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Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by Odinaka00(m): 12:16pm On Aug 16, 2019
Brother Hiv takes at least 6 months for the symptoms to come up.. Unless you did have it b4 sleeping with the gurl.. Even here in S.A. there s a drug you take immediately having sex with hiv positive person you 'll never contact it..

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Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by follock007(m): 12:16pm On Aug 16, 2019
Neddstark:


You are a very insensitive human. You said SIN leads to death. If all the sins you have committed merited your death, you would not be alive here. Stop claiming self-righteousness. People with HIV need the best emotional attention and bigots like you would make them rather than postpone the evil day choose to take their lives soonest. Reasons why no one should share their statuses to the public, especially when judgmental lowheads like you amass in the Nigerian population. Try and be a bit more sensitive and tactful when dealing with life and death issues.

me think producing more uranium expose innocent people to disease for purpose of test and then claim it's a punishment for sin of Adam or a forefather but don't worry we will support you on your way home. It turned out there are billions of ADAMANT Adams yanking your chains and pipes for their own covering. What a shameful script these Adams have written for poor gone too soon Abels and hiv survivor aka the fugitive and vagabond Cains
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by Midas01: 12:16pm On Aug 16, 2019
There is absolutely nothing judgemental and insensitive about saying the truth.


Sin leads to death. There are different kinds of death and I believe the person you quoted referred to spiritual death.

How can you condemn someone for saying the truth? What exactly is your problem?
Neddstark:


You are a very insensitive human. You said SIN leads to death. If all the sins you have committed merited your death, you would not be alive here. Stop claiming self-righteousness. People with HIV need the best emotional attention and bigots like you would make them rather than postpone the evil day choose to take their lives soonest. Reasons why no one should share their statuses to the public, especially when judgmental lowheads like you amass in the Nigerian population. Try and be a bit more sensitive and tactful when dealing with life and death issues.

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Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by Midas01: 12:18pm On Aug 16, 2019
Where was God when you decide to fornicate, steal or like? He could've struck you down but he's too merciful and gracious.
follock007:


some blood are immune to such diseases... but to add to your comment, orgies mostly are what breeds the disease and innocent faithful people are used as experiments... where is God all that time?
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by DimIsaac10(m): 12:19pm On Aug 16, 2019
Mtcheew...
As old as you are you are still a special liar..
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by follock007(m): 12:20pm On Aug 16, 2019
Odinaka00:
Brother Hiv takes at least 6 months for the symptoms to come up.. Unless you did have it b4 sleeping with the gurl.. Even here in S.A. there s a drug you take immediately having sex with hiv positive person you 'll never contact it..

nice but 3 months is now on the watch list... it can even kill stem cells within 2 nowadays
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by godwinstringed1(m): 12:22pm On Aug 16, 2019
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Op thanks for sharing for everyone to learn. Be optimistic. Believe. There's nothing God cannot do. He's Oba Alaanu. Oni wosan lo'ba Mi. The Great physician, The mighty healer. A God of second Chance. But that is if you Believe. You must be thirsty and hungry for it before you can have it. It has happened to others before so yours won't be an exception if only you desire it.
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Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by Nobody: 12:23pm On Aug 16, 2019
there are cure to HIV... I know so, where you waka reach that is the limit of your knowledge. am into core herbal healer to know so... it is well
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by donprosper6(m): 12:24pm On Aug 16, 2019
Ronaldo24682:
I felt like sharing so others will learn, this might also create awareness as I feel a lot isn’t done to educate people about the insidious HIV.

I will try to be as brief as possible. Sometime this year I had a fling with a girl, I have always been careful as to use protection when I ever I have sex, unluckily for me my condom broke, I realized this immediately and pulled out, got a new condom and continued, wasn’t up to three weeks or so I fell ill, malaria like symptoms and all, during that same time I started having some hiv symptoms like.

Had to go for a test it came out negative, this was around week 4 or so. Despite this test I knew I was positive, I just had the feeling I was, the doctors and lab attendants were just playing it down, no disrespect but most lab scientists here have really poor knowledge on HIV test kits and all.

