... Thanks for the return message. I guess my concern is a false negative or maybe my body had not produced antibodies or enough to be in my oral fluids. Not sure how fast antibodies can be detected in the mouth. I just want to continue on in life without worry and I have avoided sex with my wife this whole period which has been to harm because I been working out of state a lot... (3 replies)
... I had my test on the Friday and on the following Tuesday I got a message saying that my test results were ready. ... (0 replies)
... So, hope theres a ray of light in this message for you.. but, you need to go and get tested ! You could go today and have the results within half an hour. Stop worrying yourself, and go get tested. ... (3 replies)
... called "HIV anxiety". I have been reluctant to Google anything anymore about STDs, as it only seems to do more harm, but I was very glad to find this section of message board, where real people are talking about their situations and finding support. ... (4 replies)
... message to heroin users, stop using heroin! (2 replies)
... Your message is indeed rational and sane. I had two exposures to the same HIV positve person, back in 2000. ... (5 replies)
... To all,
This message is to all of those who are currently sitting in the dreaded “window period”. All the people who believe they have engaged in some risky act and are living in fear as to whether or not they have contracted the HIV virus. I have been there and can fully empathize your emotions and suffering. Please listen to this advice.
I am sure by now you are... (5 replies)
... But I'm not stupid and am aware that there is SOME chance. My point was that everyone seems to be so ready to accept their doom and that fear is perpetuated by message boards like this where you go on the net and read about someone freaking out cuz they stepped in vomit and then other people telling them to go get tested. ... (9 replies)
... Very good message there. May I ask if your encounter was intercourse or something even less risky like oral sex? ... (9 replies)
... Exceptional post, with a good message. (2 replies)
... Reading through this message board It is plain to see how many people are worrying themselves sick about HIV but dont want to get tested for fear of being HIV positive. ... (2 replies)
... I got a message from a doctor about this incident as pasted below. Is the accurate about the condom? ... (5 replies)
... I am new to the message board and have been dealing with guilt an anxiety for the past 37 days. Around 37 days ago I had a sexual encounter with a woman on craiglist backpage. ... (1 replies)
... th. I'm afraid it will be positive. This fear has ruined my whole summer. I still message him and he still ignores me. He has even changed his number. ... (5 replies)
... Everythingthat causes this have more obvious symptoms which I don't have. My heads just all over the place! Thankyou very much for your time to message me back. ... (5 replies)
... posure a little over 2 years ago when I had a affair with a local woman. I know her, ive asked her about status and she says she doesnt have anything. Sent her a message a few weeks ago, was pretty embarrassing. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you for replying for my message, I just have one more issue that I need to clear up because of my anxiety.
When I was 18-19 years old (I am turning 26 this year), I got a tattoo in Singapore and lately I been thinking if I could be infected from this although I know it's been about 8 years since then? I have never experience serious illness during these years.
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... That's beyond the scope of what a peer to peer message board can offer. If a no risk exposure and 2 negative HIV tests won't convince him, there's nothing anyone here can say that would make any difference. ... (8 replies)
... recent anxiety of contracting HIV have me doing a lot of research about the virus and the effect it has on people. I'm so scared now. Could this be anxiety or a message from God. I've been praying that im ok. The doctor also told me HIV is not as prevalent in the community and my friends tell me I'm alright just paranoid. ... (23 replies)
... Value your life. If any of you would need a friend to talk to, please feel free to message me. I had a similar kind soul that assisted me by talking to me on this forum, and he similarly tested negative as well. ... (5 replies)