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Offline hms123

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HIV question
« on: July 14, 2019, 05:09:24 pm »
 I had a handjob and un protected oral with someone and I don't know her status.  I am getting anxious thinking if what she has cuts and sore or I have them and thinking about diff scenarios. I get anxious when my partner is sick thinking that i have HIV and I transmitted it.

can I be considered negative with below test results or should i have to wait 12 weeks to be 100% conclusive. Thanks in  advance.

how conclusive are the below test results irrespective of the risk( can unprotected vaginal and Anal also be considered conclusive with below results or the window period changes based on sex activity)? Yesterday was Day 36, I took another 4th gen HV test and HIV RNA test waiting for requests(anxious and hoping they will be negative).

14th day - HIV-1 RNA Qualitative - Negative

29th day - HIV-1 RNA Qualitative - Negative
29th day - HIV Screen 4th Generation wRfx -- Non Reactive
36th day - HIV-1 RNA Qualitative - Negative
38th day - HIV Screen 4th Generation wRfx -- Non Reactive

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Re: HIV question
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2019, 05:17:36 pm »
You had no HIV risk from the handjob & getting your penis sucked and, I'm unwilling to pretend what you posted needs testing.

Move on with your life, if you can't consider speaking to a therapist face to face to help you cope with your thoughts without the need for pointless testing for an illness you can't have from these events. Testing over nothing is not an healthy coping strategy

Don't post about this conculsive no HIV risk situation again.

As for your partner start using condoms or accept the greater HIV risk and, test more regularly if you continue to accept the risk of engaging in unprotected intercourse

Here's what you need to know in order to avoid hiv infection:
Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, every time, no exceptions.

Keep in mind 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 and at least yearly for all STI's including but not limited to HIV and test 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.

More information on HIV Basics, PEP, TaSP and Transmission can be found through the links in my signature to our POZ pages, this includes information on HIV Testing

Kind regards

Jim

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« Last Edit: July 14, 2019, 05:22:19 pm by Jim Allen »
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Re: HIV question
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2019, 04:15:53 pm »
Thanks Jim and sorry for the question. I got scared since am having lot of symptoms like sore throat, fatigue and white tounge. Could it be because of other STIs? or purely anxiety. Even if I had HIV risk can rule it out with 38th day neagitive 4th gen test

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Re: HIV question
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2019, 05:06:33 pm »
You are basically asking me the same again, I don't know why this encounter has triggered so much fear but it is irrational fear. I'm sorry to hear you feel unwell but stop focusing on HIV from no-risk situations and, see your GP regarding whatever is making you sick.

You had no HIV risk from getting your penis sucked and, I've already explained I'm totally unwilling to pretend it was or that any test HIV test is required over that incident. Understand you might as well ask me if you as a cis-male could be pregnant from getting your penis sucked. The answer is No, and you don't require pregnancy testing either.

Your only ongoing HIV exposure is whatever you are doing with your partner. Remember to test regularly for HIV & STI's given your risks.
« Last Edit: July 15, 2019, 05:32:07 pm by Jim Allen »
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HIV Transmission and Risks
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HIV Testing
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HIV TasP
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HIV prevention
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PEP and PrEP

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Re: HIV question
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2019, 07:22:09 pm »
I had unprotected sex 6 weeks ago with someone I don't know, made a mistake and now feeling anxious. I took a HIV RNA test on on 14th and 36th day and HIV4th gen test on 29th and 43rd day, all were negative and non reactive. I read some comments online and many are still saying that 12 weeks is conclusive.

Does the window period change based on type of exposure and person. Or at this point can anyone with any type of exposure be conclusive after a negative 6week hiv 4th gen test(No PEP).

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Re: HIV question
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2019, 04:56:37 am »
We have been over this, I'm not playing games with you.  If I see you back here for the same, it will be a 28-day ban.

If you are now saying you had unprotected intercourse instead of a handjob, then test at 6 weeks post-exposure for a result with an approved HIV antibodies test, this result will rarely ever change, if you chose to confirm the result at 3 months post-exposure that is up-to-you.

Remember to test for far easier to acquire STI's whilst you are at it and, going forward use condoms for any intercourse and, consider talking to your healthcare provider about PrEP

 
HIV 101 - Everything you need to know
HIV 101
Transmission and Risks:
HIV Transmission and Risks
Read more about Testing here:
HIV Testing
Read about Treatment-as-Prevention (TasP) here:
HIV TasP
You can read about HIV prevention here:
HIV prevention
Read about PEP and PrEP here
PEP and PrEP

 


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