I Have Been Tested For HIV

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 354 People

    What Did I Expect?

    During my late teens and early 20's I became completely reckless, due to a mental disorder, and had unprotected sex with numerous people, strangers even. I was driving to Hollywood almost every night going to clubs and meeting different guys who go to clubs to find women just...
    amelie78 amelie78
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 30, 2011

    Tested Positive For Hiv Virus

    It was 1990 and my fiancee and I wanted to get all health checks in order before getting married and starting a family. We both had HIV tests, I was HIV poz and she wasn't. She left me... I never expected to be POZ as I had been celebate for a number of years after having open...
    POZitive POZitive
    31-35, M
    5 Responses Mar 8, 2009

    I have recently been tested

    for hiv, it was an hiv antibody rapid test and it came out negative. I have symptoms of not hiv but aids. White tongue, brown line on toe nail, kind of clubbed nails. Test was done on February 12th about 6 years after exposure. Can I rest assured that I am okay and nothing is...
    Vwjunkie Vwjunkie
    18-21
    1 Response Mar 9, 2014

    Only 2 Chances to Get It, But I Go Tested For Evrything Anyway

    My first said he was a virgin, second was a married man, and the guy I'm with now also has been tested. But it still seems to me to be a good idea to get tested every couple of years, or a few months after anythin that might happen, we do have an open relationship, just not WIDE...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Nov 7, 2007

    Hello ,i am Ann joe from United state I live

    here in south California ,i am 46 years old,i saw a comment posted on health remedy by Christie bolt from Texas , about a doctor she met on internet and how she was diagnosed of hpv , and how she got healed from it with herbal cannabis cream prepared by an India herbal doctor...
    ann203 ann203
    46-50, F
    Feb 27, 2015

    i got possitive result

    after doing my pap sper the tested my saliva and the doc said im hiv possitive?i crying for many days i cant accept the fact that i have that probs when God knows im only dating with my bf for 4 yrs what hurts the most is when i ask him about him he said he donate blood every...
    gggbbb28 gggbbb28
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Mar 16, 2014
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart
    22-25, M
    Jul 23, 2015

    Went for hiv testing in 1month,

    neg results Again in 2 in ahalf months including std testing came back negative, ihad told docs iexperience symptoms similar to hiv. Like pharyngitis muscle pain rash nausea alil diarhea dry wrinkly skin and ulcers in mouth. Im confuse, worried . im gunna have to retest again...
    kruzzitoo kruzzitoo
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 12, 2015

    Are Some People Immune To HIV ?

    I am a 33 year old man , fell mad in love with this girl 4 years ago , we were having protected sex at the start , but quickly took off the condom for some real sex !!! we decided to go together and get tested and to my great suprise she was positive and I was negative it wasn't...
    maziwa maziwa
    31-35, M
    3 Responses May 26, 2013

    I'm not sure yet but

    either way I'll make it through. I'm a strong person. I've been through worse. This will motivate me to live every day as it matters!
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 16, 2015

    God has still purpose on me Giving me a chance

    of NOT Having HIV I was just turning 20 when i lost my virginity to a just stranger i met online. My crave for sex begun after that and that man didnt came back. Searched for new guys and get laid with them without emotion attached. Until when i aged 21, last year 2015, i just...
    GoddessNympho20 GoddessNympho20
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 28

    Today, I went and got tested.

    I dread what the result might be. I am a gay man who was last sexually active around 2012. At that time I was tested and came back negative but after testing I continued having sex. It was with random partners at a sex-on-premises-venue. At some point after these encounters I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 11, 2015

    The Smartest Thing You Can Do

    Once I got divorced and started dating again that was one requirement I would not budge on.  When I had the talk with my kids I advised them of the same thing.   My daughter was telling me that she feels embarrassed to ask, I was surprised that she said that but I...
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 19, 2008

    Just Seems Like The Thing To Do

    with the adults and kidsi take care f you never know what you will or can pick up, i have no history onthe people i deal with they come i get them satbly and alive and there are gone for the most part other then the 2 that live here now for 2o years ago
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Sep 14, 2011

