... most likely you are fine as HIV is not easy to catch in general. ... (1 replies)
... HIV is not passed on thru kissing or other casual contact.
it is mainly passed on thru unprotected sex or iv drug use.
you have nothing to worry about. (1 replies)
I would be grateful for some advice. I met this girl recently who initially we kissed on our first date. On the second date just prior to her coming to my house I brushed my teeth and I have gum issues which meant I bleed a lot. When she arrived we spent the whole evening kissing, pretty deeply.
After spending the whole evening pretty much kissing, she informed me... (1 replies)
... o a condom. However, we barely had sex for long after I came really quickly. He did not ejaculate inside me. Furthermore, he told me that he was clean, HIV negative, and on prep. He even gave me his number and sent a pic of the bottle of Truvada he takes after he got home. ... (1 replies)
... Thank you for the clarification, joggen. That is reassuring news!
Sadly, more symptoms are following with peeling dry palms and nail cracks, muscle sores (arms, legs, backs) and more mouth ulcers on my gum... Only time will tell. :( (11 replies)
... biologically effective against HIV. HIV cannot cross a latex barrier, PERIOD. Anybody who suggests otherwise doesn't understand the basics of HIV prevention. Your doctor is needlessly worrying you and subjecting you to unnecessary tests. ... (11 replies)
... Hey Apollo, thanks for the reply.
I do hope my doctor is wrong but he mentioned that condoms bring down the likelihood of transmission by up to 85% but not 100% and this is published by the CDC guidelines.
I will take a lab ag/ab test on the 9th week and 12th week subsequently. Cheers! (11 replies)
... Thank you for your reply and good luck, smiteler. I need it.
As much as I want to move on, it's just that too many REAL symptoms have been happening in this period after my encounter and some of them have really never happened before. For instance, the dry mouth have been ongoing for about 2 weeks every night, and each morning I get a really white tongue when I wake up.... (11 replies)
... Not an HIV issue. You NEVER HAD AN EXPOSURE. We can't make it any clearer to you then it already has. ... (8 replies)
... Just got some test results back from the urologist bacteria was found in my prostate was put on antibiotics for 30 days hopefully that takes care of my tip of my penis burning while urinating going in to see a doctor on Tuesday for a physical I'm still worried about hiv since I'm still experiencing leg/feet numbness (8 replies)
... You never had a risk of HIV, so what ever is going on with you is not related to HIV at all. ... (11 replies)
... not one of those symptoms are HIV specific,
i know this because i have it.
the test is alot more accurate then your fears or opinions
and how you feel will not effect the accuracy of it.
when you collect your 12 week negative
come back and tell us about it.
by the way
3 months is conclusive,your doctor gave you some outdated information.
good luck (11 replies)
... Whilst I understand that symptoms cannot help define HIV, it is indeed scary that my symptoms are unique to HIV as well! ... (11 replies)
... If you used a condom, then you are safe..
Always USE a CONDOM!! (2 replies)
... No, there isn't a chance in hell that you caught HIV. Your tests have confirmed that. The 4th generation tests will detect antigen or antibody after 4 weeks. You have tested well beyond that. And you never needed testing in the first place. You should be having a beer and celebrating, not worrying about a virus you were never exposed to. (11 replies)
... Hi apollo,
Thank you for your reply. I would like to believe that the condom was on when I ejaculated. Even so, is it the case that protected sex is definitely free from HIV? My doctor told me otherwise and advise me to test again in 12/13 weeks.
Unfortunately I am also experiencing weird symptoms, and the ones that got to me the most was dry mouth/white tongue and... (11 replies)
... Protected sex is safe sex, you can rest easy, you were not at risk of hiv (2 replies)
... Hi guys i having sex four days after sex i felt tired thigh paindiarrhea i use condom the symptoms are hiv signs or not.i like to go for hiv test today. ... (2 replies)
... You clearly have no grasp about HIV transmission if you actually believe it can be transmitted through sharing beverages. ... (10 replies)
... HIV is not spread by what you describe, you have nothing to be worrying about here. HIV infects through UNprotected anal and vaginal sex, and sharing needles. ... (1 replies)