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Almost a Woohoo in Ireland?

Oct 30, 2006

Hi Dr. Bob. 4 months ago I had what would be described I guess as a high risk sexual encounter with a female sex worker. Insertive anal and vaginal sex. During the anal the condom broke without me knowing. Any ways, the more I read up on the early symptoms of hiv the more I was sure I was having them all. Headaches, sore throats, Sore muscles and limbs, feeling dizzy etc etc. The more I read the more obvious they seemed. And the last 4 months have been the scariest of my life. Its the not knowing and convincing myself I had become HIV+ So my results today, 100% negative. I know I must go back at the 6 month mark and be tested again to be sure, but at least now I am semi confident! Your forum, your advice, and you have been an incredible help to me this far and you are an inspiration to us all. I will be making a donation as soon as I finish this message. Here's hoping that Ill still be in such high spirits in another 3 months!

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello Almost-WOO-HOOing-Irish Guy,

Personally, unless there are extenuating circumstances I'm unaware of, I'd say you can get rid of the "almost" right now! Your four-month negative HIV test is definitive and conclusive in my book. Sure, take the six-month test if you want, but I can advise you now with great certainty it will be negative.

Thanks for your willingness to help others in need ( who were not so lucky in dodging the HIV bullet.

Be well. Stay well.

Dr. Bob

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