... I have even spoke to the HIV counselor at the health department here and he said that it was a really small risk and I shouldn't be concerned but, THE ANXIETY. I'm on meds but how can I put this behind me? ... (11 replies)
... I can imagine your concerned but unfortunately there is no short cut for testing and there is no point taking many tests, in case you get tempted. ... (1 replies)
... The only way to know your status is by taking A simple HIV test. its debatable if you had a risk but as your concerned just test but this forum cannot and will not speculate on symptoms when they serve no purpose and a test can give you all the answers you need. ... (1 replies)
... I explained what concerned me. I am saying that I may have penetrated her with the tip of my penis briefly and shallowly with my jeans on. ... (10 replies)
... No its not weird, we have seen many posts like this on these forums. You had no penetration, so I cant see where you are concerned? (10 replies)
... Your 9 week test is more or less confirmation of your negative status. If your concerned about the test then take a different one at 12 weeks, but the volume of tests indicate it will be negative. ... (7 replies)
... Hello. I have been very concerned about the possibility of acquiring HIV from receiving unprotected fellatio. ... (2 replies)
... Anyways I had a sex with a hooker and it was very brief but I felt uncomfortable and stopped the sex because I was concerned the condom may fail or whatever and the condom kept feeling as if it was not on or maybe torn so again I just stopped. ... (3 replies)
... Your question 2 is the only one that needs to be answered, in short you cannot be at risk from HIV while using a condom, its as simple as that.
Condoms have been proven over 30 years that they are effective in the prevention of the transmission of HIV.
Your concern is guilt from your actions and that you may give your wife something and you will have to confess to her... (10 replies)
... You never had a risk for contracting HIV and never needed testing. Your concern and testing over this non-event are a profound waste of mental and emotional energy. You have about as much an HIV concern as you do a pregnancy concern so for you taking an HIV test is about as much use as taking a pregnancy test.
If the condom failed you would definitely know it when you took... (3 replies)
... I assume it was safe sex but as stated I didn't inspect the condom afterwards so I can not tell without a doubt the condom was not torn or damaged. I did test to see as stated at the 7&9 week mark and to ensure if I had contracted something? The doctor's clinic (Fenway) is highly regarded towards STD treatment and the doctor left me feeling as the 9 week test was not even... (3 replies)
... Protected sex is not a risk of HIV, so your tests are pointless, your symptoms are irrelevant.
If you believe this doctor, then so be it but this forum cannot say anything other than you never had a risk of HIV. (3 replies)
... You really jumped the gun on this one. You have no reason to be concerned about HIV. ... (10 replies)
... From what you say, it appears you had protected sex but your concerned clearly. ... (10 replies)
... Risk is very low, close to zero, but you'll still want to test since you're concerned about it. You should expect negative results. ... (3 replies)
... You never had a risk from protected sex and never needed testing. Testing was completely pointless since you never had a risk. You have no reason to be remotely concerned about HIV and should find something else to be concerned with. ... (1 replies)
... m very concerned about ongoing symptons. The sex worker was a street walker, a black African, highly likely to be hiv positive. ... (10 replies)
... I would say that statement does not come from any doctor with any understanding of condoms or the oraquick test.
Fact. you never had a risk and if you don't accept that then take your concerns to a doctor but I would say a different doctor, this one is a quack. (5 replies)
... I got a message from a doctor about this incident as pasted below. Is the accurate about the condom? Also is it true about the statement s with the Oraquick home test?
The fact is you are at risk of HIV even if the condom did not break. However, the risk is very very low at condom effectiveness is 87%. The OraQuick test at 6 weeks is nearly conclusive. At 9 weeks it is... (5 replies)
... Well one thing is for sure you did not got HIV from what you described you had protected sex so no risk, as for your symptoms go to a doctor, but I bet that most if not all are anxiety related, anxiety and stress can cause havoc in your body. (5 replies)