How much did the test cost you?
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by Xisnin(m): 12:26pm On Aug 16, 2019
FROGMAN101:


What are you on about? Who doesnt know it requires one exposure to get HIV?? I am saying if he was using a condom and it busted immediately he pulled out, it is extremely hard to get infected in that manner. HIV is really difficult to get. Go and read the facts and then quote me.

Your one exposure could be having sex without protection.
What does "extremely hard" means?
Impossible?
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by TechCapon(m): 12:29pm On Aug 16, 2019
Ttrrffyyghuuh:


symtoms can't tell you anything, even a full blood count test can't tell you anything, only a HIV test can..
symtoms are very ambigous, it all falls down to headache, nightsweats, nausea, fever e.t.c and it could be caused by anything, from malaria to typhoid, and yes even anxiety and stress, hiv symptoms tend to be generic, so only a test can validate.

Don't be a google doctor, go to a real doctor, if you have stomach ache, google will tell you you have liver cancer, when in reality you probably just ate too much, i believe google helps one to know what to expect, more or less, but its no substitute for a real doctor and/or a lab test
you're very correct.
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by follock007(m): 12:32pm On Aug 16, 2019
Midas01:
Where was God when you decide to fornicate, steal or like? He could've struck you down but he's too merciful and gracious.

fornication is more complex word than you can imaging... it's like saying "hi" to a person, walking pass their front or back yards... it is also deeper, like say you're a king but hobnobbing with subjects or politicians due to self esteem issues or you're a christian but consulting oracles
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by follock007(m): 12:35pm On Aug 16, 2019
Grateiam:
there are cure to HIV... I know so, where you waka reach that is the limit of your knowledge. am into core herbal healer to know so... it is well

it is also proven to go by itself if your immunity is strong so that you don't even know you had it. hiv is always trying to active itself out of it's dormant state just like an abolished tradition
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by dyydxx: 12:44pm On Aug 16, 2019
Ronaldo24682:
So I had to do another test at week 6. This was when the test picked up the virus. I will try to educate people here with the little i learnt, maybe it will help for those who wants to learn.
We have two different types of hiv test kits. One test for both antigen and anti bodies this one picks the virus as early as two weeks, and results comes out withing days to a week, with a window period of a month(meaning by a month and your result shows negative then you are free). The other checks for anti bodies alone and this one picks the virus withing a month for few people, mind you for few people and most people at three months as that is when the body might have produced enough antibodies for it to be detected. And the latter is what we use here in Nigeria, where finger is pricked or blood drawn and the result comes out within 15-20minutes.
The bad thing here is we are not well informed about the window period and seroconversion( period when one is turning from negative to positive and takes as long as 3 months in most people and 6 months in some, meaning your result might show negative yet you are positive) and all that, I advise you google this, due to this lack of information people go about thinking they are negative and go about infecting others, until the sickness has progressed to a later stage where they start falling sick.
My piece of advice is ensure you use condom( and pray not to be unlucky like me, the girl who gave me has no idea she’s infected ) if condom breaks there’s what they call PREP, it’s a medication used within 72 hours after exposure to prevent you from catching the virus if your partner is positive.

dude go for a proper lab test after 3 months. what you have described doesn't explain how u contracted it, unless you had had it before. HIV is very very hard to get. Unless you are doing I.V drugs, contaminated Blood transfusion or unprotected sex with a confirmed HIV patient it's almost impossible to get it. Even being exposed to the virus takes some level of exposure to lead to infection. Just because you got malaria like symptoms doesnt mean anything. stop assuming stuff, do a proper lab test after 3 months and then at the 6 month mark
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by dyydxx: 12:46pm On Aug 16, 2019
FROGMAN101:


If she was using drugs, your chance of getting infected is very very low cause her viral load will be low.

Some people just believe HIV is that easy to get. If it was easy, everyone would have HIV.

