If you believe you have been exposed to HIV and want help to judge your risk, would like advice about HIV testing, or have questions about the effectiveness of condoms or risks associated with specific sexual practices, this is the site for you.
why do you got to be so vicious vance? you dont know me and you dont know my situation...please dont judge me, if i said i'll be on my way it means...I'LL BE ON MY WAY! and thank you very much Lizzie your answer put my mind at ease
Hi there - please don't take it personally. Most people here won't give advice on symptoms for a variety of reasons. First, HIV does not always produce symptoms - it is our stance that HIV can only be diagnosed by testing, and that symptoms, or lack thereof, mean nothing. Second, while you sound as though you are likely to keep your word and accept that you had no risk, it is often the case that anxiety gets the best of people, and they have real or imagined symptoms that they believe to be HIV-related, even when they have had NO risk. When members focus on symptoms, they often end up back here posting anxiety-driven questions, which aren't productive to anyone.
Thus, it is the goal of this forum to focus on assessing risk and advising members on whether they need to test, what test is conclusive, and the time period of testing.
i understand what your saying, and i did kind of took it personally so im sorry about that..and Vance i know u were just trying to help so im sorry about that to, my anxiety gets me upset from time to time and im trying to work on it..but thanks for you guys help and understanding my situation..i'll ne on my way now aha, take care
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