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I am from Bangladesh. have some stupid mistakes in my life and I am paying heavily for this Episode. #1 october 29,2014 I had protected vaginal sex with a female csw.I also french kissed her.Later found the girl HIV +.After 5 weeks I experienced severe flue type illness.Swollen lymph nodes under jaw and neck,loose stool,hedeach,severe muscle and joint pain,rash on both arm. I have tested after 3 months with 3rd generation rapid test,after 5 months with 3rd generation elisa, after...
Hi there, and thanks for writing in. The window period (time between when a person comes in contact with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and when the STI will show up on a test) for HIV is 3 months. If you have had a negative HIV antibody test 3 months or more after the encounter, this means that you do not have HIV. Actually I can see that you have written to us previously with... Read Full Answer
Hii madem I done hiv rna pcr after 55 days and I done duo combo test after 76 days and ai done tridot after 90th day both are nagative madem I am safe?
Hi, and thanks for your question. The window period (the time between when a person comes in contact with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and when the STI will show up on a test) for HIV testing is 3 months, or 90 days. If you have had a negative HIV antibody test 90 days or more after a high-risk exposure, then this means you do not have HIV from that encounter. Let us know if... Read Full Answer
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