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Fingering with a 1 day old cut, 20 seconds oral sex

long story short, after a couple of french kisses, I proceed to finger her with a slight cut that burned slightly and them some oral sex which only featured one or two licks, then attempted to insert my penis (not hard) in her briefly and failed then she attempted oral sex on me but gave up after me not getting hard..
I suffered from a dry sore throat 2 weeks in and a one day long fever. No other symptoms arise so far besides bad breath which I remember having the day of the infection because I asked for tooth paste and a slight white tongue which a doctor denied being oral thrush.. also one painful gland under the chin which didn't hurt until I checked for swollen glands about 25 times.
I had bloodwork done for antibodies and antigens done 3 weeks in after the day of risk, and then I preformed an oral swab test a couple days later (both returned negative), her on the other hand had a HIV test 2 month prior and another oral swab one when I did.. They both returned negative which scares me even more because acute infections carry the most virus..
Am I at risk of anything or am I being delusional?

Worried :(

Good afternoon,

I went to a trip to Cancun, Mexico for spring break. I slept with a girl with a condom, but I was under the influence of the alcohol and don't remember if the condom broke or stuck in her. I am very scared and worried. I had pumps on the back of my toung and freaked out. Soon as I got back to USA, I went to a doctor and told her about the pumps and what happened. I got checked for std's and I was clean. I got checked for hepatitis C and it was negative. Then I started feeling Super dizzy, tired, soar toung, and tingling in my right arm and leg. Then my knee got swollen a little bit. I lost appetite, and a little weight. I asked the doctor and they said its anxiety. I haven't got a fever and it is 3 months and more now. After 8 weeks, I got a rapid HIV test and it was negative. I let my girl check herself as well she is clean. She got tested after 2 months and a half and ELISA and she is negative. I am still feeling weak and tired and concerned. I got my HIV test after 3 months, but I am still waiting my results. They told me that the rapid HIv test isn't very accurate, is that true? Also I feel my leg and arms still hurt and sometimes itching me. My skin is drier than before too. I am so scared, please help me.


what is the approximate widow period range for determine,statpak and uni-gold strips in detection of HIV

***URGENT*** is my test conclusive???????


I had a kiss (just kiss) and some body rubbing, rubbing the dick.. There was no oral or anal or any other activity. But the guy later said he had bleeding gum in the morning when he brushed. The kiss was many hours later in the evening. Even while kissing I did not taste any blood, and no cuts or sores etc. It was a healthy lips from both of us. I remember his lips was dry in the corner.

1) Rapid test- Tested myself Negative at 31 days - Can I take this as conclusive?
2) What if he had bleeding gum while kissing- Is that risky? how much blood is actually required to transmit hiv through kissing
3) Considering the activity described do you suggest another test after 3 months?

Please answer

please help

please help
i am so worried because i have symptoms as my partner (girl) has symptomes.
i am a male 32. i had unprotected sex with a female (csw) in 2013.
- did a rapid test (finger blood) after 6 weeks it came negative.
- i did a second rapid test after 15 weeks came negative.

and after 10 months i did :
- ECLIA test : Anti HIV1 &2 & sous-type 0 + Ag p24 and
- chromatographique rapide.
- all STD test = results are negative

after 3 years now i have symptoms like shortness of breath and dry cough with no responding to inhaler. and repeated night sweat.

my partner girl symptoms
- irregular period and to much bleeding during the period
- Abnormal vaginal discharge.
- fatigue
- nausea

can you help me and telling me what to do please. do i have to test again??
my life is getting so bad.

Many worries, anixety, and distress.

Hello Helpline,

I had a risky encounter and knew that I needed to get STD testing done. I never really thought about HIV until I started searching up symptoms because while that anxiety started i've developed a swollen lymph node that is still on my neck, i've lost a lot of weight, and I cant sleep at night. I went to my walk in clinic and told the doctor what happened and they said HIV is not a very common STD to get but you should still get tested, so I did. It was 5 weeks after the exposure and the doctor told me to get tested at 3 months as well. They took blood of out of my vein so I dont know what generation test was being done. I couldn't wait 2 weeks to get the blood work back so I ended up finding a Sexual Health Clinic that does Rapid HIV testing. I went there and the woman told me my risk was very low and the test was done it came back negative. The test was an INSTI test, not sure how accurate these are. I felt some relief after the HIV test turned out negative but I met someone that I loved and I still had this persisting lymph node and i've been stressing a lot about that too. It's been a really distressing time for me. So I went back to the Sexual Health Clinic at 6 months just to make sure again and they asked me why I wanted to come back I just told them I have anxiety about the last test and again it came back negative. I saw some articles about people that dont have antibodies until their in AIDS stage and that really frightens me.. and does Anemia, low Iron, Lymphoma interfere with these? I've never had chemotherapy or anything done. I'm just really worried cause I dont know if I have an immune deficiency or something.

Thanks to whoever replies.

possible ARS infection and anxious about HIV

i had sex with a prostitute exactly two weeks back. Now i am having flu like symptoms since 3 days. i am having fever, tiredness, headache. But i read about other possible ARS symptoms and i am not experiencing any sort of diarrhoea,swollen lymph nodes, muscle joint pains etc. Now , after 3 days, my fever and headache are gone. But the online reviews suggest that ARS symptoms disappear soon after it occurs. i am so confused whether i am having a HIV infection or not. FYI:- i had protected sex, we didnt indulge in any oral sex. please help. what shall i do..?

48 day rapid test

how good is this test I read somewhere that im now 90% in the clear is to true what are the chances it changing at 12 weeks

Possible exposer on Apr 1st (Fools day)

I am male
I have unprotected oral and protected sex with Dancer on Apr 1st night.
Can you please tell me the possibility of the HIV infection ?
I am very much depressed and afraid

I took Oraquick home kit on

Apr 9th , Apr 15th Apr 22nd and Apr 29th – all are come as negative

Apr 28th – I gave blood work for HIV-1 AG W/HIV-1 & HIV-2 AB (4th generation test) along with STD test. And got the result on May 4th as Negative. Doctor asked me do one more test after 6 months.

May 2nd – I took Rapid Combo test in different clinic with finger blood –that came as negative. This time Doctor told me to take one more test after 3 months.

Please let me know the possibility of HIV infection after 3 or 6 months

condom broke

had sex with a sex worker which is hiv negative and the condom accidentally broke and i ejaculated inside her .
experienced flu like symptoms and and many associated symptoms like headache, lightheadedness and nightsweat

tested using rapid hiv test 5 months and it show negative
do i still need to check up ?


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