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Contracting HIV while using condoms - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr
User :   hello doctor
User :   I m
User :   I have query with respect to HIV /AIDS
Doctor :   Go ahead...
User :   I had a sexual intercourse with a sex worker last saturday.. It was for about 10 min.. I used condoms.. I dint have any straight intercourse with her. I did only once
User :   this is my first time as well
User :   now I m a bit afraid as whether I'll be affected by HIV/AIDS
User :   Condom dint have any tear
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Condomes are practically very safe
User :   ok doctor
User :   I dont want to do this mistake again
Doctor :   But you have safe sex
User :   but i m very afraid that whether this will affect my life
User :   yes doctor.. I dint have any straight intercourse
Doctor :   I think as long as you have very good fitting condome and and it does not tear
Doctor :   u r fine
Doctor :   Ofcourse
Doctor :   U need to think whom u r having sex with?
Doctor :   Is the lady sex worker?
User :   hmmm agreed doctor... thats my mistake
User :   yes doctor.. she is a sex worker
Doctor :   But everyman does mistakes
Doctor :   That is OK
User :   am i in trouble now doctor?
Doctor :   Not really
User :   i m regretting each & every second
Doctor :   U don't need to
User :   ok doctor.... if i do medical test after 6 months, will i get a clear view ?
Doctor :   You can get the test in 3 mo
User :   ok doctor..
Doctor :   Honestly u will be alright
User :   hmmm ok doctor.. I m hoping for that
Doctor :   You can have intercourse with some who know u
User :   what are the chances of me getting affected?
User :   yes doctor.. but I m regretting it now..
User :   what are the tests to be done doctor ?
User :   are you there doctor ?
Doctor :   ley me search
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   5-10%
Doctor :   You can get Hepatitis profile
Doctor :   Watch for any discharge from penis
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   And get all after 3 mo
User :   ok doctor.. after how many days should i do these tests?
User :   all after 3 months?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   ok doctor...
Doctor :   Did I answer ur Q
User :   is that sufficient? or should i repeat the tests yearly?
Doctor :   That is enough
Doctor :   no need
Doctor :   HIV usually 3 mo and 6 mo
Doctor :   if negative forget
User :   ok doctor.. so there is 5-10% of chances of me being affected?
Doctor :   Y
User :   ok doctor.. I m praying for it to be negative
User :   you specified some 5-10% ? does that refer to the chances of me getting affected doctor?
Doctor :   y
Doctor :   U will be alright
User :   yes doctor..
Doctor :   You said u used condom
Doctor :   and that did not broke
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   u took it of successfully
User :   I tested it.. It dint have any leakae also doctor
User :   yes doctor
User :   i dont know as how i m going to manage for the next 3 months...
Doctor :   Relax
User :   hmmm ok doctor...
User :   can i know just one more thing doctor?
Doctor :   Some times fears make us depressed
User :   i m already very depressed doctor..
Doctor :   So do not let emotions drive ur mind down
Doctor :   u can not do any thing now
Doctor :   U did it
User :   ok doctor...
Doctor :   but u did it good
Doctor :   u used condom
Doctor :   and now realised
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   all u get the tests
User :   from what you're saying that i may have chances of getting affected doctor? just curious in knowing
User :   ok doctor sure
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   You have no chances
User :   ok doctor.. then those 5to 10% chance of me getting affected ?
User :   this is the final one doctor.. i m runnign out of time doctor...
Doctor :   Well
Doctor :   Nice talking to you
Doctor :   God Bless you
User :   ok doctor.. thank you.. have a great day...
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye
User :   thanks doctor bye
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