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4th generation duo test and Proviral DNA Test

Hello, here is my summary:
I had an unprotected sex with a masseur. Before the relation I used reterdant spray for postponing the ejaculation. But still the ineraction lasted 10-15 seconds. I know it is a very risky exposure. .ı felt extremely guilty and stressed. Talked with the masseur she mentioned me that she had her tests regularly but I think she may be infected someone before me and in the acut period of infection. Anyways, I did some tests here are the results:

After 10 days 12 hours later, proviral DNA test( city in my lab advised me to do in 10th day)
After 14 days and 17 hours later Vidas Duo Ultra( another lab said me 14th day p24 can be detectable)
After 42 days and 9 hours later I had another Vidas Duo Ultra
They were all negative. I know the WHO guidiline of 90 th day but I am very stressed right now. I have some sythomps since the first days of exposure such as white- yellow colour on my tongue, a little fatigue( somedays i feel super well do sports etc, somedays i feel tired) I never had high fever or diarrhea.
Most experts claim 28 days is gold standart for Duo tests but I did 42th day. So this frightens me I did it a little bit late. Also seroconverstion issue scares me too. So my question is does that spray i used during sex can cause change in my testing performance? And how acure the 42th day result?( Experts in UK claim 28 and after is conclusive but acording to their respond I understand that they are sure about day 28 not 42)
Thank you for your answer and help.
Kind regards..


Hello .... Is it possible to move HEV virus in secretions from the mouth of the rod, I have four tests after three months are all negative 0.5 but I have symptoms such as stuffy nose and spasm and general weakness .... and I have a question again in two months received the vaccine Is liver virus vaccine influenced the outcome ?? I'm concerned and under the pressure of myself every day I have terrible symptoms by one and I have a check-up the whole Normal Please help me and thank you

Sore throat ?

In august I got an oral swab and it came back negative and just a couple weeks ago I got a cut from a customers plate and then I got water splashed on my eye from per soak where customers throw in there used silverware you guys said it was no risk but today I have sort of a small sore throat .. the soreness seems to be just around where the nasal opening is in the mouth and 1. If it were hiv would a get a bugger sore throat not just a small one and would there be more symptoms ? I tested negative in august and is there anyway they could have made a mistake ?

Hiv negative but tonsillitis after 12 months.

Hello there.

I was wondering if someone can help me.

I am from the UK. I had a high risk exposure 14 months ago with a guy I don't know the HIV status of. I am a heterosexual female. I tested at 13 and 14 months post exposure with two Biosure Home Self Hiv Antibody Tests. (These are only approved ones in the UK and are CE marked). They both came up negative.

However since I have tested I have have got Tonsillitis. I am incredibly worried that my tests were wrong and that I actually have HIV. I have spoken to some doctors about this situation and they told me not to worry about it being related. I have never had it before and it feels like my body has malfunctioned since my exposure.

I am due to see my GP in a week and a half but I am panicking in the meantime.

I am scared that I am someone who hasn't produced antibodies or that my 13 and 14 month tests were wrong and that if I test again it will come out positive.

Doctors don't seem to think I need more testing. They keep saying probably not infected. No further testing needed.
What's your opinion? Do you think I need more testing as I have contacted Tonsillitis?

Thanks for all the things you do and help you give.


Follow Up - Cheek And Face Problem - Questions and Pictures

Thanks for directing for a resourceful website unfortunately i couldn't find much info on that website. as you asked i am from the Karachi Pakistan. that was only link that that i found for karachi but it doesn't have any info on it on where and how to contact them.

I see i forgot to mention my testing months. i have tested at the following months of 1 year.
First month found NON REACTIVE
ELEVENTH month found NON REACTIVE (on Eleventh month i performed the same test form 3 different Labs, Sindh medical lab, Doctor Essa lab, National Medical lab, all of them were found NON REACTIVE using fourth generation)

These all tested were performed using Agha khan Lab of karachi using fourth generation Eclia, i believe Agha khan is one of the famous and trustable lab here, however on eleventh month i ran couple of different labs as mentioned above.

now it has been 14 months to my exposure now. i still have face irritation to my parotid and submandibular gland. i was a virgin and it was first time sex in my life. i had no other exposure before that.

however after 6 month of testing i considered my test result conclusive and i tried to move on and got married to my girlfriend who was a virgin and clean.. me and my wife are married for 8 months now.. we both have one another. i never repeated my mistake which i did 1 year ago first time in my life.

One thing i want to point out here after 5 to 6 week after my unprotected vaginal exposure with sex worker, i got 2 small red rashes to my torso and shoulder and then after few months i got more of them. so currently i have 4 rashes on my stomach, 3 on my shoulder, 2 on my neck and two on my lats and two on my arms and they are still there for one year now, they are not inchy , kind of flat and can't really pick up because they don't come in your hand they don't do anything but they look odd and suspicious..

and i have been noticing my wife has got the same two small red rashes to her back above her waist below her shoulder area for 6 months now.. they look quite similar to what i have , same shape and in behavior.

