... 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)
... stop googling and go see a doctor
you should have zero concerns about HIV
good luck (5 replies)
... Protected sex is not a risk for HIV, end of story. To confirm this your test is negative as you never had any risk. there is no point saying BUT BUT symptoms, they are not something this forum goes on.
fact, you had zero risk, your test proved that and it matters not when you test as you had zero risk.
Visit your doctor if your unwell, you don't have a HIV concern. (5 replies)
... I have had a series of ailments one after the other such as sore throats that lasted almost two weeks, rashes that covered my chest for a week, canker sores in the mouth, digestive issue's and to this date I have diarrhea and feel like I could puke at any moment. So I sit back and google symptoms and the only thing that adds up is I had sex just a little over 9 weeks ago with... (5 replies)
... We tried several times, and my penis head made contact with her vagina. We tried using vaseline as well but still no penetration, just more rubbing. Should I be concerned about this in regards to HIV? ... (2 replies)
... The fact that you are still even concerned about this despite all of the negative results that you've received, warrants a blood test. ... (6 replies)
... At three months I went an ID doctor and had blood work done. She confirmed that I have parotitis on the left side, and that I have reactive EBV and CMV. She was concerned that it normally occurs in immune compromised people. ... (3 replies)
... This is going to be an extremely long post so I apologize in advance. My question is, how concerned should I be of possible HIV? ... (1 replies)
... they were more concerned with other STDs and that I should visit them after 10 days to be tested. ... (2 replies)
... You never had a risk and have no reason to be concerned about HIV. ... (10 replies)
... I really wasn't concerned until I got a rash along with everything else. And do you know what would cause this persistent dry mouth? ... (10 replies)
... of these encounters, and I think I may be irrationally terrified that I have HIV even though I know my encounters were all with very little risk. The reason I am concerned is because I am convinced I have the symptoms of the acute HIV infection. My symptoms have not occurred all at once, but individually over the past week or so. ... (1 replies)
... but i am really concerned if its a swollen lymph node due to hiv infection. not to mention i am still leading a healthy life since its inception. ... (1 replies)
... You would have realized the condom broke when you went to take it off. Your bare penis would be exposed. The condom would have been ripped to shreds. It would have been IMPOSSIBLE to not recognized the breakage when you took it off.
1. Forget about testing.
2. Forget about HIV.
3. Move on with your life. (4 replies)
... Any comments to the above question? (4 replies)
... I understand that you say I didn't have a risk, but the uncertain of knowing if the condom broke is playing havoc on me.
So would a home oral swab at 9 weeks be accurate? i have read so much about these test not picking up the virus. I just want to be done with this situation but need the confidence that I have have properly protected myself and the oral test I took at 9... (4 replies)