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Offline notagain

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« on: February 20, 2008, 11:15:21 AM »
hi to everyone, i started gettin into weightlifting a few years back. i knew i would be faced with makin the decision to try steroids or not. unfortunately a buddy of mine ended up gettin some and i made the stupid mistake of trying it but i only did one shot and that is all. the needle was new and sealed and read sterile until opened somethin like that. the shot was in the butt cheek.  my only concern is we pulled from the same vial both with sterile needles. him for his shot me for mine. now i got to thinkin what if he was hiv + and put some of his blood in the vial before i got there. or somethin of that sort. this was back in late july of 07. i got a hiv test on feb 8th which came back non reactive. which put this over 6 months maybe even 6 and half. we did not use the same needle. can i believe my hiv test, was over 6 months enuff time for the test to be conclusive? thanks for taking the time to read this.

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Re: steroids
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2008, 11:53:41 AM »

What you did wasn't a risk for hiv as hiv does not remain infectious outside the human body.

Your test result is conclusive - you did not become infected with hiv from this incident. The window period for hiv testing is three months.

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Offline notagain

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Re: steroids
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2008, 12:15:44 PM »
regardless of what took place that day can i safely say i didnt catch hiv that day and that my test was definately conclusive?

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Re: steroids
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2008, 12:45:12 PM »
Are you listening to what is being said to you? Ann just told you that you are conclusively HIV negative.

Period. End of story.
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Offline notagain

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Re: steroids
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2008, 04:42:44 PM »
thanks ann and andy for replyin, it means alot.  just one more question, can using steroids cause false negatives? like delayin the body to make antibodies? last question i swear.
« Last Edit: February 25, 2008, 04:45:13 PM by notagain »

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: steroids
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2008, 04:56:43 PM »
No, using steroids would not affect  your test result.
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