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Hey i had unprotected sex 5weeks ago and i did a rapid hiv test at 4weeks its negative and i tested negative for syphilis and hep b and c either thanks to god but im still worried and im dealing with anxiety and depression and they said that hiv test after 4 weeks its not accurate please advise me about a test that is common in Morroco that can be accurate in less than 7weeks or less than 6weeks please and thank you
Hi, thanks for writing in with your concern. Unfortunately we do not know what kind of HIV testing is available in Morocco. This site is based in British Columbia, Canada. To read more about HIV and HIV testing at our clinics, please click here https://smartsexresource.com/topics/hiv-and-aids A rapid HIV test is an antibody test and at 28 days has approximately an 87% chance of... Read Full Answer
Can you get joint pain 7 months after with HIV?
Hi, thanks for your question. If you have HIV and are on HIV treatment then the joint pain may be a side effect of your HIV medications. You can read more about joint and muscle pain with HIV here www.catie.ca/en/practical-guides/hiv-drug-side-effects/10-muscle-pains and it would be recommended to talk to your HIV doctor to discuss your concerns. Let us know if this does not... Read Full Answer
Hello , I am a Male in my mid forty's. And as part of a remarkable bad decision I have recently received unprotected oral sex from an escort. It lasted a total of 5 seconds. As I was so worried about it I asked her to stop and put a condom on me. She stopped right away. And put a condom on me. I was so worried at this point I asked her to just finish me with a hand job. I know the hand job is no risk at all for hiv. My real concern is the 5 second oral sex I received and weather or not I...
Hi,thanks for writing in with your concerns. The situation you describe is not the way we see HIV being transmitted The person at risk in this encounter is the escort whose throat is exposed. HIV is not transmitted in saliva. Low risk and negligable risk can be read as the same thing. Using a condom can give both of you reassurance that there is no fluid contact between you and the escort... Read Full Answer
hi i had sex with my new girlfriend then i notice an acne on her face so we went to hiv test after 23 days we were both negative then i start notice some symptoms so i did it another time at 38 (hiv1&2 ab/ag elisa ) hiv pcr at 48 days and at 10 weeks elisa and 12 weeks elisa all comeback negative am i risk free
Hi, thanks for your question. It's great that both you and your partner have been able to do HIV testing. Acne is not a symptom of HIV infection. At 12 weeks your negative HIV test is considered accurate and based on the information you provided, you do not have HIV. If you have symptoms that you are concerned about, please consider seeing a health care provider for an assessment for other causes... Read Full Answer
How long does it take for a std test
Hi thanks for your question. Usually an STD test can take about 20 minutes to half an hour depending on the person, their concerns and the tests being done. To find out more about STI testing please see https://smartsexresource.com/get-tested/tests-and-exams and to find a clinic near you please see https://smartsexresource.com/get-tested/clinic-finder Let us know if this does not... Read Full Answer