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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   sir i am i had some physical relation with a gay before 3 years that too 2 times .nothing even like penetration sex .but once when doing that he touched my pennis and made me to touch my pennis with his pennis but my pennis touched a liquid type thing (which is released before sex) from that day i frightened about hiv nothing major symptoms happened after that but last month i got fever and i suddenly reduced a weight of 6-7 kgs is it a sympgom of hiv nd let me clear one thing with out penetration is there possibility of hiv infection
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   hi sir
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   In your case, though there is no penetration
Doctor :   there has been contact with the body fluid
User :   yes
User :   sir
Doctor :   that is the precum
User :   yes sir
User :   it is not the white liquid it is almost like water color
Doctor :   hence, there is slight risk if the other person was infected
Doctor :   Have you got any test done after the incident?
Doctor :   or do you know the person's HIV status?
User :   sir it just touch to my pennis out side part
User :   i dont know
User :   no sir i have nt done
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It is advisable to get a test done
Doctor :   for concluding it
User :   where can i get that test
Doctor :   You can get that test done from leading labs
Doctor :   or even in hospital labs
Doctor :   or govt. hospitals as well
User :   ok how much it costs
User :   and how much time it takes
Doctor :   It is a blood test
User :   ok
Doctor :   which shall be done
Doctor :   results will be given on the same day or next day sometimes
Doctor :   costs can be as cheap as Rs.10 in Govt. setups
User :   is sir weight reductionis a symptom of hiv?
Doctor :   It is one of the symptom in it
Doctor :   but does occur in others as well
User :   but it is happened after 3 years
Doctor :   other causes could be a normal weight loss due to less food intake
User :   i dont have contact with him from the past 2 years
Doctor :   or thyroid problems
Doctor :   or diabetes
Doctor :   and certain other causes
Doctor :   need not be HIV alone
User :   actually my weight loss is in the the time of viral fever
Doctor :   so for confirmation, you need test
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   that is common to loose weight during such infections
User :   actually after that incident i had sex with my girl friend she is also ok and now her weight is also increses
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   But get your status confirmed once
Doctor :   so that you are safe first
User :   ok sir but i frightened like what if it is positive
Doctor :   and wont transmit it to anytone
User :   i cant bare if it is positive thats why
Doctor :   It is true
Doctor :   but reality has to be tested
User :   so the test will done in every lab
Doctor :   for your welfare only
Doctor :   yes it is done
User :   ok sir
User :   sir whatt is ferrite serum test
Doctor :   That is done to detect the iron status in the body
User :   okk it is also a blood test
User :   so by touching the inside luiquids also hiv can be infected
Doctor :   There is a chance
Doctor :   though very less
User :   k sir i have a qtn like from men to women there is a transfer of some luiquid through penetration but nothing is transmited from
User :   women to men
Doctor :   it is
User :   then how men can infected from women
Doctor :   as there shall be contact with the vaginal fluids
Doctor :   and your penile opening shall come in touch with those fluids
Doctor :   and hence
User :   so just contact is enough to infect hiv
Doctor :   Yes, direct body fluid contact
User :   sir on what name i can ask about test in lab
Doctor :   HIV test
User :   okkk
Doctor :   tell that you are undergoing a screening procedure
Doctor :   as your office has asked for it
Doctor :   if you feel embarassed to ask it directly
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