... question about how confident the senior members on this board were about the protection condoms provide in preventing HIV. I heard back from the senior members and they were pretty adamant that as long as the condom was intact I had nothing to worry about. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks a million for your encouraging reply. But I am anxious because od the symptoms I have. Even though I don't have fever,cold,rash,swollen lymphnodes, I have skin irritation like itchy skin without any rash,feels liks insects crawling all over my body. Can I colclude is it because of anxiety? I never had these kind of issues in my life. Do you think it will be better to... (3 replies)
... it does not sound anything like the ARS rash i experianced
when i got infected...
go see a doctor for the rash.
this has nothing to do with the rash
you should both be getting tested for HIV...
since you are going in unprotected....
don't take offence to this
but now you are sleeping with everyone in her past and (6 replies)
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... happened hours after our first time having sex. We have had unprotected sex for 8 months. I was using the pull out method. All of a sudden she breaks out in a rash that looks like the pictures of the hiv rash online. Some people say its itchy, others that its not itchy. So much conflicting info. ... (6 replies)
... You have tested at 12 weeks and after, you do NOT need another HIV test, you don't have HIV. You do not need peace of mind, your tests are conclusive. ... (6 replies)
... Unfortunately I am back. After testing negative at 13 weeks post possible exposure, I have a new rash on my shoulder, it was a small pimple that turned into a raised, red rash after scratching it. ... (6 replies)
... Useless symptom speculation. Symptoms don't diagnosis HIV and you never put yourself at risk anyway. You don't have an HIV concern. There is nothing more to discuss. ... (5 replies)
... After doing this I read on net that oral sex can also be risk for HIV and It made me so worried and I read more and more about symptoms and other details about HIV. ... (10 replies)
... The rash you are describing sounds very similar to a rash I developed over a year ago and it was syphilis. It was the only symptom I had at the time of diagnosis, and I was using condoms with both of my two regular sexual partners back them. ... (5 replies)
... They are not deep enough to get into your blood stream and not to mention they heal more or less straight away. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, back in June of 2013 I had sex with a stripper at a strip club. We used a condom and to my knowledge it did not break. She was 19, and new to the club. She told me she didn't have anything and didn't want anything. We only did vaginal sex and unprotected oral, with me receiving only. ... (6 replies)
... the rash would of come and gone many weeks ago. ... (19 replies)
... Thanks for your reply smiteler,joggen and apollo. ... (10 replies)
... Thank you Joggen and Apollo! ... (19 replies)
... and not matter the results, will be getting tested for HIV in 12 days from now, equivalent to 12 weeks and 2 days post "possible exposure". ... (19 replies)
... Thank you Smileter! But here I am again with a NEW RASH on my chest, less itchy than the one before and no so red. It started to appear approx. 3 days ago, I have also been suffering from an awful burning sensation on my back, I have knee and ankle pain . ... (19 replies)
... zoster virus which is generally more common among inmunocompromised individuals affected by HIV, especially because I am only 24 and a second episode of such virus, at my age is very uncommon, unless of course I might be inmunocompromised by either HIV or another reason. ... (19 replies)
... Thank you for your input "Smileter", I actually took the test at 6 weeks and 5 days after "possible exposure". I just noticed that some words are missing. I am currently receiving the results from some of the other tests I got. ... (2 replies)
... test results will be more accurate then symptoms every time.
it would be highly unlikely that your 5 week results will change
in another test,
so put your focus on the cause of your rash on being
something other then HIV.
good luck (2 replies)