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Sore Testicles During Seroconversion

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scared to test----i need your opinion..

I am a 23 year old girl.I had unprotected sex with a guy 14 months back only ONCE and i dont know his HIV status. My simple queries are:1) Say IF he was HIV infected then WHAT are the chances of me getting infected just by a single sexual...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
1) The chances of you getting infected in one single encounter is difficult to predict. Read through my response to Are their any statistics and follow the links to information about per-contact risk. Generally speaking, the odds of getting... Read more »

Don't worry be testy

About 10 months ago I had sex with two working girls in Thailand. I was in a bussiness trip, had... Read more »

where are my testicles?

I use testostrone replacement therapy but I have heard that this causes the testicles to retreat as... Read more »
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HIV Testing

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load,... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...drugresistance (info on drug resistance in section below). You will then need totake steps to correct the problem, including additional testing and consideringchanging drug treatments. Resistance Test Even though HIV drugs are designed to... Read more »
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Pain in the testies...(Anon One?)

Posted by WhatDoIDo
...Is there any connection? I have a shooting pain in one testicle that comes and goes. I know one of the causes is: "Infection or inflammation of the epididymis (epididymitis) or testicle Read more »

Is there lympth nodes near the testicles?

Posted by bura, 1 Reply
...Hey, just checking with you guys....is there lympth nodes near the testicles?I do have a small growth very near the testicles, it felt hard and roundish. unsure whether it is lympth nodes.i am now saying Read more »

How long after seroconversion do you test pos.??

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Say at 2-3 weeks, you have ARS symptoms.....the person is basicly seroconverting. How long after that would they test pos. on a rapid test??? Read more »

Can't take it anymore, self testing tomorrow

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...have seroconverted y this point. Upon seeing these rashes on my trunk today, I realized that I am likely indeed infected and by testing myself tomorrow, I am likely just undergoing a formality of what I already know and fear: that I am indeed HIV... Read more »