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  • 3 months ago

    Get The Facts on HIV Transmission

    Hi everyone! There are many posts on our message boards from those with questions about how HIV is transmitted who are worried if they've contracted the virus. When you think you may have been exposed to HIV, it can be a really scary thing to experience. It's important to know that HIV is not spread easily and can only be done so through the exchange of certain bodily fluids from an infected person. There is tons of information out there on how HIV is transmitted, and sometimes it can be....
  • 3 days ago

    Testing

    Hello, Thank you you for any help. My only incident with unprotected was with my ex-gf I would say 8 years ago. I did a blood test at my provider at Kaiser (i think it was the 1 and 2 test) and it was negative. I somehow got anxious all about it since and Took 4 oraquick at home swab kit test and those came negative as well. Are these 5 test good after so many years?
  • 3 days ago

    Hiv

    Okay so it’s a long story. But to make it short. Lately I have been feeling really weird on and off. Weird as in being lightheaded, hands extremely cold at times, headaches. The weird feeling is the worse when I wake up or lay down to go to bed. These feelings started about 3 days after I messed around with someone. Me and the person made out and engaged in oral sex and also had protected anal sex. I haven’t had unprotected sex in over 6 months and tested negative using the hiv oraquick test about....
  • 3 days ago

    Extending Pep

    I am on PEP Descovy and Dolutegrevir for a possible needle stick exposure at work. I have been on treatment for 24 days. Last night I was helping a family friend give his insulin injections. I didn’t feel the needle touch my skin. However, after taking off my gloves I noticed a scratch on my Pinky knuckle. It resembles a paper cut. However base on the cut I think I would have definitely known if I stuck or scratched myself. If I did however scratch myself should I consider going to my primary care....
  • 5 days ago

    what can I do now?

    I have some stupid mistakes in my life and I am paying heavily for this Episode. #1 october 29,2014 I had protected vaginal sex with a female csw.I also french kissed her.Later found the girl HIV +.After 5 weeks I experienced severe flue type illness.Swollen lymph nodes under jaw and neck,loose stool,hedeach,severe muscle and joint pain,rash on both arm. I have tested after 3 months with 3rd generation rapid test,after 5 months with 3rd generation elisa, after 6.5 months with 3rd generation rapid....
  • 6 days ago

    Oraquick

    Will 4 negative oraquick home swab tests be conclusive after 3 months of exposure? Taken the last 7 weeks.
  • 6 days ago

    Could I have caught HIV?

    Hi all, Sorry if I sound extremely annoying, I just have crazy anxiety and it’s been playing on my mind for days - and I have no one to voice my concerns to. A few days ago, I was essentially forced into giving this older man (40s) a blow job - It was no longer than 30 seconds max and his dick was circumcised & felt dry, so I assume there was no pre-cum. That night, I checked for any cuts/mouth in my mouth but there was the nothing - though the next day, there was a tiny circular cut on the side....
  • 6 days ago

    Flu completely gone after taking ibuprofen.

    A few weeks ago I had unprotected sex with a guy who said he didn't have any STDs. The next day I started feeling light headed, as the week went on I progressively started getting flu like symptoms. Once it got really bad I decided to take some Ibuprofen to try and ease the pain but within 2 hours all of my symptoms were gone and never came back. What could this mean?
  • 6 days ago

    Protected sex and fingering girl

    I had protected sex with a girl I met online who says she Was clean. I also fingered her as well. What is my Risk of contracting HIV from her if she was HIV positive? Thanks!
  • 10 days ago

    Blood from cotton gloves transmitt hiv?

    My daughter got an injury in her thumb when the main door got closed and her thumb got stuck between the doors. The nail got jammed and there was wound in other side of thumb. Blood was bleeding for 10 minutes and it stopped. We went to local clinic after some 25 minutes and doctor asked us come immediately to his room. When we entered doctor's room doctor was examining a patient who broke his fingers and blood was bleeding. Doctor was wearing cotton gloves and dressing the patient, when we entered....