... I am so scared and devastated, it feels as if the universe is conspiring against me to get infected with HIV , as delusional as it sounds, it is hard not to believe so. ... (2 replies)
... It is definitely always best to get tested, without a doubt.. But I really wouldn't lose sleep over it. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you for your words. They helped a lot. I want to speak to my mom about it as well but I'm too scared I don't know how she'll react. 2 months to get tested for a conclusive result seems so far away! And now I have this cough for a couple days that won't go away and it makes me freak out even more. ... (7 replies)
... also could you please let me know what are considered to be high risk exposures? ... (10 replies)
... Whatever test you take is ultimately up to you. But you should know that test is only recommended for high risk exposures. ... (10 replies)
... i was contacted by someone yesterday who was kind enough to tell me that he was tested recently and found out he was hiv postiive. my heart sunk. and is so heavy today. I only had sex with him a few times. both times were protected. ... (2 replies)
... for herpes. Your protected sex makes it very unlikely, but transmission can still occur with herpes with protected sex. It can take about 3 weeks for antibodies to show for that. NOT trying to panic you, its just worth going again for that test. ... (3 replies)
... a fever. I let it go for a few weeks thinking I had caught herpies abd that it would clear up on its on. After almost a month I couldn't take it anymore and went to the doctor. She tested for all STD's which came back negative. She still gave me Valtrex and a yeast infection pill which did help. ... (3 replies)
... I know i'm obsessing and I'm sorry to keep querying it. But I had unprotected sex with a csw from Nigeria in dubai. For about a minute or two before I came to my senses. And she bit my lip so hard it bled and she put a finger that had been rubbing her vagina in my mouth. ... (8 replies)
... ag and p24 by eclia. I also tested negative at 6.5 and 7.5 with combo lab tests from 2 different labs. Are these results conclusive? ... (8 replies)
... I was never scared to get tested. In fact, I've been tested 8 times and it's almost been 100 days since exposure. Every negative that I get, I walk away confused and I imagine how I'm going to die. ... (2 replies)
... yes, it's easy to get trapped in the spiral of reading symptoms one may be having that might possibly be related to hiv. ... (2 replies)
... Never be scared to get tested. ... (8 replies)
... Today I finally got the nerve to get tested. ... (6 replies)
... Getting tested will eliminate all anxiety. I'm in your shoes and still waiting for the 3month date to conclude my status. I strongly recommend using latex condoms now with future partners. You could be negative right now only to get infected tomorrow! ... (9 replies)
... l start by saying I'm a 25yo gay male. I have not had an HIV test in years. I have had unprotected sex before. I found out after the fact that one of my partners tested HIV positive a week after we had sex, and I have found out two other guys I had sex with became HIV positive, but it was a long time after I had slept with them. ... (9 replies)
... Do you ever get scared? ... (2 replies)
... hello, to me, knowing what your up against is better then guessing.if the worst happens, the sun will come up and another day will come. it won't be the end of the world. ... (2 replies)
... I haven't been tested in eight years I've had sex with a homosexual male, a drug user, and someone that is very promisicious, so you can see why I'm so afraid to get tested. I want to get tested so bad because not knowing is killing me but I'm so afraid. When I go to the doctor I get checked for everything except HIV. ... (2 replies)
... I'm not realy sure what you're telling us ?
Was you're test befor or after the 3-6 month window period ?
And have you had any other encounters after you're test ?
As far as symtoms go .........
Hiv is not a symtom based illness and many many people don't understand that fact .
Symtoms ( with ) or ( without ) realy have no bearing on whether or not the person is + or - .... (2 replies)