Always use a condom if you dont trust your partner. Cheers.

exavtly. Thank God it's hard to get otherwise we would all be in trouble. Out of 6 billion people only about 50m people have it worldwide. it's not as easily contracted as people make it out to be
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by Jaymaq(m): 12:49pm On Aug 16, 2019
There is no way in a million years that a man gets infected by HIV this way. Bia, OP softly with this your fake news. Anyways, abstinence remains the best form of protection. Accept Jesus and start living a meaningful life. Rather than burn, get married!

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Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by Nobody: 12:50pm On Aug 16, 2019
I'm taking PEP drugs now. Had unprotected sex, my mind wasn't at rest the next day. I started taking PEP drugs within 48hours. The side effects of the drugs no be here small thing. And the procedure of getting it was tough for me, they nearly denied me saying I should go bring the girl for test, also I had to undergo two HIV tests which was negative. how do I convince a one night stand to follow me to hospita? Thank God they finally gave me the PEP drug but even at that my mind never rest. God bless help me oo.

Modified. The PEP is a single giant tablet. The drugs has side effects, I couldn't sleep, bad dreams, I'm already worried how I'm going to take it for a month and bad thing is that this is just the second day but I can't risk it.

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Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by dyydxx: 12:52pm On Aug 16, 2019
Also Admins here need to be pushing accurate information unto front page. What the dude described isn't how HIV is contracted and just having it on front page perpetuates the misinformation on a large scale level.

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Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by Danma(m): 12:54pm On Aug 16, 2019
plz bro can I get in touch with u. I want us to discuss something very important plz
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by DelilahMakinde(f): 12:58pm On Aug 16, 2019
Rubbish post.

My dear if you like start ARV before confirming your status, that's your business.

Just make sure you continue taking it. Cause of you stop you'll die in a few weeks.

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Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by Nobody: 1:00pm On Aug 16, 2019
I actually said I won’t reply or drop any comment here again as nairalanders can be annoying despite the number of reasonable people we have here, this might be my last comment. For all those saying I had it before now. You all have no idea how HIv works. Check well. After infection symptoms appear after two weeks or more pending on body systems and then after a month or so then stops entirely only to kick in later, might be years later or so that’s a different stage entirely , some might not even experience any symptom at all at initial infection.
And about the girl, she’s started complaining of malaria and she was treating it for about a month plus. that just two weeks before I started falling sick ( so I am suspecting she might have had it recently hence me contacting it easily as her viral load will be high by then)I told her to test she refused.
It’s not like I am looking for pity or anything, this virus won’t be so common if people are well oriented about it, that guy up there that said he didn’t contact it despite sleeping with a positive girl. Lucky you she was on her arv drugs and had a suppressed viral load.
I have done my part, thanks to all, but those who understood and those who felt it good to throw insult.

https://www.nairaland.com/5147435/im-doomed

That link might also help

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Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by Nat404: 1:01pm On Aug 16, 2019
Ronaldo24682:
So I had to do another test at week 6. This was when the test picked up the virus. I will try to educate people here with the little i learnt, maybe it will help for those who wants to learn.
We have two different types of hiv test kits. One test for both antigen and anti bodies this one picks the virus as early as two weeks, and results comes out withing days to a week, with a window period of a month(meaning by a month and your result shows negative then you are free). The other checks for anti bodies alone and this one picks the virus withing a month for few people, mind you for few people and most people at three months as that is when the body might have produced enough antibodies for it to be detected. And the latter is what we use here in Nigeria, where finger is pricked or blood drawn and the result comes out within 15-20minutes.
The bad thing here is we are not well informed about the window period and seroconversion( period when one is turning from negative to positive and takes as long as 3 months in most people and 6 months in some, meaning your result might show negative yet you are positive) and all that, I advise you google this, due to this lack of information people go about thinking they are negative and go about infecting others, until the sickness has progressed to a later stage where they start falling sick.
My piece of advice is ensure you use condom( and pray not to be unlucky like me, the girl who gave me has no idea she’s infected ) if condom breaks there’s what they call PREP, it’s a medication used within 72 hours after exposure to prevent you from catching the virus if your partner is positive.
Sorry about that. Why didn't you double the condom? Use two at once.
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by Xisnin(m): 1:04pm On Aug 16, 2019
doctokwus:

