... After all these symptoms I decided to go and get the oraquick oral swab test. It came back negative! So this is three months past my experience which was February 16. ... (4 replies)
... It just seem so coincidental because of all of these unexplained symptoms that me and my wife are having. So I should get a blood test to make sure? ... (4 replies)
... 1. Symptoms are NOT DIAGNOSTIC OF HIV INFECTION. READ THE TOP STICKY THREAD ON SYMPTOMS.
2. 3 months is conclusive
3. You don't have an HIV concern. (4 replies)
... Can ars start up to 11 weeks? ... (4 replies)
... Your oraquick is conclusive. You don't have an HIV concern. (4 replies)
... HIV requires exposures deep inside the body for transmission (vagina, rectum), because it's a fragile virus and needs the environment of the host to survive. In your situation, contact with air would render the virus unable to infect. So you had no significant risk and don't require testing. So please try not to let your OCD make you overthink your exposure- there was none. (2 replies)
... The symptoms I described. Am I right in thinking this is not HIV related as it is too early to start experiencing ARS symptoms with the symptoms starting barely two days after? ... (5 replies)
... HIV is not past passed on via unprotected sex. Many studies have been done with couples who had one partner positive the other negative and they continued to have protected sex and unprotected oral sex and their were no recorded cases.
Saliva is also an excellent barrier against HIV as it has over a dozen enzymes and proteins that render the virus inactive.
You have... (2 replies)
... I have had protected vaginal sex with a guy, and then we had unprotected oral sex (I did it to him), then he come on my face, my eyes were closed but still it was on my eye lashes also a little bit came into my mouth i spit but anyway.
So this is the story line, after the exposure around 1 week-9 days, I had sore throat, and feeling so tired, in the mean while, I travelled... (2 replies)
... uess it was dark and it could have torn or tore on the underside where I did not inspect. So anyways starting around the 2 week period i have had almost all the ARS symptoms and a few still going on. ... (3 replies)
... Great news that your results were negative, this gives me hope that having all the symptoms do not automatically point to positive. ... (1 replies)
... anxiety. My advice to anyone reading this with symptoms like mine, don't give up hope like I had done many times throughout the process of getting my results. Stay off google!! ... (1 replies)
... 1. Symptoms are not diagnostic of HIV. READ THE TOP STICKY THREADS.
2. Condoms work.
3. You never had an exposure to HIV.
4. You don't have an HIV concern. (2 replies)
... and stupidly had sex with a prostitute walking the streets. First time travelling and this completely ruined my experience and had to fly home prematurely due to symptoms of HIV infection. I advise anyone reading this to not engage in sex with workers as imo just isnt worth it. ... (2 replies)
... oral sex is not a way to getting HIV
seek a doctors help to finding the cause of your rash
it has nothing to do with HIV.
your test holds the key to diagnosing HIV not your symptoms.
you passed the test and you never had a risk.
that means you do not have HIV in any way,shape or form! (8 replies)
... We don't discuss symptoms here. Symptoms are irrelevant. Please read the sticky threads at the top of the forum. ... (8 replies)
... Hello Im experincing some of the symptoms of HIV ars for 4 day I have a rash on my body which has come up like boils on my body drain adn then scabbed in my face scalp back chest in my ears , they itched severely and then I had a fever which i dont anymore, and my throat sore i had white spots which are gone now on day 1 i took a HIV ora quik test it came back negative my last... (8 replies)
... weeks and get further tested. I would of course leave it, and move on but these symptoms are too much. ... (12 replies)
... specific. Hundreds of other more common viruses produce the same symptoms. That is why symptoms are not diagnostic of HIV. Read the top sticky threads for further information. ... (12 replies)
... but I have had symptoms like never before which has made me very worried. So much so I have very bad thoughts about ending it. ... (12 replies)