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Author Topic: scared to death, waiting for my results. What are my chances  (Read 927 times)

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So here is my story. Late October 2019 I made the worst mistake of my life, I engaged in a risky sexual activity with a CSW. Right away within 7 days I felt very weird, experience a lot of symptoms. I went to my Dr and did a full STD panel at 6 weeks and it came back Negative. I was still not feeling well and went back at 13 weeks again full STD panel came back Negative with 4th generation test. This was now Late January 2020. I requested a Hiv RNA test and my Dr declined my request, I finally was able to get one through a STD website today May 18 2020. Iím waiting for my results this would make it 7 months so about 28weeks from that event. Is there any chance that my first two HIV 4th generation test were wrong? Iím hoping for the best but fearing the worst. Iím still experiencing weird symptoms

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Re: scared to death, waiting for my results. What are my chances
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2020, 01:13:22 am »
Hiya

Sorry to hear that you are feeling scared.

What risk did you have?
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Re: scared to death, waiting for my results. What are my chances
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2020, 01:19:50 am »
Thanks for quick reply and thank you for all you do for us. So I was kind of drunk no longer in my full senses and I hired a call girl after leaving a bar. We had sex, she gave me a blow job unprotected but when it came to sex. She handle the condom the whole time and the next day I saw blood on my clothes. Meaning she was on her menstrual cycle. Her vaginal fluids and blood went inside the condom. I also was diagnosed with balantis. The skin on my private became very tight around my penis after 10 days

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Re: scared to death, waiting for my results. What are my chances
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2020, 01:28:11 am »
Thanks for the details.

Look, even if you had acquired HIV getting sick right away would have nothing to do with your HIV status.

I read what you posted, the drunk part is a concern if you no longer recall what happened. The blood or finding fluids in the condom afterwards in itself is not an HIV concern neither is the balanitis.

Anyhow, since this encounter you have tested conclusively negative, the result is not going to change unless you have had more recent exposures. So try to relax and move on with your life.

Here's what you need to know to avoid HIV infection:
Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, every time, no exceptions. Consider talking to your healthcare provider about PrEP as an additional layer of HIV protection going forward

Keep in mind that some sexual practices which may be described as Ďsafeí 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.

Kind regards

Jim

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Re: scared to death, waiting for my results. What are my chances
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2020, 02:33:45 am »
Today I received my HIV RNA results, and two other additional HIV 4th generation test from different labs. It came back Negative , all 3 test came back negative after 7 months of living a total nightmare. I canít believe Iím negative after all my symptoms but I will try to move on , Iíve had 4 4th generation HIV test , 1 fingerpick, and 1 HIV RNA TEST within the last 7 months, I will accept my results and move on with my life

 


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