... I was not worried and concerned about hiv as I read that oral is zero risk or any contact outside the body is not infectious. It is unable to reproduce outside the host. ... (2 replies)
... blacked out", you would not have been able to perform sexually, so your imagined situation is impossible from a practical point of view. You have no reason to be concerned about HIV from this incident and if you still are, please take up any further concerns with a mental health professional. ... (7 replies)
... me on his penis. Also while walking around I stood in semen on the floor and I have a small area of pitted soft pink skin caused by hyperhydrosis of my foot. I'm concerned it may have got into this area. What are my hiv risks for these two situations? ... (1 replies)
... Hi. I have what I guess is risk exposure as I have through the years received a few times oral sex from males I have deemed to be "safe". NO other risk exposure. I have lately been having mild night sweats (chest and shoulders) that require a t shirt change, and have several swollen lymph nodes, two under each armpit and a couple more on the neck, Blood count tests are... (2 replies)
... You should NOT be concerned about HIV. People don't transmit HIV to each other through needle pricks. It doesn't happen. You are being paranoid. ... (3 replies)
... Hi. Can you please elaborate further on why I should be concerned? (3 replies)
... I was at a pub the other evening. A guy came next to me and also ordered his drinks, he started which at first seemed like ordinary banter. Then the next minute out of nowhere he reached over and gave me a "hug" but I felt something on my right shoulder. He then went back to the snooker/pool table to continue playing with his friend. I kept checking my shoulder where I felt... (3 replies)
... Also, to the other part of my question, do i have to be concerned about any other STIs? ... (3 replies)
... I'm also concerned maybe I got it from her biting me and I could fall into the later converters like occupational needle sticks. ... (8 replies)
... and wasn't very deep. It was like the top layer of skin just peeled. She didn't ejaculate. I've read that HIV cannot be transmitted through superficial cuts. I'm concerned because I've been getting headaches everyday since the incident. I eat well and I get enough sleep so I dont know what could be the cause of it. ... (3 replies)
... I would like to get your assessment on the symptoms I am experiencing and how concerned I should be? ... (4 replies)
... Ignore any symptoms you have.....they are never used to gauge HIV infection. They are far FAR more likely caused by any one of thousands of everyday things that affect us. Your anxiety (which is totally understandable) over this will have you noticing every little thing that is wrong with you. I have seen it a thousand times on this forum, yet I have never seen anyone report... (14 replies)
... also could you please let me know what are considered to be high risk exposures? (10 replies)
... she may be just as concerned as you are. ... (10 replies)
... Look at it this way, if HIV were that easily transmitted it would be at pandemic level. Calm down, take a deep breath and if still concerned you can get a free rapid HIV test at your local health department. ... (5 replies)
... Hello there, so I went to the clinic today 2 days after finishing the PEP, and they did the rapid HIV test, it came back negative, the nurse told me that if I want I can come back in 3 month for another test but she said that it was all good.
Do you think I need to go back for a confirmatory test.? (11 replies)
... Do not be concerned, there simply is not a risk here, especially considering the fact that there was no ejaculation.
At this point you are nearly complete with the PEP, right? I would just finish it.
But really, There is ZERO reason to worry here buddy...if there were even a sliver of a chance of HIV being a concern we would say so.
If you want to calm your nerves,... (11 replies)
... Now they made me so concerned because they told me that the bleeding gums could a door for the virus to get in my system, regardless if there was not ejaculation inside my mouth. ... (11 replies)
... As you recognize, you had a risk and you need to test. There are no studies on length of exposure and risk, although logically one would expect a relationship.
The average risk for the insertive male partner for anal sex has been estimated at 1 in 500, and that assumes the other partner has HIV.
The best thing you could probably do to lower your anxiety at this point... (3 replies)
... Dna pcr is only for hiv1, should I be concerned about hiv2 ? ... (8 replies)