    I don't know what to do my friend made me join

    this group but i feel like my life has come to an end all my hopes for marriage am juss so sad
    tinnoeb tinnoeb
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 24, 2014

    So this is my story so far; I am 6 weeks

    pregnant went to the doctor to give blood work. 2 weeks later I go to get my ultra sound and ask about my blood work. They mentioned I tested positive for HIV. Than they ran around test and tested non-reactive. So I go Monday to give blood once again to do another test. I am...
    Smilingforus Smilingforus
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Jun 29, 2014

    HIV -

    I always get tested when I have a physical. They never want to do it though cuz I've been in a monogamous relationship for 4 years. But I'm a nurse so I always want them to because I'm doing injections a lot, sometimes I'll see 4-5 patients back to back and I'm always in a hurry...
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 14, 2008

    By Default

    I used to donate blood a lot, and they always screen for it, and if they're's a problem, they let you know.  So it's not like I went in wondering and asked to be tested, I just know people have been looking real close at my blood, and their silence is reassuring.
    Foltor Foltor
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Aug 27, 2007

    Hi guys hopefully my story will be of comfort

    to some people as well as a learning lesson as well. I am 23 year old male and About 4 weeks ago I had unprotected sex for the first time. In total I have only been with 3 women including the girl I had unprotected sex with. My hormones were out of control I felt like there was...
    Melbourne1992 Melbourne1992
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 12

    I'm going to get tested in less

    than 1 hour. I'm so nervous. He was my first and I think he ruined my life.
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme
    22-25, F
    Sep 16, 2015

    This Hiv thing! Reading through this group's

    experience, it makes me think so many people don't really know so much about hiv let alone Aids. May be I can enlighten a few(am a medical student and very inquisitive) One, hiv is really a delicate virus and therefore hard to spread and actually may take a number of exposures...
    Oops4 Oops4
    22-25
    3 Responses Sep 8, 2014

    All Clear

    So Lets party but still stay safe!
    hampton97 hampton97
    31-35, M
    Oct 6, 2011

    Hiv Cure

    HELLO FELLOWS, THESE MAY COME AS A SHOCK BUT IT IS VERY TRUE,HIV HAS A CURE AND AM WILLING AND CALLING ON ANY POSITIVE PERSON TO COME FORWARD FOR THE TREATMENT.AM A MEDICAL DOCTOR AND HAVE PRACTICED FOR TWELVE YEARS, DURING MY YEARS OF PRACTICE MY I LOST MY COUSIN TO THE...
    Maxdd Maxdd
    56-60, M
    10 Responses Nov 17, 2012

    Doing My Part..in Thigh High Boots, No Less!

    I used to be an educator for a local AIDS organization..I would hold workshops on safer sex for the gay/les/bi/trans community and I loved it. The first time I was quite nervous because I had to interact with folks and I was terribly shy speaking in public. Once I started...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jan 23, 2009

    Was tested negative during seroconversion on

    November 10. Yesterday, December 23, had my confirmatory tests for having HIV. On top of being newly diagnosed, I also have PCP (Pneumocystic Pneumonia) that is an AIDS defining opportunistic infection. How is it possible that I get AIDS as a newly infected person? I wasn't even...
    TreatMyselfBetter TreatMyselfBetter
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Dec 23, 2014

    I have been tested for hiv

    and I'm just so scared. I recently have been more active and found out I have chlymidiya and don't understand how I got that. I'm just really scared and just don't know what I would do if I do have this.
    lovingmeyousee lovingmeyousee
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 6

    The Waiting Is Stressful.

    The first time I had to wait 2 weeks for the results and those 2 weeks were hell. I had a classmate who almost had a mental breakdown, she had recurrent nightmares and was on edge the entire time. I suppose it was the long wait that had us all worried, we had enough time...
    Candita Candita
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 16, 2007

    Today I'm getting my test results.

