... I am just concerned because I do have contact with blood regularly so technically my risk isnt non existant. ... (4 replies)
I'm just wondering if anyone here could tell me if I'm at risk for HIV and if I should be concerned.
Ive had and enlarged lymph node for about 5 months that goes up and down in my neck but never fully resolves. I had bacterial tonsilitis 4 months ago and recently have had a viral URTI.
I've never had sexual intercourse. I've never done intravenous drugs. I work... (4 replies)
... Hey thanks so much for your comment, I really appreciate it. (4 replies)
... HIV is much more difficult to catch than you are imagining. Simply contact with infected blood is not going to infect you. Transmission requires direct inoculation deep inside the body because the virus is very fragile. You clearly do not present any risk factors to this forum, even though you work in the ER. And transmission in medical settings is very rare, and requires deep... (4 replies)
... you should see a doctor for your concerns and stop trying
to self diagnose yourself.
you are not doing a very good job of it
because you never have been at risk for catching HIV
so there is no way that you have it.
good luck (4 replies)
... First go have yourself tested. Than take it from there. Don't feed your fears. Doctor first. You did a dumb thing. Things happen, learn from it. Next stop trying to get in touch with the bum. He is his wife problem, don't make him yours. Let me know how things come out. (29 replies)
... as we suspected..
good for you and thank you for posting a follow up.
it helps out some worry wells that follow these threads
they like seeing good endings (29 replies)
... Hi everyone! I've been meaning to get back on here. I tested at almost 5 weeks and was neg. just wanted to update everyone. Hope all is well with everyone! (29 replies)
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... uring shave I felt pain in my partially popped pimples but noticed no visible blood 1 hour after shave ( I didn't check immediately and checked only after returning home and had washed my face within that time). After I came home I noticed a few red scratches around my neck, although there was a slight pain but again there was no visible blood. Am I at risk? And also do the... (7 replies)
... TY People for giving me great advise so far.
I'm getting so much worried because of my symptoms/blood results as well..
The symptoms that I'm concerned about because on top of all the ARS like symptoms I'm also having these:
1) From last month, I do have chronic loose stool (sorry to be graphical but it's like getting icecream in a cone).
2) My GUMS has been turned... (7 replies)
... Yesterday I was having anal sex with a guy who had not bottomed for about a month. We were having protected sex, and when he got off my dick there was blood on the condom and dripping out of his hole. I guess that means he was a little too tight. Anyway, the blood really freaked me out and got me concerned, but the blood was only on the condom and he cleaned it off, not me.
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... d doing well not thinking about this, but today I felt like my glands were sore and so I took my temp and its 99.1 It's been 18 days since my incident so now I'm concerned ! My two week test was neg but the nurse told me to come bk after 4 weeks to be sure. ... (29 replies)
... There is no risk for HIV from what you describe.
Before you reply again stating your symptoms....symptoms mean nothing as far as HIV is concerned.
There was not even a need to test in the first place. Move on and stop worrying. (2 replies)
... The presence of blood during sex can be disturbing, but it doesn't change the fact that you were protected. Not sure what else to tell you. You seem to already know this. (1 replies)
... Hello - thank you in advance for reading my post. This past weekend I had a few too many and hooked up with a male on line. Of course he said he was negative. He offered me a condom that I unwrapped myself. He was bilingual and I believe or imagined that he said they were Lambskin. Since I'm in a committed relationship and strayed I was already feeling guiltjy. He gave me a Bj... (9 replies)
... This morning I noticed the skin on the bottom of my feet peeling on my big toes and upper soles. I heard that peeling skin is a symptom and now I'm more afraid. (5 replies)
... Saliva has over a dozen enzymes and proteins that render the virus inactive, this has been proven with 15 years of research where couples had oral sex ( one partner positive the other negative ) and their were no recorded cases of HIV transmission.
You have nothing to worry about. (5 replies)
... Okay. Is saliva really damaging to the virus?
I also learned that a few years ago the guy made multiple trips to Africa for work. I know that doesn't necessarily mean he slept with anyone but it still concerns me. (5 replies)
... oral sex is only a theoretical risk.
you should have zero HIV concerns from this... (5 replies)