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I am a Male. I had unprotected sexual encounter Last year in September and November with another male (2015) . I have received oral sex and given oral sex and body Playing in that period.

I got tested in on December with finger prick (non reactive). Another test whole blood test (Negative).
In February'16 I got tested twice in two different government hospitals (both: Non Reactive).
Again got tested in a hospital through SD Bioline rapid test (Non Reactive) in March'16 at local dispensary.
In April I went to AHF for quick finger prick test (result: Non Reactive) and In May then went for another test (non Reactive).

Does Love bites (reddish purplish spots) infect somebody ?

I am not working these days, stays at home and have these thoughts about Hiv tests again and again.
thinking about their accuracy and all.
my OCD and anxiety is threatening me.

"The people at the counselling and testing centre in new Delhi. Have no idea about the four factors which affects the test result or window period. They said its nothing like that".

Are my results conclusive.
Please Tell me

Unprotected Oral Sex, Elisa Combo and PCR

Hi all
first of all I've to say this helpline is very useful and well done too.
Let's move straighforward to the point. I'm in a homosexual relationship since 3 years but in May we decided both to have one experience each with other guys, always protected insertive sex and both did unprotected oral sex without ejaculation in the mouth and without any sort of contact with blood.
Doing some math
My Boyfriend took an Elisa 4th generation (antibodies + p24) test 35 days after the "possible" exposure with the unprotected oral sex he had, results negative (no reactive).
I took a PCR RNA test after 15 days from the last exposure combined with a Elisa 4th generation test resulting "undetectable , less then 37 copies/ml " and not reactive to the antibody + p24 test.

I know PCR RNA is not a diagnosing tool (but my doctor prescribed me because he found me very anxious) because of high cost, technical problem and high rate of false positive but that actually is a high sensitivity test (so very few false negative results). What I am wondering now is
1) does my boyfriend can take his results as conclusive ?
2) can i take mine as conclusive ?

Now we are 6 (my boyfriend) and 4 (me) weeks after the last possible exposure and we do not have any syntomphs.
Thanks for all !

Potential HIV+ semen on towel + other sex acts

Hey, I came here to just get an opinion on what I should do. So earlier today (About 3 PM EST), I hooked up with a guy (I'm gay), I didn't know too much about him, but I did so anyway. I know, definitely horrible judgement on my part. There was no anal, but we did do some other stuff. We jerked each other off, he did suck my dick, we frotted (rubbing our dicks together, tip of our penises didn't touch though), and I rimmed his ass a little bit. Just some small kisses to his cheeks and hole, I didn't stick my tongue in his ass though.

Also, he came on my chest. So he wiped off with a towel. Then like 3 mins later, after dry humping his butt (tip didn't touch his butt), I came on his back. We wipe off with the same towel. The only thing is... that towel touched the tip of my penis. I'm not sure if it was the side with the cum on it or not. And I know nothing about this guy, I don't know his status and what not. We didn't do anything too crazy, but I'm still just worried and am wondering if I should go on PEP. So far it's been 8 hours since this all took place, so I would really appreciate a response back soon. Thank you all. Sorry if this post is too messy, and sorry if this has already been asked. I just wanted a clear opinion from you guys, about all the stuff I did.

Also, here's a re-cap of what I did in case you're confused:
-We were kissing
-We both rubbed each other's dicks
-He sucked my dick
-I rimmed his ass (no tongue)
-We frotted (tips of penis didn't touch)
-I dry humped his butt (tip didn't touch his hole)
-His cum was on a towel for 3 mins before it touched mine

Cunilingus Risk

Hello! I'm a man and I had a sex with a girl, but the vaginal sex was protected so I hope there is no risk. What I'm mostly worried about is the oral sex. I was performing cunilingus and I'm worried about the risk of HIV transmission this way. Is it a high risk, should I be worried?


Thanks for your support

I had an anonymous and a little itchy minor skin rash that came a few days after I had different protected sexual encounters with someone whose HIV status is unknown to me but got romours later from people she is well known to that she is HIV+. This rush went away a after 3-4 days when i applied a cream given to me by my doctor. We also engaged in unprotected oral sex where she had leaked my pen**s for some minutes (BJ) and we deeply kissed. I asked her later to go for HIV test and she was hesitant, something which made me some how believe the romours. I mmediately did determine test en tested -ve, i did it again after 40 days of my last encounter with her en tested -ve, I am yet to do another one at 60 days and 90 days but i am so scared and worried that she could have infected me. wat could have been the cause of the minor rush and for it to have come around this period after sexual encounters ??? is there any other test i can do apart from determine and PCR before 90 days??, please advise me, but i will never be this stupid again if i survive this tragedy,, YK from Uganda