I find it amazing people believe the op with his poorly concocted tale.
If the op truly has HIV it must av been contracted prior to the claimed sex or after several episodes with the claimed positive lady not from a one off sexual encounter.
If he even understands the life history of the HIV virus,he wouldn't come here and be typing his bull shit story.
Safe sexual intercourse when not married is advocated,but that doesn't mean people should concoct pure lies or fabricate a story,poorly for that matter,to drive home the point.
Don't mislead people.
HIV can be contracted from one sexual encounter with an infected person.
Those who think otherwise don't understand probability.
As long as the probability of an event is non-zero, it can happen.

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Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by Xisnin(m): 1:04pm On Aug 16, 2019
TechCapon:
o[b]rdinary Google search can tell you if you are positive[/b] or not. Just Google your symptoms and you'll find the answer
There is no definitive symptom for HIV.
Only a test can reveal an infection.
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by dyydxx: 1:05pm On Aug 16, 2019
Ronaldo24682:
I actually said I won’t reply or drop any comment here again as nairalanders can be annoying despite the number of reasonable people we have here, this might be my last comment. For all those saying I had it before now. You all have no idea how HIv works. Check well. After infection symptoms appear after two weeks or more pending on body systems and then after a month or so then stops entirely only to kick in later, might be years later or so that’s a different stage entirely , some might not even experience any symptom at all at initial infection.
And about the girl, she’s started complaining of malaria and she was treating it for about a month plus. that just two weeks before I started falling sick ( so I am suspecting she might have had it recently hence me contacting it easily as her viral load will be high by then)I told her to test she refused.
It’s not like I am looking for pity or anything, this virus won’t be so common if people are well oriented about it, that guy up there that said he didn’t contact it despite sleeping with a positive girl. Lucky you she was on her arv drugs and had a suppressed viral load.
I have done my part, thanks to all, but those who understood and those who felt it good to throw insult.

https://www.nairaland.com/5147435/im-doomed

That link might also help

Dude, go for a proper lab test by 3 months and then after 6 months. How you described it isn't how HIV is contracted. The rest you are saying don't follow.


https://www.medhelp.org/posts/Phobias/HIV-Phobias-Anxiety/show/1776649
Hi all!

I wanted to talk about this briefly. I've been a regular contributor for years on the HIV Prevention forum here at MH, so I see just how common HIV Anxiety is. Some people may have had a scary situation, such as finding out an ex partner had become infected, and they can't seem to accept that they're okay.

However, the majority of people we see had NO risk at all for contracting HIV, yet the fear still consumes them. This can be a common phase, particularly for a young adult in their late teens, early 20's. It is also far more common in countries where sexual activities are viewed as being "bad", and where religions dictate strict sexual behaviors of a certain sort. We get a LOT of posters from the Middle Eastern countries.

So, why do people develop such a strong and irrational fear of HIV? For one, the stigma behind it. The stigma surrounding HIV has improved a lot since the emergence of the disease, but not completely. Also, in those countries I mentioned above, HIV still has a very strong stigma attached to it, and it is still largely seen as a "gay" disease, which is shunned in many parts of the world. Additionally, the education behind HIV is primarily delivered in a "fear based" fashion, for good reason. Educators DO, to a point, try to "scare" children about HIV in hopes they will be very careful in the sexual arena. This plants a seed in the heads of kids about HIV. They are taught to fear it rather than learn about it. MOST people have an extremely overinflated view of HIV, and the risks associated with it. Most people would tell you you can get HIV from kissing, or sharing someone's toothbrush. WRONG. Or, from getting your nails done, or a tattoo. WRONG again. There's a simple fact that people with a fear of HIV MUST start getting into their head...HIV is HARD to get. You'd have to work pretty hard, or take extreme risks to end up infected.

