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Morning i had protected sex with a lady whom i just met, protected penetration and protected oral but at the end when i removed the condom she gave me a handjob and she used her saliva on my penis the saliva was white but couldnt see if there is any red in it so im scared to catch HIV , although my friend is studying microbiology and immunology and confirmed to me that no way hiv can be transmitted that way because even if there is blood in the saliva it wont be concentrated and the saliva has...
Hi, and thanks for your question Well, the short answer is that your friend is absolutely right! HIV is not transmitted this way. It is not present in saliva, which is why we don’t see HIV passed through things like kissing. In addition, the virus does not survive outside the body for more than a second or two. So even if there was blood in her saliva, there isn’t really a risk for it to have... Read Full Answer
How long does it take to get results? I was just tested today
It depends what types of test you did and where you have performed them. Generally, STI testing can take anywhere from a few days up to 2 weeks. At our clinics (BCCDC/Bute St. Clinic) we typically say 8 days after your screening. If you had done PAP testing, that will usually take anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks. Usually when you test at a clinic they will provide you with a card that indicates... Read Full Answer
I tested with a rapid hiv test on a roadside testing camp first they told me its a negative then after few minutes nurse said she can see a very very small positive dot nd she gave me a positive screen next day i went for my lab test and i was tested again on very same rapid test kit and it came negative now im worried about my lab test reports.
The rapid HIV tests are only 95% accurate at most. False positives are quite common with the rapid test which does not indicate that you have HIV. The rapid tests are never used to diagnose someone here in British Columbia due to the large margin of error. I recommend that you complete a more accurate HIV testing that includes HIV antibodies and HIV RNA. I have provided you with a link that can... Read Full Answer
I have green vaginal discharge, no smell and no other symptoms. What could it be?
Having abnormal vaginal discharge may or may not be an sexually transmitted disease. The best way to determine the cause of your discharge is to see a healthcare professional and discuss your symptoms with them. I have attached a link for you to find a clinic within British Columbia. https://smartsexresource.com/get-tested/clinic-finder Does this answer your question? Please let us know.
Hi, i asked my doctor to check for HIV and Hepatitis B. The results came back after 8 days. He said everything is normal ( all negative). I asked him if i could see my result for HIV, he showed HTLV 3 non reactive on the result paper. He also said htlv 3 test actually looks for HIV. Is it true? I am confused and really worried. Plz help me. Thank you.
Hi That would not be correct. HTLV-3 stands for (Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus Type 3) and HIV stands for the (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). They are both Retroviruses, but are different viruses. I would contact your doctor and make sure they did do a HIV test for you. The confusion I believe comes from the fact that in the early stages of HIV/AIDS what we now call HIV used to be referred... Read Full Answer