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? Conclusive test
« on: September 17, 2013, 01:54:26 PM »
Hi, first of all thanks for this service. I had an encounter with a Sex worker in middle June 13 which involved mutual masturbation. She was fingering her vagina excessively and with same hands was giving me a hand job. We did not have anal or vaginal intercourse. I got scared after this and tested at 6, 9, and 13 weeks, all came back negative. During this period I did not have any sex with my wife.
After 13 week negative test I did some sexual activity with my wife but no intercourse. She gave me a brief blow job but I did not ejaculate inside her mouth.
Now I am worried that I might still be in window period and might have put my wife at risk through this brief blow job. I want to ask following question.
1) is my 13 week test conclusive?? Some web sites say it has to be 6 months?
2) do I need further testing? What is CDC guideline?
3) do you think I have put my wife at risk through this activity? If I was still in window period?
4) has any of the moderators seen 13 week negative test turning positive?
Thank you for your help

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Re: ? Conclusive test
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2013, 02:02:03 PM »
Mutual masturbation isn't a risk for HIV . The risk factors for HIV are as follows ....

Sharing IV drug needles immediately after use.
Unprotected anal and vaginal sex.
Mother to child during or shortly after birth
Very specific healthcare situations.

You never had a risk and did not need to test for HIV again for this specific incident and can count your 13 week test as conclusive that you do not have HIV .

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!


You asked what the cdc window period for testing is .... The average time to seroconversion is 22 days. Most who are infected will test positive by 6 weeks. For various reasons a small number will take longer and that is why we follow the CDC recommendation to test at 3 months for a conclusive negative result.
« Last Edit: September 17, 2013, 02:06:50 PM by Jeff G »

 


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