LGBT another HIV question...

Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by Naturally Baked, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. Naturally Baked

    Naturally Baked Active Member

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    Person A has been infected with HIV but it does not show up in tests yet

    Person B has sex with person A during this time

    Is person B at risk for getting HIV now? Or does it have to show up in tests for a person to be at risk?
     
  2. TheMustafa

    TheMustafa hook 'em

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    Nope, Person B is at risk as well.

    The "test" is just for antibodies to HIV; because HIV infects cells that actually mediate the production of HIV-specific antibodies, it takes a while for adequate levels of anti-HIV antibodies to accumulate.
     
  3. novo

    novo Pokey Man OT Supporter

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    mustafa is right
     
  4. Naturally Baked

    Naturally Baked Active Member

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    wow thats scary :noes:
     
  5. TheMustafa

    TheMustafa hook 'em

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    I think 3 or 4 people were actually infected with HIV through organ transplants from a person who had been infected a few weeks prior, and this was like 6 months ago or so.

    Guy had tested negative, so they thought it was ok.
     
  6. elevator

    elevator The tenants think it's wonderful! ヽ(´ OT Supporter

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    :rofl:
     
  7. Naturally Baked

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    I hope not :coolugh:


    lol...I was just wondering really, def dont think ive been with anyone who would have gotten it
     
  8. TheMustafa

    TheMustafa hook 'em

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    you "dont think you've ben with anyone who would have gotten it"

    sounds like someone needs to go be responsible and get themselves checked out.
     
  9. Naturally Baked

    Naturally Baked Active Member

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    Well I havent been with anyone in like 3 months lol...and he is clean to the best of my knowledge, unless he is sleeping with people i dont know about
     
  10. Naturally Baked

    Naturally Baked Active Member

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    OMG IP!!!


    DUde!

    Someone stole my condoms on spring break, I just found them LOL...guess who took em and hasnt even used 1?!!!!!! (I know this because of the exp date, i had like 4 left over cus I only took half the 12 condom box with me lolLLLL)
     
  11. bioyuki

    bioyuki Ich habe Angst

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    :werd: and this is why you should always use a condom
     
  12. I know my boyfriend is clean and I am too and we still use condoms.

    Why not, really?

    1) Cleaner
    2) Just in case...
    3) Last longer. :naughty:
     
  13. Naturally Baked

    Naturally Baked Active Member

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    your looking good in those recently tagged pics of you :cool:
     
  14. Post 'em, Dietrich.

    - Dietrich

    :mamoru:
     
  15. Sonadoras789

    Sonadoras789 New Member

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    The swab test is better to get because that can tell you within three weeks if the Antibodies have started forming but the blood test only goes 3 months back. And this is why you should ALWAYS wear a condom
     
  16. camarosrool

    camarosrool yes i am

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    what?
    the blood test only goes 3 months back?
    i dont get that
    and are you saying the swab test actually shows the results earlier than blood?
    like where blood would show neg and swab would show poz?
     
  17. TheMustafa

    TheMustafa hook 'em

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    The blood testing (Elisa/Western Blot) is way more sensitive then the new point-of-care tests, but fundamentally they are all looking for antibodies your body is producing to HIV, and the timing is more or less the same.
     
  18. geniks

    geniks king of the hill

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    Coincidentally i just got done watching nip tuck and it was about hiv too.. jeez.
     
  19. Sonadoras789

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    Let's say you got infected in August, if you went right now to the clinic it would only date back to like June (or early July). It's 3 months after the infection date when it shows up. However, the swab test is supposed to tell you within three weeks of your infection date which means if you got tested today it would go back to late August and you would know. Like apparently the stuff about the 10 years you can have AIDS and it wouldn't show up isn't really true because the antibodies would show up in your blood it's just not enough of the HIV virus inside to show up on a test that's why you can have three (or four results) results
    1. Negative
    2. Positive
    3. (i think it's False Negative or False Positive) which means you'll have to come back and get another test because you might have it or you might not have it. As you can tell I researched it after (the guy I was talking about in another thread.who's telling people he's negative when he's positive) that event occurred (I almost messed with him (I never met him but we were supposed to meet)..and he didn't tell me).
     
  20. TheMustafa

    TheMustafa hook 'em

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    All that timing stuff is false, and the oral swap test has been shown to be much less accurate compared to the standard ELISA/Western Blot thats used.

    None of these screening tests are looking for the virus itself; they are all looking for antibodies.
     
  21. 007

    007 Riden, sliden, whipin and dippin, my chrome strips

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    how much does condoms help?
     
  22. camarosrool

    camarosrool yes i am

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    ALOT

    as far as i know it is the BEST protection against HIV/STD's besides abstinence
     
  23. camarosrool

    camarosrool yes i am

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    I have never heard of an oral swab being able to find the results sooner than blood
    I would trust a blood test over an oral test personally
    do you have some links to some of the research?

    if this is true I would like to know
    but if not id like to clear it up
     
  24. FadeToBright

    FadeToBright FadetoFfuu

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    :noes: I just got the blood test, and I was negative.

    But also, after I got tested for an STDs and I was clean. :dunno:

    My girlfriend and I have been tested since we've been together. (I've been tested a few times before). You can never be too safe.
     
  25. TheMustafa

    TheMustafa hook 'em

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    yeah, but with girl-on-girl, you're relatively safe compared to us, regardless. good for you for staying on top of it all though.
     

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