Here are the pictures ..

Picture of my rashes:

Picture of my wife's rashes.. took a picture of my back just below the shoulder areas:

Picture of my sore throat:

Some info regarding my throat, i have this same throat condition for 10 months now. but just 3 days ago i have started to get the tonsils.

Doctor gave me antibiotics course 20 tablets of Augemtin 3 months ago.. three tablets in a day after every 6 hours but finished the course but that didn't heal my throat.. tired of this throat condition for 10 months now..

Non of my problems are solved yet. my face irritation kills me everyday.. i used to be very healthy before my exposure and i had no rash , no sore throat and no face irritation before my exposure.

Please help

Menstrual blood on condom etc


On Sept 23 in Asia I meet a vitamese CSW worker at a local bar (a lot of drinking took place) who I took back to my hotel. The following happened

- a condom was used for sex. About 5 minutes in I felt my erection was not holding so I withdrew and held my penis in my right hand and stroke it so my erections came back. This lasted for 10 seconds
- I then penetrated again and that is when I noticed blood on the b pillow where I placed my hand
- I jumped off right away and noticed there was blood all over my testicles and stomach area.
- I cleaned the blood off with kleenex and removed the condom. I then showered immediately

- 10 days later I went out with the guys and got pretty drunk
- on the 11 day I was very tired
- on the 12 day started with a runny nose at work (box of kleenex was used)
- on day 13 started sneezing and right lymph node was aching off and on.
- on day 14 no more running nose, sneezing and aching lymph node. Feeling much better
- day 15,16 and 17 still feeling better bUT blowing nose once in a while to clear mucus.

My question is the following
1: is it possible to get hiv even when a condom was used? The condom did not break which I confirm with the water test and noticed there was no leaks
2: the symptoms I had related to HIV?
3: even when I removed and tried to get a full erections back did I have a risk? I read that the virus basically dies when it comes in contact with air

I also checked for cuts around my testicles and stomach and noticed nothing

hiv scare

I am scared of hiv I had an unprotected sex with I lady that later tell me she is positive few days later I'm feeling weak and losing weight so I went to the clinic for hiv test and I was tested negative 3months now have been having some signs again like loss of weight but do add weight again my tongue do taste bitter at times.so I am scared if I'm positive.pls kindly enlighten me

Hi very nervous, went to brothel and had a hand job with anal rubbing after other man came out of the room with same massage lady

Hi I have been very worried, 12 days ago I went to a brothel, after a friend came out of being "massaged" by the same lady he told me he ejaculated on her hand, I did see the lady go into the bathroom and wash her hands before she came in to massage me, she massaged me for about 5-10 min before she began massaging my penis, while she was doing it I asked her to massage my testicles, as she was doing that she touched my anus a few times, but did not insert it, my question is, if she has some cemen left on her hand from the previous person, or a cut on her finger, even a fresh open cut, can that have a risk transmission for hiv? And I have been having a sore throat for the past 3 days and small swollen glands on my throat, the size of beans, my girlfriend was having itchy feeling in her lungs and a dry cough, I am extremely worried and have not been able to sleep or eat. Just the though of risk and putting my girl friend at risk makes me so nervous. Please help!! I don't know what to do with my self.

Tested twice for HIV, one at 80 days and one at 95 days accuracy


I tested twice for HIV, one at 80 days (negative), one at 95 days (result not back yet).
I am experiencing irregular heart beats and chest pain, and my testicles have been hurting for months.
1) can any medication conditions I have now affect HIV testing?
2) how can the test be accurate if the blood is sent to BCCDC and takes 1-2 weeks to receive the result, don't HIV cells die very quickly? If they die quickly and it takes this long, how can result be accurate?
3) if both of my tests is negative, are they accurate and conclusive?


Try on underwear that blood on it

Hello, thank you for reading my question.
I would really appreciate it if you could answer my question.

About 3 weeks ago, I went to the store and I bought this "new" underwear. After I went back home about 45 minutes later I tried the underwear before I wash it... then I realized there was a period looking blood on underwear and it definitely wasn't my blood. I had a anal fissure and it was still bleeding little bit at that time.

Within a week after that i had really itchy skin and my skin looked like goosebump. Now it's not itchy anymore but since last week I feel my tonsil is swollen and I have joint pain on my finger and feet.

I am freaking out because my vagina touched the someone's blood on underwear and I have anal fissure so it is direct contact to my skin? I dont know if the blood was completey dry... I feel depressed and I can't get rid of it from head. Please help me.


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