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extremely anxious ..should i test?

ive had a potentially risky encounter  almost 4 weeks ago. i had protected sex for 5 min with an ex. the condom was perfect through out.i even went as far as blowing it up afterwards:s it seemed fine. i've been going out of my mind with what if scenario's concerning hiv.. im absolutely scared out of my wits with information on the internet etc. my very own dr scared the **** outta me. i was very pleased with one forum but they banned me temporarily because i apparently had a no risk situation and i kept going on about it. then to top it off i developed a rather strange rash lastnight that didnt go away until about 3 hrs ago:(.it was very small ,red ,a little itchy and hot to touch.it was also above my knees. i dont know what to do.im petrified.should i honestly test? and would a 3 to 4 week test ease my mind temporarily?:( please help






p.s i forgot to add i was also using clotrimaderm yeast infection treatment for 2 days. the medication was fully visible on the latex condom afterwards.im also scared that may have messed up the protection:(...






im a female btw.im sorry i didn't include that.ive been so addled and frightened. i wish to god i never ever slept with him but to late now and now i'll probably have to pay dearly for the rest of my life for such a stupid mistake.
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i was very pleased with one forum but they banned me temporarily because i apparently had a no risk situation and i kept going on about it.

the same goes for THIS forum.

you had NO risk
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thank you for the reply lizzie. ill test in a couple for peace of mind only.
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"i've been going out of my mind with what if scenario's concerning hiv.. im absolutely scared out of my wits with information on the internet etc."

Try not to get caught in this kind of thinking..... try ton distract yourself.....
Also dont search in the internet do smthing else get a hobie go out....

And please do read my journal you are welcome to leave a comment or PM me regarding how you feel about it....

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As you have been advised over and over you never had a risk and never needed testing.
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teak ,i actually let it  go until i broke out with this strange stinging rash on my leg.im sorry but im really scared:(
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* Anyone who continues to post excessively, questioning a conclusively negative result or no-risk situation, will be subject to action by MedHelp. Conclusively negative results or a no-risk situation will be based upon the criteria established by MedHelp’s doctors. Action will be taken as follows:
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You never had an exposure.
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thanks joggen, that is what everyone says to me.im trying to let it go believe me...
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Except the facts from the people who know what there talking about when it comes to hiv and exposures tell you that you never had a risk of hiv transmission.Don,t torture yourself anymore its sad.All the best.
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thanks getitright
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hi, i would just like to give an update....i tested for piece of mind only at 4 weeks.i got my results back and im negative! can i stop worrying now? also can i ask a question regarding oral sex? can a woman get hiv if a guy performs oral sex on the woman just by licking the clitoris..im just curious...
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* Anyone who continues to post excessively, questioning a conclusively negative result or no-risk situation, will be subject to action by MedHelp. Conclusively negative results or a no-risk situation will be based upon the criteria established by MedHelp’s doctors. Action will be taken as follows:
    * After excessive posting, a warning will be issued by MedHelp
    * Continuing to post regarding the negative result / no risk situation will result in a 3 day suspension
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hi, this is an update on my situation not excessively questioning a conclusively negative result or no risk...i also had another  question and would appreciate an answer besides the WARNING.. i did not know that this was not allowed...
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Oral sex is not a risk for HIV. You never had a risk and you don't have HIV
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appreciate the answer hope 242
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experts plz reply to my post too i had a low risk like her too thanks
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im starting to get scared again!. i developed swollen lymph nodes on the right side of groin and my left armpit.a couple days ago  i have not poked or prodded my nodes in a very long time  until now. i have no fever just achy swollen nodes and to make matters much worse my dr said i should get my 6 week test!:"( i was so happy with my negative at 4 weeks and now im crushed... also could somebody please tell me if you can get a single symptom of ars only? ex lymph node swelling without all the other typical onset of symptoms?  why i cannot let this go is beyond me:(  please dont ban me ,i just need some advice other then the excessive post warning :(
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please.. just one last time?
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* Anyone who continues to post excessively, questioning a conclusively negative result or no-risk situation, will be subject to action by MedHelp. Conclusively negative results or a no-risk situation will be based upon the criteria established by MedHelp’s doctors. Action will be taken as follows:
    * After excessive posting, a warning will be issued by MedHelp
    * Continuing to post regarding the negative result / no risk situation will result in a 3 day suspension
    * Continuing to post upon your return will result in a permanent ban.
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teak please give me your wisdom one more time?  your posts have always made me feel better. its my doctor who is messing with my head.you guys are all i have right now...
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Read what you have been told.
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i know what ive been told.ive been reading it everyday on here as well as other sites.but i had  another concern involving lymph nodes. i just wanted to know if ars can have a single symptom such as swollen nodes or  a bunch of them all at once. and if they are swollen ,are they suppose to be visible? can somebody please answer this? anybody?
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a bunch of other symptoms i meant to say*...
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1563685_tn?1310405954
Ok, if words can't convince you then you can confirm your negativity at 3 months from then.
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* Anyone who continues to post excessively, questioning a conclusively negative result or no-risk situation, will be subject to action by MedHelp. Conclusively negative results or a no-risk situation will be based upon the criteria established by MedHelp’s doctors. Action will be taken as follows:
    * After excessive posting, a warning will be issued by MedHelp
    * Continuing to post regarding the negative result / no risk situation will result in a 3 day suspension
    * Continuing to post upon your return will result in a permanent ban.
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my question was not answered.so i would appreciate an answer please and then i will stop. i thought this forum was to help worried wells such as myself?
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You never had an exposure and have been advised of it. This is not a physiological forum. You've been reported to Medhelp.
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right.i never had an exposure but why cant you or anyone answer my questions above please? its a simple question..with ars would you get all the onset of symptoms or can you just get just one symptom such as swollen nodes?
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p.s i also read on another *reputable* forum that there is a person that was infected by saliva only .it was quite insettling to say the least. it is fairly recent too.if you dont believe me i will post the link. i dont understand why i would be reported to medhelp because i have real questions and concerns. thank you
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* Anyone who continues to post excessively, questioning a conclusively negative result or no-risk situation, will be subject to action by MedHelp. Conclusively negative results or a no-risk situation will be based upon the criteria established by MedHelp’s doctors. Action will be taken as follows:
    * After excessive posting, a warning will be issued by MedHelp
    * Continuing to post regarding the negative result / no risk situation will result in a 3 day suspension
    * Continuing to post upon your return will result in a permanent ban.
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can somebody tell me what could trigger a false positive hiv test result but  not being really hiv infected?
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please anyone!!! im losing my mind.
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1563685_tn?1310405954
Either believe us or don't. If the latter is the case then refer to your answer on another forum. If the former is the case then just believe that you don't have HIV. That simple.
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at my 7 week and 5 day hiv test .the results are non-reactive??? cdc count =low by 1% ??? it is usually stated as a positive or negative am i correct. im on the phone with office and im on hold too long:(
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1519393_tn?1306805708
non-reactive is negative
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thanks hope 242!!!, and most of all thank you guys for putting up with me!!  i know ive been a pest!.im so relieved ,its beyond words! :D
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* Anyone who continues to post excessively, questioning a conclusively negative result or no-risk situation, will be subject to action by MedHelp. Conclusively negative results or a no-risk situation will be based upon the criteria established by MedHelp’s doctors. Action will be taken as follows:
    * After excessive posting, a warning will be issued by MedHelp
    * Continuing to post regarding the negative result / no risk situation will result in a 3 day suspension
    * Continuing to post upon your return will result in a permanent ban.
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