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Terrifeid
« on: November 04, 2014, 12:28:09 AM »
Dear all,

4 months ago, I had a possible exposure to HIV from an unknown HIV status woman. The exposure was unprotected vaginal sex that lasted between 10-20 sec before I ejaculate inside of her.

I tested after the exposure at 9.5 weeks by ELISA test (unknown generation), the test was negative. Then, after 15 weeks, I tested again with the same test, the result is negative. I don't know the generation of the test, all what I know is that they took a blood sample from me, and bring back the results after 3 days. The paper shows: HIV-1/HIV-2 AIDS: negative.

My questions:
1- Are my tests conclusive after 15 weeks ?
2- Do I need to test again at 6 months ?
3- If the test was 2nd generation, will tests still be conclusive ?

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Re: Terrifeid
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2014, 12:34:54 AM »
The test you took are accurate and you do not need to test again for this incident . A 12 week or 3 month test is conclusive and you can count on that .

You tested way beyond what is necessary so it does not matter what test you used because if you have HIV it would have been positive after 6 weeks in all likelihood .

Here's what you need to know in order to avoid hiv infection:

You need to be using condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, every time, no exceptions until such time as you are in a securely monogamous relationship where you have both tested for ALL sexually transmitted infections together.

To agree to have unprotected intercourse is to consent to the possibility of being infected with an STI.Sex without a condom lasts only a matter of minutes, but hiv is forever.

Have a look through the condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use condoms with confidence .

Anyone who is sexually active should be having a full sexual health care check-up, including but not limited to hiv testing, at least once a year and more often if unprotected intercourse occurs.

If you aren't already having regular, routine check-ups, now is the time to start. As long as you make sure condoms are being used for intercourse, you can fully expect your routine hiv tests to return with negative results.

Don't forget to always get checked for all the other sexually transmitted infections as well, because they are MUCH easier to transmit than hiv. Some of the other STIs can be present with no obvious symptoms, so the only way to know for sure is to test.

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple!


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Re: Terrifeid
« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2014, 12:52:04 AM »
Could I be experiencing a late seroconversion ? Is it possible that my immunity system did not yet produce antibodies for the test to catch it ?

I am not a drug user at all, never been through a chemo therapy in my life and I don't drink alcohol at all

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Re: Terrifeid
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2014, 05:03:35 AM »
Could I be experiencing a late seroconversion ? Is it possible that my immunity system did not yet produce antibodies for the test to catch it ?

I am not a drug user at all, never been through a chemo therapy in my life and I don't drink alcohol at all

Not a chance . If you were so far advanced as not to produce antibody's you would be hours from death, in horrible pain and covered in sores and cancer, its little had to miss . 

One HIV positive always positive unless you are near death and even then it rare.   

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Re: Terrifeid
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2014, 05:51:47 AM »
My last post, sorry for disturbing you so much.

Testing with 2nd generation ELISA will not change the reliability of my test at week 15.
New generation will be only able to detect infection sooner, but since I waited enough time the 2nd generation ELISA is conclusively reliable.

So, finally, I can say, HIV is my last concern, and even shouldn't be one of my concerns ?

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Re: Terrifeid
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2014, 05:55:49 AM »
I promise my answer will not change if you ask the question a different way .

The test you took are accurate and you do not need to test again for this incident . A 12 week or 3 month test is conclusive and you can count on that .

You tested way beyond what is necessary so it does not matter what test you used because if you have HIV it would have been positive after 6 weeks

You do not have HIV and the test you took prove it .

 


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