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  • over 1 year 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

    Blood transfusions

    There is no evidence to say blood transfusions work - I don't believe in them!
  • 3 days ago

    Knife cut

    Hello Gail, my fiancé got a knife cut from a stranger during a fight. The wound was very small very similar to paper cut but it bleed. We don’t know the stranger but I know both her and her partner uses drugs. I am afraid that the knife isn’t saintized or i don’t know if she had also cut herself during the fight. I am about 30 weeks pregnant and I am so afraid, my fiancé and I had intercourse not long after the cut. I had a sore throat and stuffy nose about 6 weeks after and my fiancé also had a....
  • 6 days ago

    Hiv from test tube to nurse hand to needle

    i went to hiv clinic for testing,there after registering the name they gave me a test tube and I took the test tube to the blood testing room.on the way I noticed some dried red spot outside the test tube.so,my doubt is if the nurse touched the blood spot on the tube and proceeded to collect my blood means will it anyway transmit hiv to me.And one more thing at first blood is not coming so she moved the needle around.so,is there a chance for her to touch the needle while doing that? so,if she touched....
  • 7 days ago

    One encounter without condom

    Male, had a one time encounter with a female friend. Over a year later had some slight swelling/pain in neck. Had no risk encounters in that time. Used an oraquick at home test 19 months after encounter. Negative. Just over 24 months had some swelling in neck and folliticus on scalp. Took medication for folliticus. Had some tingling in legs as well as a scraped or burnt tounge feeling. Took another at home oraquick test which was also negative. Both tests had strong lines at C. I have never been....
  • 13 days ago

    Lost all hope

    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 test....
  • 15 days ago

    Should I still get one more test?

    I got a 3rd generation HIV test at 12 weeks and 15 weeks and the result I got was Nonreactive because of an MSM last April. (I think I saw condoms being used) It is now 9 months past my encounter and 6 months past my last test. Should I still get one more test just to be sure? (I only had one encounter)
  • 15 days ago

    Filled with regret!!!

    I made a stupid mistake .In that I went to a asian massage parlor for a massage with ended in a handjob with oil .Their was no futher sexual contact envoled no folding ,fingering or kissing.just a straight rub and tug.should I be concerned over the possibility of a STDs and hiv?
  • 1 month ago

    Am I at risk?

    During a massage the masseuse, who was a guy, started giving me oral sex. I made him stop after about 15-20 seconds... really concerned that I made a terrible mistake.
  • 1 month ago

    Oral with positive undetectable risk

    Recently I was getting a massage which lead to a hand job and fingering given to me. I then had a 20-30 sec session at most that I performed oral sex on him. No open sores or ejaculation/swallowing took place and I stopped after 30 sec. After we were done he informed me he was positive undetectable for over 20 years. On meds plus truvada ... I have been on prep for 90 days haven't missed a dosage and had my 3 month test the week before (negative) . I am freaking out!! Please give advice and risk....