... Even though this definitely was a risk, the odds are greatly in your favor. The chances she even had HIV and that you would have caught it from a one time exposure are extremely low. ... (3 replies)
... The only way to move forward is to bite the bullet and take a HIV test, nothing else can resolve this for you, how ever hard it is to face up. ... (3 replies)
... ead, to a few on my shoulders. I tried to pop then as if they were spots, and puss came out of them like you would expect a spot too, but would a rash related to HIV do this? ... (3 replies)
... Yes, you did put yourself at risk, but at age 23, I can understand the peer pressure. I think you should go get tested. After all, you do have a long life ahead of you, + or -.
By the way, I was in the exact situation like you, and it did took me a long time before I take the test. The result was negative, yet I put myself through all that stress for nothing. Again,... (3 replies)
... I will try give the details of my concern. I had sex with a female prostitute that I assume has HIV from the way she acted after the fact when we finished. ... (3 replies)
... s after 5 days and ARS wouldn't manifest as an isolated sore throat. Your doctor already explained why you have a sore throat so why you continue to obsess about HIV is beyond me. ... (9 replies)
... Ok I read on the health board site that a soar throat is a sign of hiv and can happen after two weeks that's what is freaking me out also I have dry mouth and white covering on my tongue. ... (9 replies)
... You, like so many others on this forum, have a VASTLY OVERINFLATED VIEW on HIV risk. ... (9 replies)
... no 2 people will experiance the same symptoms when they have ars
so symptoms cannot be used as a tool to detect the presence of HIV.
get away from symptom chasing/reading on the internet.
testing is the only accurate way to know whats up. (9 replies)
... HIV has no specific symptoms and quite frankly its pointless going down this road as all your going to do is worry about every ache, pain and sniff you have. Also this forum will never get involved with symptom speculation.
You need to stop this and calm down, or you will make yourself very ill with stress. (9 replies)
... How long does it take for the first symptom to start if you think you have hiv??like I said I'm so nervous I know I shouldn't be searching the internet for answers because some sites say you can get a soar throat right away.. I'm making myself sick I even wake up with my legs feeling numb and I can't sleep at all (9 replies)
... Indeed you have a risk but its statically unlikely he would have HIV but again we cant be sure. ... (9 replies)
... I'm making myself sick thinking I have hiv.I had unprotected sex five days later got a soar throat. Went to doctor because I get a lot of sinus infections, I was prescribed an antibiotic finished that still feel sick. Went back to doctor and they said I have drainage that's why my throat is soar.I am reading on internet soar throat is a symptom of hiv. I don't have any other... (9 replies)
... You have no reason to as you have not been at risk from HIV BUT, if you feel testing for peace of mind will help your health and mental state then you should test and when you have your negative result you can have confidence in condoms and reduce your stress.
There is no point being ill over this, so if testing is the solution, then take a rapid test which gives you... (5 replies)
... I still feel scared and depressed. ... (5 replies)
... ondoms work always have always will. That's why couples who have one partner who has HIV, use condoms for sex and in research over 30 years there was no cases of HIV transmission from safe sex. ... (5 replies)
... Hello everyone, just a quick background: I'm 19, a male, heterosexual, NON drug user, never tried anal, and ALWAYS used a condom. The problem is that throughout most of 2013 I saw escorts or prostitutes. Now once again keep in mind I always used a condom and never showed a single symptom. I developed this extreme paranoia and anxiety about a month ago when I took an oath of... (5 replies)
... Even though you may have a lower risk at contracting HIV with oral sex, you still can contract STDs. I suggest that you should be tested on both of these. ... (5 replies)
... is HIV positive, the risk for HIV from giving oral is only theoretical. Oral sex is one of the most common of sexual activities. Receiving oral is absolutely no risk. ... (5 replies)
... why some sites are saying dont brushed your teeth before oral sex haiiisst anxiety kills me. and i read A blog saying she got hiv by giving head and she dont have cuts, sores .. ... (5 replies)