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... but it was only 5 weeks after the blood draw. The thing that scares me to this day is that I got sick EXACTLY 2 weeks after the blood draw with a very weird cold that lingered for 2 weeks and also some weird symptoms that linger until today. ... (5 replies)
... ONLY after 2 weeks from the Blood Draw. ... (5 replies)
... You're worrying for nothing. If you've ever met anyone with HIV you would know that they take every conceivable precaution to ensure they don't infect anyone else. There is zero reason for you to doubt him. You need to stop seeing potential risk around every corner because unless you have unprotected sex with this guy or share a drug needle with him, you have zero chance of... (3 replies)

... lol yea i know how you feel about the get tested commercials, knowing is beautiful. I hate those commercials they are annoying. (5 replies)
... Thanks guys, I really appreciate it. I just want this thing TOTALLY out of my head. That is the only reason I am going to do the 6 month test. People keep saying 'forget about it, etc. etc.' but everytime I see a commercial about hiv or even about condoms my stomach just turns and my anxiety comes crashing down. It seems like I can't focus on my normal life no more as... (5 replies)
... dont worry man your fine. (5 replies)
... As long as the condom coverd the urethra ( the opening at the top of you're penis ) you should be ok . As far as the needle goes I'm pretty sure they all have the same policies about needles 1) A doctor/nurse will be fired if they try to recap a needle 2)once a needle is used it is conciderd DULL If they try to use a needle and miss the vein it can not be used again they... (5 replies)
... Has there been any cases of hiv infection from a blood draw in lab setting in the US? ... (9 replies)
... eet then turned to numbness and tingling days later, I still have problems with this. I also had a poison ivy looking rash on my right forearm after getting home from the bar one night. It stayed for 4 days. Kind of itchy and went away with Hydrocortizone cream. ... (37 replies)
Can I move on?
Sep 12, 2015
... white blood cell count, hemoglobin, etc. ... (2 replies)
... Upper right abdominal pain also consistent with a liver problem. Sore joints can also come from hepatitis infection. Dark yellow urine...dehydration, kidney problems, maybe. The white stuff on your tongue could be fungal. ... (6 replies)
... son he was at and asking if they have mandatory HIV testing, I asked him if he had it done at that time and he says he isnt sure. He said they did do an exam and draw blood but he didn't hear anything from them about it. ... (13 replies)
High Risk?!
Apr 29, 2013
... No your symptoms do not fit the time frame , nor do they resemble the symptoms of a primary HIV infection and no they do not last for 24 hours. But you should never try to assess your HIV status based on the amount or lack of symptoms you may or may not experience. ... (5 replies)
... gular for you to have infected yourself with HIV. Most of the needle stick contacts for persons who are the medical field occur almost immediately after drawing blood or using a syringe on an infected person. THe other condition for persons to have become infected is through the sharing of syringes in IV drug users. ... (5 replies)
... edicines and talking and hearing about people in my city who've lived a pretty normal life with the disease for over 15 years my immediate depression and anxiety from 1 week ago when i found out, had disappeared. But, now i'm horrified again. I have a swollen lymph node on my neck. ... (7 replies)
... But it has to be blood to blood transmission. The saliva , tears and sweat by themselves will not transmit HIV. It is any blood that might exist in the Tears, sweat or saliva. ... (17 replies)
... For you to draw any conclusions from a test, it has to be the right type of test, i.e. ... (10 replies)
Afraid I have HIV
Jun 13, 2016
... until they tested positive themselves after being in the hospital for a lung infection. It was 5 months afterwards and I tested negative with Oraquick oral swab from CVS and then I did the same test at 12 months. ... (2 replies)

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