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oraquick advance 10 weeks clinic told me conclusive
« on: December 19, 2014, 07:15:08 PM »
I'm not to good at this but i had a couple of questions.  I've read a lot i had a real risk (unprotected intercourse with a woman)many symptoms. So out of paranoia i decided to take many test over ten weeks.  Most were at home oraquick but 2 at 5 weeks were oraquick at clinic and one at 10 weeks was also at the same clinic the aids task force in my town.  The tester consuler was nice and said to me and my wife that at 10 weeks he was sure i was in the clear and not to worry. He even told my wife i didnt have to come back. Ive read a lot and dont know how to take this.  Thanks in advance and sorry to bother you guys on a friday night.

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Re: oraquick advance 10 weeks clinic told me conclusive
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2014, 07:21:06 PM »
There are different types of HIV test and some have different testing window periods so to be able to help you I need the exact kind of test your clinic used . If it was a duo test you can get result in 3 weeks . I suggest you direct these questions to them and not us .
You can read about HIV testing here http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/HIVtests_5029.shtml

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: oraquick advance 10 weeks clinic told me conclusive
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2014, 07:26:47 PM »
It was the oraquick advance oral swab.  I m just really worried im a young father and made some mistakes.

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Re: oraquick advance 10 weeks clinic told me conclusive
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2014, 07:29:25 PM »
It was the oraquick advance oral swab.  I m just really worried im a young father and made some mistakes.

Was your risk unprotected vaginal or anal sex ?

The testing window period for the antibody test is 6 weeks past any possible exposure and again at 12 weeks to confirm the results .

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Re: oraquick advance 10 weeks clinic told me conclusive
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2014, 07:36:27 PM »
Thank you very much i guess i still need one more test. Do you think the results after 10 weeks would change at 12. My risk was unportected vaginal with a woman whos statis i did not know. It was a few times while me and my wife where apart. I just also want to say ive read a lot of your post over this time and commend you for being very dedicated.  I wish i could shake your hand for your great work in answering questions for people like me.

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Re: oraquick advance 10 weeks clinic told me conclusive
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2014, 07:54:23 PM »
Thank you for the kind words . I have not seen a negative test at 6 weeks ever change so you should fully expect a negative test at 12 weeks your 10 week test is not going to change .


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