On the 13th May, 2016 I had sex with my roommate after a party and we were both drunk. It was the first and only time. It lasted around 30 minutes and during most of this time we used a condom but in the end he insisted on not using the condom so he penetrated my in my vagina and anus without a condom, however, he did not ejaculate.
A month later, on the 13th June 2016 I took a rapid 4th generation test in the local pharmacy and the pharmacist told me that if the risk activity was at least a month ago the test would be 96% accurate. The result was negative.
I would like to ask if it is really accurate and I can trust this test. I will still get tested again after the 3 months but I am really worried about this.
Thank you so much for your help!
I once had symptoms of malaria and went to the lab for testing. The results indicated that I was malaria negative but my WBC count was low. I was advised to start using Septrine since the low WBC count could have made me a possible HIV positive person. I complied but also kept doing HIV tests at intervals of 3 months - and all the four tests I did were negative. I only stopped testing for HIV after another lab technician advised me to stop and also never to use septrine since I was HIV free. what is suprising me todate is a fact that after one year, my white blood cells are still low. what can I do? I am still worried.
I felt the symptoms of HIV after having a 'protected' sex with a sex worker
My main noticeable symptom was a white tongue with red dots on it
I was really anxious and frightened, so I went to STD clinic
I had a rapid antibodies test (got the results after 20 minutes) and the result was negative
This test was 17 days after exposure, and the doctor told me that I got Chlamydia and told me to take azithromycin as one dose
I did so but the symptoms didn't go away as I still felt a muscle pain and flu-like symptoms except for fever
So I decided to take a PCR test at the 24 days mark after the exposure
and today the test result came as negative (cp/ml <50)
So my question, Should be relieved ?
I slept with my wife also (please don't judge me) and I'm really scared that I infected her
Are these tests reliable or not ?
Thanks a lot.
I am male, 25 years old, foolishly had unprotected sex with a sex worker 6 weeks back. She probably was 28-35 years old. The whole sexual encounter lasted around 40 mins and it was mostly kissing and oral (fellitio) but for around 25-30 seconds I inserted my penis in her vagina. The moment I realized it, I took it out. Later, I ejaculated in her mouth.
21st day after the encounter - I had a small cut in my tongue out of nowhere and it was healed within the day
On the 22nd-28th day - red bumps with white center pop-ed up in several places of my body (none were in the genital or oral area though) but, except one, those too went away within the day. The exceptional one pop-ed up near my right ear and took around 3-4 days to heal, it was slightly bigger than the others and left its mark there after it was healed. None of these were painful or caused itchy or burning sensation before appearing.
On 37th day, I had horrible toothache in the back of my mouth by my wisdom teeth (which are still in my mouth) and stayed around 2 days
Today (42nd day after possible exposure) I spotted two white spots on the gum of my front teeth (not itchy or painful), which might or might not have been there before (I am a chain smoker).
On my 30th day, I consulted with a doctor, he examined and suggested me to run some tests (CBC, HBSAg, AntiHCV, HSV-1/2 IgG and HSV1) and prescribed some medicine. All my test came negative except HSV-1/2 IgG test. The result of IgM test came back negative but the result of HSV-1/2 IgG (not specific) was 17.40. My doctor said I had it for quite some time, probably since my childhood, and if I never experienced any outbreaks ever then there is a possibility that I would never experience any for the rest of my life.
Would be really grateful if you please could answer my questions:
1. Can those be the symptoms of any of the Herpes from the recent exposure?
2. Though my doctor said the result of my IgM test is negative, 0.68 gm/l (reference range 0.4-2.4 gm/l) but can anyone tell me is it really negative or in un-determine stage? or is it possible that I get Herpes from my recent incident?
4. Should I get re-tested for Herpes again at the 60th day (2 month after the sexual encounter) or is the result I got from my last test conclusive?
5. I read from other posts here that the risk of HIV is negligible through oral sex but just to be assure is it possible for me to get HIV in my case (given I probably have weak gum or the issue of that wisdom teeth)?
Thank you for taking the time to read it. I would be grateful to you if you suggest me some advice and clear up my confusion by answering my question. Pardon me for my terrible English and unorganized presentation. Thank you.
Thanks in advance for replying and helping,
I had 3 times unprotected sex with the same person who is HIV positive. First time was hardly 2 seconds, 2nd time was 30 seconds or so and 3rd time for 15 mins approx, all on different days. When I first met her she told me that she has lost lot of weight with natural medicines. After our last meet I was terrified and things started to pop up in my mind that loosing weight could be because of HIV and the way she has sex with me looks she is a sex addict and must be doing the same with everyone out there. So I then secretly consulted other girls around the same place, who than informed me that she is mad about sex and people have reported she even drinks sperm and offers free sex to people who comes for massage, also got to know that she was very obese initially and had lost weight tremendously.
