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    Too much testing???
    matta123 posted:
    I never been sexually active in my life (Never had sex before) except THESE BIGGEST SINES I EVER MADE in my life, I know I'm dumb and stupid, I'm too scared any any confidence I need some conforte here please:

    First time in my life I had sex (unprotected) was 8 months ago (August) with an escort girl. [br>Second exposure was 5 months ago (December), I met a girl offered me massage she was a transsexual. she rubbed her penis on my back and anus (I think with no condom) cuz she ejaculated on my anus and back. (No penetration) [br>Third time with the same transsexual in March with condom but also (no penetration).

    I saw the ad for (Oraquick in Home Oral swab) on TV and the internet so I decide to get tested.[br>[br>I had tested for stds Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia they were all negative. [br>I tested for HIV (Oraquick in Home Oral swab) 5-6-7-8 months after First Exposure. [br>I tested for HIV (Oraquick in Home Oral swab) 3-4-5 months after Second Exposure.
    I went crazy with testinggggggg
    I followed the instructions, and tested after 3 months exposures "ALL NEGATIVE".... [br>[br>I'm not gonna argue with you about my persistent symptoms (Muscle and joint aches, my both knees are red and aching my legs and some twitching and stabbing pain arms, neck and shoulder.) that's starts 5 months after the first exposure and still occurring till now they come and go. I know you don't discuss symptoms here. [br>[br>1) What are my risk assessments??[br>2) Do I still Need to test?
    3) Are my symptoms related to HIV?[br>4) Are my tests reliable and accurate???
    5) Am I conclusively Negative do Not have HIV?
    6) Can I MOVE ON with my life with 100% no worries?
    7) I'm planing to find a wife and get married, can I go ahead and start a new life with no worries.????
    [br>Please any advice???? [br>[br>Thanks in advance as it is greatly appreciated.
    georgiagail responded:
    1. What are your risk assessments.

    First girl - unprotected intercourse.
    Second and third partner - zero risk. Frottage and someone ejaculating on your back is not a risk. Wearing a condom that does not break or tear is not a risk.

    2. Do you still need to test? No

    3. Are your symptoms related to HIV? No

    4. Are your tests reliable and accurate? I'm assuming you followed the simple directions of the Oraquick. In which case, yes.

    5. Are you conclusively HIV negative? Yes

    6. Can you MOVE on with your life? Yes.

    7. Can you get married and start a new life with no worries? Yes; please do this.

    The bottom line is that your only "risk in these three events was the unprotected sex with your first partner. Since then you tested rather continuously and ALL tests have been negative.

    Your muscle and joint aches, pains, etc. have NOTHING to do with HIV because, except for a short term bout of flu like symptoms 2 to 6 weeks after transmission, HIV has NO symptoms for many years. It is not until the virus has severely damaged the immune system that symptoms begin to develop. In an untreated individual this occurs about a decade after transmission.

    THIS is why we say that symptoms mean NOTHING in terms of HIV; only test results. Your tests results have CLEARLY indicated a negative status.

    Go forth and enjoy your life; find a wife, get married, forget HIV.

    matta123 replied to georgiagail's response:
    Dear Gail

    First, you are such an angle and awesome person, thank you so much for your quick reply.

    And yes sir, I did test after 3 months past and beyond the first exposure in August (5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th months after first exposure) last test I did was on May 4th which is way beyond my risky first exposure and which cover my first,(non risky second and almost the third non risky exposure too. (I was worry about the second exposure too cuz she ejaculated on my anus I notived that when I was washing in the bathroom, and the third one was with condom in BOTH incidents I didn't let her penetrate NO WAY.

    I followed the instructions, (3 months after exposure, didn't eat, drink, smoke, etc... 30 minutes before test, swabbed upper gum once, swabbed lower gum once, placed the stick in the tube, waited 20 mins and then read the result, (one line next to the "C", NO line next to the "T".)

    Is that still sound reliable and accurate about my tests? is was performed right?

    Honestly my muscles and joints aches started in almost Mid January like 5 months after the first risky exposure and about 2-3 weeks after the second non risky exposure. I never had any flu like symptoms (No Fever, no sore throat, No night sweats, I had a short term of diarrhea back in January I noticed it because every time I took some vitamins supplements, like vitamin C, D, and Magnesium i get diarrhea and when I stopped them the diarrhea goes away, once I take them back especially the vitamin C and Magnesium the diarrhea come back I don't why??

    Those muscles and joints won't go away I still have them for almost 4 months since and I heard the flu like symptoms related to HIV even when they occur they go away in 1-2 weeks then no symptoms for many years is that right??

    My symptoms, still have them till now and they make me anxious that's why I tested so many times. I do wanna go to the doctor but I just wanted to make sure I can RULE OUT HIV before i go for check up regarding my persistent symptoms.

    Yes those only incidents I went through my whole life. and I promised myself last time no way again. AND YES I do wanna do this i want find a wife and get married.

    So bottom Line I just want to make sure again YOU still didn't change your assessments, you still can say that I'm in the CLEAR, conclusively HIV negative, Go forth and enjoy my life; find a wife, get married, forget HIV. Correct?

    Gail thank you much... God Bless you.

    georgiagail replied to matta123's response:
    You did the tests absolutely correct.

    You are in the clear in regards to HIV. Whatever is causing your symptoms has nothing to do with this disease.


    P.S. Magnesium supplements are likely the cause of your diarrhea.
    matta123 replied to georgiagail's response:
    Gail, Really thank you from the bottom of my heart for your support and advice in this forum.. God bless and take care.

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