Also, while there are FAR too many people infected, the overall numbers, in comparison to the total population, are small. MOST people do NOT have HIV, even sex workers. The ONLY way you COULD end up with HIV is if you have unprotected sex (vaginal OR anal) OR if you share IV drugs. That's it. People find that impossible to believe, but it's true.

Ok, so you've developed an abnormal fear of HIV. You're fearful of public bathrooms, you don't like to shake hands with strangers, you have even imagined that someone poked you with a needle, or that you stepped on one. So, what do you do? IF your fear is a result of a REAL HIV scare, then give it some time. Usually the anxiety will start to resolve. If it's not related to an actual HIV scare, or if you cannot believe your negative results, or if you're dreaming up all kinds of irrational scenarios of how you could have been exposed...it's time to get some professional help. People knowledgeable about HIV can tell you ALL day long that you weren't at risk, or don't have it, but your irrational mind won't let you believe it. Just like any kind of anxiety disorder, or OCD,or depression, when fears become obsessive, or phobic in nature...seeking a mental health professional is the only logical choice. Usually with a combination of meds and therapy, they will help you learn to break that anxious cycle of thinking and worrying. It takes some time, and some work, but it can be done. You don't have to live in fear, and HIV is NOT out to get you!

Hope you found this helpful.

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Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by jiddama(f): 1:07pm On Aug 16, 2019
HarunaWest:


Oga stop feeling all bad Joor...Everyone will die so don't feel cheated.
You either take the drugs or take the immune boosters, stop being weak

Judging from his write-up, I think he has already reconciled with his present status.

But nevertheless it's still a defining moment, we can't judge him, for being weak.

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Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by dyydxx: 1:09pm On Aug 16, 2019
Xisnin:

Don't mislead people.
HIV can be contracted from one sexual encounter with an infected person.
Those who think otherwise don't understand probability.
As long as the probability of an event is non-zero, it can happen.

http://i-base.info/qa/9898
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by sunto: 1:10pm On Aug 16, 2019
ednut1:
This story might be a lie. Its not that easy to get aids from that small exposure lol

Dont say that Some people are so unlucky

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Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by jiddama(f): 1:11pm On Aug 16, 2019
Ronaldo24682:
And please the government should try to create enough awareness as this virus is so common I know about this since I became positive. Please no one should ask me what my symptoms were as no two person can have the same symptom, if you think you might have been exposed go for a test.

I wish you the best in life, and pray you come out strong.

We need to double our efforts toward Advocacy for HIV /AIDS prevention and control.

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Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by greatbrian(m): 1:11pm On Aug 16, 2019
Reading all this makes me flee from all this ladies i meet.., no sex is safe as long as it involves 2 people. Goodluck Mr Ronaldo and for us waiting for that blessed day called wedding night i pray God will choose for us and we wont meet a lady who will infect us

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Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by poweredcom(m): 1:13pm On Aug 16, 2019
Midas01:
So you're telling us you're a brolosho?

Every body bang a olosho directly or indirectly ok na naija we de almost all gals these days na olosho
Re: How I Got Infected With HIV by CAPSLOCKED: 1:18pm On Aug 16, 2019
post=81297251:
There's nothing God cannot do. He's Oba Alaanu. Oni wosan lo'ba Mi. The Great physician, The mighty healer. A God of second Chance. But that is if you Believe.


LOL.. WHAT DO WE CALL THIS?
TERMS AND CONDITIONS? OR TERMS OF SERVICE.

GOD CAN DO ANYTHING. BUT ONLY IF YOU HAVE FAITH.

THIS IS WHY GOD KEEPS GETTING AWAY WITH DOING NOTHING. HUMANS WILL ALWAYS TAKE THE BLAME FOR A CLOWNS INCOMPETENCE.

WHEN THINGS WORK WELL, GOD IS GOOD. WHEN THINGS DON'T WORK, WE LACK FAITH?

BULLSHĮT.

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