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« on: November 02, 2013, 08:45:27 AM »
Had a protected vaginal sex with unknown HIV status girl during 11th of August 2013 / 3 times and after that I made some rubbing without protection keeping my pennies on her vagina for 5 minutes but during that event my foreskin pulled back. As per my knowledge I had never penetrate inside, but while during that incident I suspecting that my tip of pennies may gone slightly inside (dipping) I am totally worried on my unprotected incident and suspecting if there may be some vaginal pre cum fluid entered through my uthrea... Since I m getting below symptoms which all are in the book. From 4th week to 8th week Fever on September 9th 2013 exactly 28th day evening exits for one night   After two days fatigue exists for 2 days After 2 days I had sore throat with dry mouth exists for one day After 3 days I faced diarrhoea 2 times a day and exists for 3 days.. all these days I got small red spots rashes 10 - 20 no's which on my shoulders and mild night sweats which only on my neck and hand elbows But never faced fever on these days expect first day. From 8th week to 11th week Rashes in arms, legs, hands and shoulders. Four days once diarrhoea 2 times a day From 11th to 12th week (02/11/2013) Up to today Rashes on my shoulders, legs, hands and stomach & some are itching Slightly paining swollen lymph nodes on one side of my neck Testing done so far from post exposure: 4th of Oct (ie) end of 8th week – (Hiv 1 & 2 tridot rapid test) – Negative 15th of Oct (ie) 9.2 weeks – (Hiv 1 & 2 tridot rapid test) – Negative 15th of Oct in different lab – (Hiv 1 & 2 CMIA Architect Antibody test) – Negative19th of Oct (ie) end of 10th week – (CMIA Architect Ag/Ab combo test) – Negative 19th of Oct (ie) PCR Reverse transcription (RT) – Sensitivity of the assay 1250copies /ml – Result (Less than detectable limit) 27th of Oct (ie) end of 11th week – (Hiv 1 &2 Tridot Rapid test) – Negative 29th of Oct (ie) 11.2 weeks (Elisa Ag/Ab   Kit – Vironostika SA) – Negative cut off (0.256) I am so Panic on those symptoms and going crazy, still I am away from my 13 weeks mark and worried because of these symptoms my 11.2 weeks Elisa negative will change positive on 13 weeks mark. If anyone please advice on your experience. How come I am facing still ARS symptoms like rashes and in 12th week swollen lymph nodes & it making me sick. I never faced these kinds of symptoms before. Also tell me only because of ARS I am facing or it could be other STD’s 

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« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2013, 09:04:32 AM »

The vast majority of people who have actually been infected will seroconvert and test positive by six weeks, with the average time to seroconversion being only 22 days.

A six week (or more) negative is highly unlikely to change, but must be confirmed at the three month point.

You are, for all intents and purposes, conclusively hiv negative. Any negative hiv test result is conclusive after twelve weeks and there is no way it would change in the few days left after your eleven and a half week negative.

If you feel unwell, see a doctor. Whatever is going on has nothing to do with hiv. You do NOT have hiv.

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.

ALTHOUGH YOU DO NOT NEED FURTHER TESTING AT THIS TIME, 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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« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2013, 11:00:40 AM »
Thanks for your kind message. ... I m getting panick since I undergone those ars symptoms and  also kindly clarify my last 2 questions and I wont bug you more...

1) I had my quantitative reverese transcription (rt pcr) sensitivity detection of the assay is 1250 VL/ml during my 10 th week and they mentioned result as less than detectable limit....is that mean negative? ? If negative means any possibility is there my VL wil be less than 1250VL/ml during my 10th week post exposure. .??
2) regardless on my symptoms are you sure my 80 days elisa ag-ab negative wont change during 84 or my 90 days post exposure test....???

Plz need your kind inputs. ..

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« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2013, 11:32:37 AM »
Your symptoms are not specific to HIV . There is no more to add to what Ann advised , please read her comments again .   
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