... Hi I had a possible exposure to hiv about 5 weeks ago. I had unprotected oral sex with a sex worker. Since then I've had a rash on my arms that went away. ... (1 replies)
... Your posting here isn't going to help your anxiety. As I said, you need to get off the subject of HIV or you're going to drive yourself crazy. There's not much more we can tell you. ... (9 replies)
... I am worried please advise. Thank you. ... (3 replies)
... The chance he actually has HIV is extremely low. The chance you would have caught it, were he actually infected, from such a brief exposure is also very low. ... (9 replies)
... She uses protection for her own safety, not just yours. Testing is mandatory where she is for her work, so she is most likely HIV negative. If she uses rubbers with you, she uses them with everyone. ... (15 replies)
... you should have zero HIV concerns. ... (4 replies)
... your symptoms are not even HIV specific. ... (15 replies)
... I am still worried about the swollen lymph node. I have no fever as of righ now. Whybis it swollen? ... (4 replies)
... minor swelled up lymph node. TOOK PCR RNA HIV TEST. ... (4 replies)
... To say your risk is remote is really overstating it. Try to focus on other things until you can test. If you lurk HIV forums and google HIV, I promise you that you'll drive yourself absolutely crazy. ... (9 replies)
... No, 10 days is minimum. And those don't sound resemble HIV symptoms, anyway. The mind is a powerful organ as they say. ... (15 replies)
... I see. Is it even possible to be experiencing HIV symptoms just days after possible exposure? ... (15 replies)
... it in and tried pushing two times and stopped because it hurt me too much. Because I am not sure of his status, I am freaking out thinking he could have passed hiv to me if he is indeed positive. I am so mad at myself for doing this. Any advise is appreciated! ... (9 replies)
... In my experience, most people who post here interpret anxiety symptoms as HIV symptoms. ... (15 replies)
... Get a 4th Gen ( HIV Ag/Ab) test done at 28 days post exposure or an antibody test at 3 months exposure for conclusive results. (15 replies)
... Thank you sir for your comment. I started being worried since I called a doctor in a lab, (specialized in this kind of analysis at the most part)
He said you should've checked up, you were in danger since the two fluids were in contact.
Thanks again, (11 replies)
... A RNA test cannot confirm your status in the way you are looking for. They are used to monitor HIV positive patients and monitor the virus. They also can return a higher than average of false positives and not to mention the cost. ... (15 replies)
... Well you have a risk of HIV although condom breaks rarely result in HIV transmission. ... (15 replies)
... No risk, no need to test, forget about it and MOVE on with your LIFE. (4 replies)
... Well I don't need to be as detailed in my answer because it's quite straight forward.
You had no risk as it was protected sex. Condoms don't have holes but if one does it's designed to burst, which it did not.
Although your scared that alone does not increase the risk, so relax you are fine and do not require any further testing. (4 replies)