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Reply: Hiv antibodies
That is correct. GailMore
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Reply: hiv from cotton ball
Please stop worrying about the "what ifs". GailMore
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Reply: immunodeficiency disease
thank you again
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Reply: Really worried and seeking advice
Thank you for the advice and help Gail More
Posted by v0da12
Reply: Freaking out, Please advise
Thanks Gail I am somewhat relieved. I will definitely retest again to have some peace of mind. Thank you...More
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Reply: Oraquick
You can rest easy. There would be absolutely no difference in the results of an Oraquick test taken at 11...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: HIV Chances
Let's step back a bit and look at your "risk" first. Oral sex (both giving and receiving) carries an...More
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Reply: hep c and hiv window period
"And by this time , a hiv at 73 days , i should expect another negative his test in 11 days , right ?" ...More
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Reply: Please Help Scared Sick
Whoa...slow down a bit; let's take your worries one step at a time... You had protected intercourse (and...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: Rare scenario
Thank you for your response. I guess just that little bit of a risk freaks me out because of the...More
Posted by rare_strep
Reply: hey gail
Okay thanks Gail!
Posted by silliconhank
Reply: sat on the hiv dried blood with chafed skin
Again, your symptoms have nothing to do with HIV. If you remain concerned, get an HIV screening test to...More
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Reply: scared
If your last unprotected sexual encounter with him was less than 72 hours ago then preventive medication is...More
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Reply: Chance of test changing?
Yes; that is a very good sign. As you pointed out, most folks (greater than 95 percent) would have enough...More
Posted by georgiagail
Mild cold symptoms for 12 days
I've had mild cold symptoms for 12 days. No fevers at all or no coughing. Just feels like a head cold even...More
Posted by An_264271
Reply: How risky?
Describe what you mean by "always safe". GailMore
Posted by georgiagail
How risky?
I tested positive about a year ago. How likely am I to give it to my boyfriend if we are always safe?
Posted by michellehogler
How risky?
I tested positive about a year ago. How likely am I to give it to my boyfriend if we are always safe?
Posted by michellehogler
Reply: Symptom of HIV?
No, this is not a symptom of HIV. GailMore
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Reply: Help asap
No; ARS occurs two to six weeks after transmission. It's when the immune system first becomes aware that an...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: Any HIV or other STD chances?
Gail, I'm a wreck. I had unprotected sex six months ago and since then I've taken two oraquick HIV home...More
Posted by An_264271
Took oraquick twice my possible exposure 6 months ...
Hi Gail, I'm a wreck. I had unprotected sex six months ago and since then I've taken two oraquick HIV...More
Posted by An_264271
Reply: HIV Testing Rookies
Yes... GailMore
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Reply: PEP to a 7 year old child - Urgent help required.
These are the guidelines for PEP for children, including those over and under the age of 12 (under revision...More
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Reply: Vacutainer needle reuse
Yeah but the problem is HIV appears to be ALL that you think about. Even when you have been told several...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: Risk of needles in community?
Yes; this is completely irrational. It's been brought up before by others suffering from OCD. GailMore
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Reply: What is my possible STD / STI ?
Here is where you stand (and I am going to assume that your roommate you had sexual contact with is HIV...More
Posted by georgiagail
Reply: HIV Infection in re-using same syringe with differ...
In order for there to be a risk of transmission, you would need to 1. be exposed to the blood or sexual...More
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