    I have never been more scared in my life. This has been weighing on me for over a month now. Lost so much weight, haven't gotten good sleep. I have almost all symptoms of acute infection, which I believe cannot be just a coincidence, so I'm scared to death. I did a HIV Rapid...
    Sunflowery Sunflowery
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Oct 4, 2015

    Been Tested Many Times In the Past

    The outcome was always negative.  I'm now facing getting tested again this February and for the first time I'm actually dreading it. I've been not so careful these last few months.  I'm scared this time.  I don't have the confidence of knowing that this is...
    Roaring20s Roaring20s
    41-45, M
    13 Responses Jan 23, 2009

    I Just Tested Positive

    I just found out I was HSV 1 months ago. I had cried two days when I knew the result. I had a boyfriend and we found out I had HIV a month into our relationship.We broke up 2 days ago and now I feel like my life is spiraling out of control . He was the one that made me feel ok to...
    JOJOLOVE6 JOJOLOVE6
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 30, 2013

    It's been almost a year

    since I got diagnosed with HIV. It's not been easy. I keep battling with the pain and guilt every second of my life.
    thizmystory thizmystory
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 3, 2014

    Don't Know How I Will Live.

    I have been diagnosed to have HIV 3 weeks ago. Initially i was in shock, denial , regret etc etc. Then i felt even i can live and have a life after reading all the stories here. But last few days my self confidence has really taken a beating and i feel very helpless. I am a...
    gancso1 gancso1
    31-35
    5 Responses May 25, 2012

    Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

    I don't do 1 night stands. Never will, but that doesn't mean that it couldn't happen to me. I get tested once every 6 months unless I've had a partner for more than 2 years that I'm sure has been faithful. It's better to just get the test over with and find out the results...
    BabyFirefly BabyFirefly
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 19, 2008

    Well to cut this short,

    I am a 24 year old female and my FWB tested positive for HIV. Which lead the health department to notify me to get tested. So far it's been exactly 7 weeks since my last exposure to him unprotected. Have not had any symptoms except for some weird tiredness and 1 day of diarrhea...
    worried90 worried90
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 27, 2015

    Another Chance To Find Your Love

    Find someone to share your experience and love. PositiveChat.com dedicated to help connect people living with HIV/AIDs together. We could find someone in the same situation to talk with. People here will not be discriminated and rejected. This a private and comfortable place...
    JOJOLOVE6 JOJOLOVE6
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 16, 2013

    Is This Probably HIV?

    Hi all.... my story is this... Back in early march I slept with an ex girlfriend (we used a condom and it didn't break but maybe something else was wrong I don't know)...but anyway, 2 weeks after having sex with her I had loose stools, diarhea and some digestive issues for...
    SCARREDMAN SCARREDMAN
    36-40
    2 Responses May 25, 2013

    The Letter In the Mail, Uh, Oh!

    Back in 2001 I went to the Veteran's Administration (VA) for a blood test to see if I had cancer.  The test came back as high (positive) as the test could go.  So next was a series of ten biopsies, all negative.  Fine!  All subsequent cancer tests were...
    semiretired semiretired
    51-55, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2007

    I went and got and oraquick

    and tested myself and the results came back negative. I then went to the local aids resource council and got tested again and like the the first time I got a negative result. I went to the emergency room due to some pain and I got tested their and it came back negative. A few...
    Drossi28 Drossi28
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2014

    2 year ago, I was having sex with my former

    boyfriend and the condom broke. 3 weeks after that I got tested and the test came back negative. yesterday I got tested again after 2 years and it was still negative. Now I refuse to have sex with anyone unless we go to the clinic together and get tested first.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 13, 2015

    Hiv Has A Herbal Cure

    Baariz Herbal The Cure To Hiv.certifed And Aproved Read Baariz has herbal origin, it was tested in the Nagoya University, Japan for its anti-HIV activity in laboratory conditions on cell lines infected with HIV, using MTT assay, where Baariz has shown strong Anti-HIV, virucidal...
    hivhebalcure hivhebalcure
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Oct 19, 2013

    isnt it a normal test

    for everyone? I didnt suspect I had it but it was done along with other normall testing -heps etc. I think all people should have it as part of a med work up. Being proactive is important
    blonde10 blonde10
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 28, 2015

    Reality Check

    we live in a world full of dangers, i know. i wish i was smarter when i was younger, it would have saved me a lot of anxiety. i became sexually active very young, and though i used birth control, i wasn't always careful with condoms. having them slip off during sex, break, not...
    lostcancerian lostcancerian
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 31, 2007
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