... Try the Anxiety Forum and/or seek professional mental help. (11 replies)
... How can I deal with the anxiety this brings me? It is certainly an on and off thing. According to each of you, I had no risk. Why do other sites say differently? I have even spoke to the HIV counselor at the health department here and he said that it was a really small risk and I shouldn't be concerned but, THE ANXIETY. I'm on meds but how can I put this behind me? Advice? (11 replies)
... Thank you all for your reassurance. It has certainly calmed me down a bit.
I appreciate your help. (11 replies)
... HIV is not passed on in the manner you discribe/fear.
you have no reason to test.
your results will always be negative
move on... (11 replies)
... Would you run out tomorrow and get tested for Ebola? Probably not, because you haven't been exposed to it. This situation is no different. You have not come into contact with HIV either and therefore there's no reason to take an HIV test. Normally people don't go running around testing themselves for diseases they haven't come into contact with because it's a waste of time and... (11 replies)
... Thank you for the reply!
I'll ask you this same question: I can expect a negative result from this incident?
When is the earliest I can do a rapid oral or rapid finger ***** test for this incident that would give me a good indication of my status? I did a rapid finger ***** at 2 weeks, no where near conclusive, but it was negative.
Thanks! (11 replies)
... HIV when exposed to air becomes inactive, its a very fragile virus and needs specific environments to replicate, basically only in the body, never when its outside the body. (11 replies)
... Can you explain the biology or logic behind your answer? I would appreciate it! (11 replies)
... That's what I said. (11 replies)
... Someone talk please (4 replies)
... Hello all,
I had sex with a prostitue. Everything was going fine and she suddenly said that condom has torn off. I immediately took my organ out and saw the condom was torn from my head "totally'. But i immediately took it out as soon as she told me about it. I ran to the washroom and washed my organ and its head completely and only with water. i urinated too.
I asked... (6 replies)
... Hi all,20 weeks ago i had an encounter with a CSW. We started by hugging and body rubbing with clothes on. Then i removed my clothes and she removed hers. I put on a Condom and masturbated as she played with herself. Just that. Nowhere did i touch her,nowhere did she touch me. No any sex,no kissing,no any fluid contact! Then 4 weeks later, fever,severe sore throat,muscle... (4 replies)
... Thank you for your response. So precum entering the anus from a finger does not warrant a test? Any testing for this incident would be expected to come back negative?
Thank you for your help! (11 replies)
... Hand-genital or hand-anal contact is not a risk even if body fluids are exchanged. No risk, not need for testing, just forget about it. Not a risk for anything. (11 replies)
... 2 weeks ago, I allowed a fellow male college student to finger me. Before you tell me that fingering is ZERO risk, which I understand, let me tell you that he had precum on his fingers. The fingers he was fingering me with. This precum was on my back and then he like moved it to my anus and fingered me.
Was there a risk here? Is testing warranted? Thanks yall. (11 replies)
... Hi Vervlet,
Your first statement is contradictory and makes no sense as firstly you say you had unprotected giving and receiving VAGINAL sex but lastly you say with a MAN. :confused:
Please clarify (4 replies)
... Hello all,
I've been really freaking out these last few weeks. In February of this year, I had unprotected sex two times with someone I was dating (anal sex, I was receiving). BEFORE that though, we both got tested and we were both negative via rap testing. We broke up in March, haven't had any sexual encounter since then.
August 15th, I took a HIV test through my... (2 replies)
... I will just pile on to what smiteler said.
The majority of people that have actually been infected with HIV will test positive within about 3 weeks. The official time period is 12 weeks/90 days/3 months for an antibody test....but something like 90% will be positive by 4 weeks, and over 99% positive by 6 weeks.
Your last test was not technically 100% conclusive, but over... (7 replies)
... y that I am in the middle of the "window" and will only be accurate after 12 weeks. I find that slightly contradict with some of other specialists posted online. Please advise. Thank you very much for your help. ... (7 replies)
... Hi everyone, first time post so please let me know if i miss anything. ... (7 replies)