... 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)
... First, sore troat, sometimes hurting to swallow, sometimes pain in the ear. ... (2 replies)
... I know you are scared now but those feelings will never go away until you pluck up the courage to get tested. ... (7 replies)
... If you don't get tested for you, do so for your girlfriend. If you had something, would you want to risk passing it on to her just because you "didn't want" to get tested? ... (7 replies)
... So how big is your sandbox and how long to plan to spend in it? ... (7 replies)
... Last september I had unprotected sex with a girl for about 5 minutes I did not get a full erection. ... (7 replies)
... I would first like to say, I am not writing this to brag about my status. I am simply hoping to help others who may be living in fear of getting tested by sharing my experience. I am a female in my late 20s. I have had about 8 sexual partners, 3 without protection. ... (2 replies)
... So I'm waiting to get tested do to a possible exposure.... ... (1 replies)
... Anyways, about 2 weeks later, I got hit with all the ARS symptoms. I know HIV can't be diagnosed by symptoms, but the one that really scared me was the rash. I mean it was all over the "trunk" of my body. Chest, belly, arms, AND around my ankles and what looked to be the soles of my feet. ... (5 replies)
... x with a prostitute, not a good idea, just broke up with my gf. 3 weeks later ended up in the hospital for 2 weeks after my legs clotted up massively, almost had to get them cut off. I was convinced this was causes by hiv. Come to find out I have a rare genetic clotting disorder. ... (3 replies)
... A week from today i am going to get tested for everything. I was falsely under the imprecision that i was being tested for STD's such as chlamydia and gonorrhea everytime i got a pap smear. Apparently they dont test you for that stuff when you have a pap smear. ... (8 replies)