Hi ,

I am ratan from india.I had done protected sex with sex worker in Jan(26th).I have done 1st test serology antibody H1/H2 (Rapid solid phase immuno-chromatography method) on 27 th Feb ,result Negative.2nd test on 10 March westorn Blot Negative.3rd Test on 12 May (serology antibody H1/H2 (Rapid solid phase immuno-chromatography method) result negative.Shall i Consider me HIV negative Person?

can HIV spread through open kissing and nipple sucking

sir, i am from india. about 4 to 5 days ago i went to a prostitute area. where i intercourse with a girl by wearing condom. but sir the main problem is i suck her nipple and go for dip kissing with her mouth . i have no cut in my mouth (but a little wound this is for excess use of water.i dont know the english meaning) and i think she also not.and whenever i suck her breast there is no wound in her breast also. and i m little concerned is condome break during intercourse she says not. Is there have any risk?

Hiv risk

I had a sex with a sex worker,we start with romance in the process i used my penis to hit her vaginal,as i was hitting the vaginal with my penis head the vaginal fluid was splashing on the head of my penis after that i used ma hand to clean up the fluid on ma penis and also used the bed spread to clean my penis and my hand as well before i ware on my condom and engage her after sex i waited for 10mint before urinating and was up ma penis tips to feel if there were no wound on ma penis and also put water on the condom to see if the condom was save from a hole on it too
,so am scared it might pass through my urethra,you once the penis erect the urethra can be open. I have a wife,am scared if i might have infect her with the virus,since after the sex am not ma self,i have been having weakness all my joints and also feeling feverish and my wife as been complaining of the same thing. The sex worker were hiding her legs for me after the sex she does not want me to see her legs,after some days i call her on her phone to ask her why is she hiding the legs from me,she reply me back by saying she had an accident years back so her legs her badly injured that is why she is hiding the legs by wearing socks on her feet's, it about 2 months and 2weeks now that such things happened to me,i have run test on syphillis it non reactive, urine test also shows all is well i also did hiv own same weeks with other test,all the test took place 10 weeks after the risk. Am from nigeria Dr pls help me with vital answer am waiting pls. Thanks for your support with answers.

Need some help.

Hey, I was hoping you will be able to help me. Last year, I began to go through an HIV panic. I have always practiced safe sex (besides oral sex) but somehow convinced myself I had HIV. I took my first test in January, a few weeks after my last sexual encounter (anal with a condom and gave unprotected oral), but was told to go back 3 months from then, which I did, and still tested negative. The test used were rapid test. In May, I had another sexual encounter, this it was only oral sex and we used a condom. At one point, he rubbed his penis against my anus (didn't go in) and I was afraid that I may have been infected because of that. In July, I tested again with a rapid test and it was negative. Also in the first week of July, I gave protected oral sex to a guy. This was my last sexual incident. Since then, I took 1 rapid test in September (2 months from the encounter), 1 more rapid test at the end of October (a little over 3 months from the encounter), as well as a Ab/Ag HIV blood test, which all tested negative.

Every time I tested, the counselor advised me that I was at low risk (no risk for the protected oral sex) and have been assured, if the test were done after 3 months of the encounter, they are conclusive. However, I keep thinking of "what ifs". Like, what if the condom ripped during oral sex and I didn't know. Or, if I am taking longer than 3 months to test positive for HIV. What if the test was defective and it is a false negative.

Every time I start to feel sick, the fear that the test might have been wrong takes over me. Whether I have a cough, sore throat, or a fever.

Is this typical thinking for someone in this position? Is there anything that I can do that will help me feel like my test or conclusive? I feel like if I take another test, and it's negative, it will just give me temporary relief.

Risk of HIV infection anally

I'm a 23 year old guy who had sex anally (I was receptive) with a random guy I met on Grindr, last night. We used a condom. He and I ejaculated on my chest.
Immediately after ejaculation I went to the toilet to clean my chest and anus. I used wet wipes to do it fast in order to walk him out. I cleaned with the first one and I threw it away, the second wipe I used I also used it to clean my anus. At that moment I realized immediately that I'm wiping my anus with a wipe that has sperm on it. I instantly cleaned my anus in the pidet with water and soap. My concern is that I might have actually put the sperm in contact with my anus (which might have micro/small cuts due to anal sex?). Is there ANY risk that I have actually transmitted the virus? Please help.
Thank you so much,


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