After being terrified with these news I went back to her this time with a condom, and went as if a regular sex meet. Before starting I told her about my anxiety since past few weeks and my worries, but she clearly refused to be HIV positive and saw a complete new side of her by the way she then talked and reacted as if I asked her what she's got. After that I returned home and couldn't get sleep in the night thinking about my wife, and also couldn't make any physical relationship with her. On the 19th day of last exposure without condom, I went ahead and took an early test of PCR RNA and p24 antibidy, but the lab said it will take 4-5 days for the result. So I went to another lab and tested myself with ELISA which looked like a pregnancy tester strip and the lab put my blood on it and said it is negative. I am now sure that preexposure with her I was not infected. But right now, as there is 3-4 days more to go for the results of PCR RNA and p24 test I am dying with guilt and anxiety. I am restless, I need help to find how are my chances against the odds. And what else would cause here severe weightloss? If HIV, then what stage would it have been? I am dying with questions.
PS: a lesson learned that will never ever do it without a condom, never ever.
HELLO SIR,I HAD SEX WITH ONE PROSTITUTE 4 YEARS BACK AT MY FRIENDS VILLAGE ON THAT TIME I USED CONDOM EVEN I DON'T NO HOW TO USE CONDOM MY FRIEND FORCED ME TO DO SEX WITH THAT LADY. AFTER A FEW WEEKS O GOT SMALL BUMPS ON MY PENNIES THEY ARE VERY ITCHY AND PAIN FULL.I WENT TO HOSPITAL USED SOME ANTIBIOTICS AND CURED.AFTER SOME DAY MY THROAT WAS INFECTED. I USED SO MANY ANTIBIOTICS BUT ITS STILL ITS SUFFERING ME FOR THE PAST 2 YEARS. AFTER SIX MONTHS I WENT TO HOSPITAL TESTED HIV IN THAT RESULT IS NAGITIVE.BUT MY THROAT INFECTION IS NOT CLEARED AGAIN AFTER 4 YEARS I USED TO TEST HIV THE DOCTOR USED TRI DOT KIT FOR TEST ON THAT ONE DOT IS APPEARED DOCTOR SAID IT SI NON REACTIVE.BUT I AM STILL SUFFERING THROAT INFECTION,FATIGUE,JOINTS AND MUSCLES PAIN,HEADACHE,COLD I AM VERY SICK AND AFRAID.PLEASE TELL ME THIS SYMPTOMS ARE HIVE RELATED OR ANOTHER PROBLEM.KINDLY TELL ME SIR.TRI DOT TEST IS RELIABLE OR NOT.I AM WAITING FOR YOUR ANSWER SIR. THANK YOU
i deeply french kissed a girl before 9 months, and i got card test of hiv after 60 days and that come negative, 8 months after i felt mild fever and cold so i am worried and take one more test of hiv (serum anibodeis agianst hiv 1 and 2 ) i didnott heared about the test and that was also non reactive, bt the problem is now a days i have a 2 painful nodes on ma back and while pressing it is suppressing, some time i have felt mild fever .
now 9 months has gone bt i am still worring ..is there any chance of hiv..want i take one more test ,and how much reliable serum antibodes
hello. please, i accidentally drunk from a glass of my friend, on the same day as i had tooth extraction (three stitches and still bit bleeding). it was not like from hand to hand, it was "sitting" on a table for a while, but very short - seconds to minutes, i just made a mistake and took hers instead of mine. I think hiv would die in water and if it is on the glass, then it would be only tiny amount and also would be incactive, but as there is real wound in my mouth, i would like to hear your opinion. I would not bother, but actually we did talk about our dental problems at that time - and about bleeding gums (i suppose gums usually bleed only when being washed by toothbrush, but... I am afraid.
Dear Sir or Madam
I'm 29 and homosexual and circumcised. Last 13th May 2016 I had experienced unprotected sex with male partner. I had two times intercourse with this partner and the first time (at night) I used condom and gel correctly but in second time (at early morning) I had intercourse again and I used lubricant and condom at initial stage, then I removed condom at middle stage and I think after just 5 minutes I made ejaculation. One month later after happening it, I've known that my partner is HIV positive. So, I went to clinic and tested HIV with ELISA Test at 6 weeks (41 days) exactly. Fortunately, my result was negative but I can't happy till now and I'm worrying about HIV. Can I transmit HIV by only one time anal sex and my testing with HIV result after 6 weeks can reliable. What can I do for my so much and continuous concern? Please give me your opinion upon my event.
Thank you so much for your help.
Due to a low risk event I was given PEP for 28 days. Event was happened last week of April. Below are my test dates and Results :
1 day after PEP - 4th gen combo Test - Negative
4 weeks after PEP - 4th gen combo Test - Negative
8 weeks of PEP(12 weeks after exposure) - Rapid Oraquick Test - Negative
I would like to know
1.These results are assuring?
2.Is Oraquick antibody test is good enough?
3.Did you see anyone turn positive after 8 weeks negative test?