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Pooled RNA/Early Test

Is ELISA test enough within 3 weeks after exposure?

Hi, I'm not sure whether I have HIV or not. To be brief, I observed diarrhea, muscular pain for couple of days after 15 days of having intercourse. Have also had CBC/HBV/HCV/FBS and lipid profiling along with the ELISA test and all the results are normal. ELISA test also showed non reactive results. It has been only 3 weeks since the intercourse (protected) and the individual claims of being HIV negative. However I might be feeling a bit different as this was the first experience. There are no mouth/ tongue sores. I workout almost everyday. But somehow there's question if I am infected or not. Could you guide what would be the earliest way to detect HIV?

help me on this Symptoms

I had protected vaginal and unprotected oral with women.
by next week i has fever and diariehia and fever .
I took antibody test on 2 weeks after it is non reactive
later at 18 th day took HIV -RNA PCR test -it is not detected .
Also took Antibody test after 31 days also non reactive.
Please help me i dont have fever now but swollen lymphocytes is there still after month .

HIV transmission through cut on a finger?

Hello, this is A**** from India,
Recently I had been to a sex worker where I indulged in a safe sex using condoms. I had a small cut (paper cut) on the middle finger of my hand that was 2.5 days old which bleeded for very less time (mostly 10-15 secs approximately when the cut happened).
When I was unable to ejaculate within her while having sex, I just started masturbating. My biggest fear is while masturbating, is there any possibility that the HIV (present on the condom because of vaginal fluids) can transfer through the cut (not bleeding while masturbating) and will I be at risk?
And if the vaginal fluids happened to touch some end part of my shaft (which the condoms barely covers), will it cause any harm like transmission of HIV?
Later when I finished with everything and when I washed all my hands and penis safely through handwash, I had not washed my mouth (had sucked the nipples of the sex worker, no blood or milk was present).
When I came out the house, I took some mouth freshner (oral b), and while removing the mint of the freshner through teeth, the aluminium sheet coated to the fresher casing slit the lip of mine a little and it started bleeding. I then ate the mint and sucked the blood, spit it completely, will I be at risk since the cut on my lips came in touch of the saliva which I had sucked the sex workers nipples?
I had been to a doctor after 2 weeks of the incident and the Doctor recommend a DNA PCR test which resulted HIV Negative! Should I still worry and do I need to go for a test after 3 months?
Please help, scared to death.
Thanks for the awareness you are doing.

Unprotected Oral Sex


On 1st March 2016, I met a hooker in Thailand. I had protected vaginal sex but I was too drunk and went down and had oral vaginal sex. She gave me blow job that too without condom. Its been 9 days now, and my throat is little itchy. No fever or so but itchy throat. I am just too worried for getting HIV infected. Its been 9 days, should I go for RNA test and how accurate will it be. Should I go for other STD tests too.

Test after 80 days

In 3 december 2015 . I had sex without condom with girl and i was worry . In 13 december 2015 i took the girl for test hiv and she had oraquick test and she was negative .

In the same day i had another sex with her without condom . Then i was worry . I went to took test in 19 december its call hiv rna qulatitive and it was negative .

After 35 days from the second relation i had another test its call hiv1&2 antigen antibody . And was negative But i dont know with generation .
And i went again after 58 days after second relation to same test and was negative .
And i went again after80 days from second relation that happened on 13 december to the same test hiv1&2 antigen& antibody and i had result after two hours and the result was negative .

And i went to doctor for blood and he ask me for cd4/cd8 ratio and thr result was 2 and he told me you dont have any problem in your immune system , and the test for immune system did after two month from the second relation that happened on december 13 . Do you think i need mor test or im ok . Thank u

HIV risk

I am very scared. My gf cheated on me. she was hiv negative but she had sex with someone of unknown hiv status and then we had sex with me after 12 days. My condom beak. what are my chances of hiv from this as she has a exposure 12 days ago with someone else and i had sex with her. Can i get hiv if i had sex with her after she exposed to the virus?

What should I do. Please advice.

I had sex with a sex worker 5 days back. It was vaginal sex with condom and blowjob with condom. I had a minor cut on the front of my penis but it was fully covered by the condom.I did not kiss her in her mouth but sucked her breast which was not lactating. I do not have any symptoms as of now and I do not know if the lady was HIV infected. Am I at high risk?What should I do now?? Which test is better RNA or 4th Generation Anti body test? When should I do the RNA test???

What should I do. Please advice.

I had sex with a sex worker 4 days back. She gave me a blow job with condom and I had virginal sex using a condom for like 3 mins. I did not kiss her in her mouth but sucked her breast(with out milk). I had a minor cut(little bleeding) on the front part of my penis but it was covered by the condom during blowjob and sex.I am feeling perfectly fine as of now but I am very scared and I will never do this again. So here are my questions
1- How high are my chances of getting infected with HIV.
2- What is the best testing available in the market. Is RNA Testing or 4th generation HIV testing more effective and when should I do the testing?
3- Is it safe to have both protective and unprotected sex(both oral and Viginal) with my girlfriend if the results comeback negative.
4- Should I consult a doctor before testing ? If so which doctor would you recommend. I live in Irving(TX-75038).

Early test- pooled RNA NAAT

The window after possible exposure to HIV for the Pooled RNA NAAT (Early Test) says 10-12 day. Would this test be more effective or accurate waiting say 21 days after exposure?

Early testing

hello so i had a HIV RNA test and a HIV 1/2 antigen/ antibody test done at 4 weeks all negative.However i am still worried because i now have flu like symptoms ; headache, sore throat , dry mouth , fatigue after 6 weeks. I had receiving anal sex "protected" with another guy but still worried. i do plan to get retested at the 3 month mark but i need help evaluating the situation.
is it likely that my results may change?
did i test too early ?
how accurate were my tests?
And any advice for me ?


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