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Testing Negative After Showering

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Shower guy extremely worried

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've tested negative at 3 months. Risk is very low, possible vaginal secretions in a flesh wound. Been having tons of symptoms sice week one but what freaked me out the most was a rash a day after getting my 3 month negative. It was a really bad... Read more »

Once again, Shower guy says bye

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just got my test results once again and it is negative. It is now 4 months and at least 3 weeks since the rash. So I have to say that's it and I have to say goodbye to this board. Just for your info, my symptoms started at week 1 with a swollen... Read more »

Shower guy is back

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi there, I'm back with OCD going full swing. After getting my negative at 87 days. To be exact, a day after, I got a rash all over my trunk, arms , hands and some in the thighs which was a fine pink rash which eventually joined together to form one... Read more »

Shower guy moving on

Posted by Anonymous
I just tested once again to put my mind at ease, Well, I thought I was done with 12 weeks but I made a mistake and it was just after 11 but who cares. The odds of being + in that last week is really slim. Just to let you guys know, I had all the... Read more »

6 week test HIV negative after needle stick from HIV negative patient

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
I pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »
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Oral in the Shower

I showered with a man at the gym. While in the shower he put his mouth on my penis for about 30 seconds and I reciprocated for about the same time. He did not orgasim and neither did I. There is conflicting literature about the risk factors and...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
HI there:I would not be concerned. Oral sex is considered a low-risk activity. You do not need to test for something like this. In health,Richard... Read more »

Condom broke while fuckin' in the shower

Yesterday I did a random hook up. I tried my best to protect myself. I did oral with a condom on, and the guy topped me with condom on. After while, we went into the shower and he ****** me. I forgot for how long, then he took out his penis, and the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The CDC statistical estimate for the per-act risk of acquiring HIV from unprotected (or broken-condom) receptive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 5 per 1,000 exposures. Your risk would be less, as we don't know the HIV... Read more »

Small cut in scrotum and shower same soap

I had protected oral and vaginal sex with a sex worker in Cuba, one night before I made a small cut trimming my scrotum, I'm not sure but what are the chances of hiv transmission if vaginal fluid or blood touched the cut? After i showered with...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Using a condom for each and every act of penetrative sex is the best way to protect yourself against HIV and many other STD's. In this case, since you used a condom during vaginal sex, you protected yourself against HIV.In regards to... Read more »

Re: Injured in sex club shower

(Not exactly a question. Just want to say thanks)Thanks Doc. Excitement indeed. I guess people around me had a more legitimate fear of my gushing blood than I should have about what's left of their little soldiers.Like most red-blooded...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, I would agree with your assessment of the perceived risk when someone decides to gush blood at a sex club. I think Confucius once said, "Man who hits head on curb has mind in gutter." That saying, of course, has only tangential... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Personal Perspective: HIV- UB2?

"Are you clean?" I looked down at the guy who was asking me this. As opposed to what, I wondered. Dirty? Well, I did take a shower before I left the house. So, yeah, I was clean. You see, I had been talking to this guy on a phone sex line (this... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Mexico: So Far, All Tests Negative in Screening Glitch

Precautionary testing of people who were given unsafe blood glucose tests at a community event has not turned up any infections, according to a University of New Mexico School of Medicine official. A group of students in the school's physician... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Tests Negative for Porn Actors Who Performed With "Patient Zero"

HIV tests conducted on the co-workers of an adult-film actor diagnosed with the virus in October have discovered no new infections, the co-founder of Vivid Entertainment told the Los Angeles Times on Friday. "We can confirm that all performers who... Read more »

Boyfriend Tested Negative

Autumn Preusser "I'm a 31-year-old transsexual woman living in rural Arkansas with my boyfriend of five years. I enjoy dancing and music, and I really like photography. I am disabled and on SSI (Supplemental Security Income). Right now I'm just... Read more »