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Offline katichhsimon

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I Need Suggestion about my hiv test
« on: August 31, 2016, 11:54:40 PM »
Hello ,

I have an unprotected sex with a girl a month ago, now after one month , i found some rashes on my wrist and have some ulcer in mouth. I get hiv test immediately, But both the hiv1 and hiv2 results are non-reactive. I want to know am i infected or not. Or i should take a test again. plz suggest me the test name also.

Thanks
Here the pic of rashes

http://imgur.com/a/Us1UF

Offline katichhsimon

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All HIV SYmptoms come together or Not ?
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2016, 12:31:43 AM »
Hello Friendss

i just want to know All HIV SYmptoms come together or Not ?

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Re: I Need Suggestion about my hiv test
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2016, 12:36:41 AM »
katichhsimon:  I have merged your two posts into the "Am I Infected?" section of the forum.

Symptoms mean very little, if anything, since individuals often have unique reactions to HIV infection, so your rashes and mouth ulcer should not be construed as indicative of HIV infection.

However, since you had unprotected sex with a woman of unknown HIV status, you
are at risk.

Generally, testing six and 13 weeks past exposure is conclusive in determining whether HIV antibodies are present in the blood, according to present protocol.

You will need to be tested again at those intervals in order to know your status conclusively.

Here is a link to the names and types of HIV tests:

http://i-base.info/guides/testing/appendix-1-different-types-of-hiv-test

« Last Edit: September 01, 2016, 12:44:11 AM by Ptrk3 »
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Offline katichhsimon

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Re: I Need Suggestion about my hiv test
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2016, 12:49:39 AM »
When Should i tested again and suggest me the best test name , so that i come to a conclusion. it almost 34 days when i hadsex.

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Re: I Need Suggestion about my hiv test
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2016, 01:22:40 AM »
Hi

I understand you had unprotected intercourse and are worried.

The guidelines are to test at 6 weeks past any incident and then at 13 weeks to confirm the result. Any approved antibody test will do at the 3 month mark.
You can read about testing here:HIV Testing

Also keep in mind to test for other STI's as they are easier to transmit.

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. As you are sexually active, it is highly recommended that you get a full sexual health check-up / screening at least annually including but not limited to hiv testing.

Remember that some sexual practices which may be described as ‘safe’ in terms of HIV transmission might still pose a risk for transmission of other STI's. So please do get fully tested regularly for all STI's including HIV and more frequently if unprotected intercourse occurs. Also note that it is possible to have an STI and show no signs or symptoms and the only way of knowing is by testing.

Finally use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, to avoid sexually transmitted hiv infection.

Kind regards

Jim

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