 on Today at 11:58:31 am »
I have stayed on Atripla for 6 years but I never had hair problems!
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