i got cut on my penis while having anal sex , what should i do ?
Thank you for your time.
I had a risky encounter in april with a transexual. I was bottom ( no protection )
I know it was a stupid thing to do, and the last six months have been the worst, and I don't think I will ever believe I am 100% Negative
Two weeks after encounter-
Developed a butterfly rash on my face that felt like sunburn.
Came down with a fever, headache, chills, mild sore throat, sweats. This lasted for 24 hours.
Other symptoms include-
Cuts , esp after biting nails taking a while to repair, and seem to get infected, but clear in the end.
At seven weeks, I had a 4th gen finger prick test, which was negative.
At thirteen weeks, the same test still negative.
Then at 22 weeks negative.
But I still can't get it out of my mind. I am married with a daughter and feel so guilty. I can't get close to my wife again just in case .
I still have the rash on my face, and was diagnosed with rocasea. It just seems strange that I get this rash, and that 24 hour fever, a couple of weeks after the encounter
My question is, if you have aimmunodeficiency disorder, would your test be false negative or false positive?
The reason why I ask is because the last three colds I have had, have gone straight to my chest, having to have two weeks of work each time. Also with my cuts slow of healing and sometimes getting infected (but still heals after a while)
Could I have a immunodeficiency that has not been diagnosed yet? I am terrified to go to the doctors, just in case I find that I am hiv positive, as my hiv tests were not from my doctors, but from a charity called Higgins trust UK
I made such a bad mistake, and I am paying for it. If there is any chance I am positive, I will take my life.
The stress of all of this has taken its toll.
I have a very complicated situation and would love any thoughts.
Two weeks ago, I had an incident where the I had sex with 3 men, as a bottom, and used a condom, but don't know the status of the individuals. I also don't know if the condoms were put on correctly (as it was dark) and one of the individuals came in me (I don't believe the condom broke but not sure).
So two days after the incident, I started on PREP (I couldn't get PEP) and then 5 days later, I went and got tested. The Antigen, Antibody test were both Negative but the clinic also did an HIV RNA quant test that showed up Positive with a viral load amount of 294. At this point, I had been on PREP (Truvada) for 5 days.
5 Days later, I got another RNA Qual (Super sensitive so from what I was told, detects viral load of <20) and that was negative. I also re-run the antibody and it was negative.
My doctor is hoping that the initial RNA was a false positive (due to the context) and because the initial viral load was so low, but also uncertainty because of being on PREP and perhaps that bringing down the viral load prior to the test.
Any thoughts? Sorry, it's a bit convoluted of a scenario but would appreciate any counseling.
thanks for previous response..I'm so much thankful for that
I would like to know the test about 4th gen Elisa test antigen-antibody on exact 6th month and 2 days which came negative...and on 5th month I did immunochromatography test which is negative...I took these two test from different place in order to be sure.. the 5th month test was taken from normal clinic near my house and another from the reknown lab of Kathmandu Nepal..I would like to know is the tests are accurate in all over the county after 3 months (I don't have any 4 condition that affect on my test) either on developed western countries or developing countries.. I'm still in dilemma because I have swollen nodes on left part of neck..I have 4 nodes swollen two behind ear (one little big and hard doc thinks it's nothing to worry another one small tiny which is palpable) and other two small papable on same side of neck below ear . and I have pain on right side of neck...i'm in stress because of the swollen nodes not going away from 24 days..does it mean I have hiv but not shown on test?? and sometimes I'm having pain on my shoulder and hand and even in leg too..
i have a few questions about an hiv risk.
I recently had unprotected vaginal intercourse with a friend (I am a MALE) (sept. 12, 2015). A few days later i started to get a tingling sensation in my penis and it ended turning into a burning sensation.
At 16 days past exposure (sept. 28) i recieved a Hiv AG/AB, 4th gen test and was given azithromycin ( 4tablets =1000G) for a possible chlamydia infection.
Approximately 3 days later (oct 1) (19 days past exposure) i was called and told i tested positive for chlamydia but negative for everything else.
The next day (oct 2nd) i experienced cold sweats during the day and a fever going up to 99.3 at night. This continued for about a week followed by extreme fatigue on (Oct 10-11th) i am a hypercondriac so during this time i was under extreme stress and my anxiety was through the roof.
I have continued to experience anxiety and depression for the next couple of weeks, i stopped eating and obsessively checked my temperature and looked up ars symptoms online. I never had any rash or sore throat, but experienced many other ars symtpoms over the next few weeks(joint pain, fatigue ect.)
At around the 4 week mark (33 days post exposure) (oct 15th) i took a unigold rapid test at planned parenthood and got a negative result.
I told my friend about finding out i had chlamydia and she then got a unigold rapid test which she says was 3 months after her previous sexual encounter and it came up negative.
I am just wondering what my risk was and how worried i should be. I have been to 2 different doctors and both of them have told me not to worry and just take a test at 3 months to ease my mind. But i am beside myself and in need of more opinions. I want to know if either of these tests can bring any sort of relief to the way i am feeling and if any of my symptoms are consistent with ars?
And i know that nothing is conclusive until 3 months i would just like some insight into my situation. I just got tested at 6 weeks with a 4th gen duo test and am awaitng results, it is going to take 4 days and im am a nervous wreck. I would just like some insight while i wait.
hello sir ...i had sex with a commercial sex worker after 5week i was hiv1and hiv2test and hgsag window test both are non reactive.,,,so the result are change after 12weeks !!!!i am very afraid sir !!!plese help me sir !!!!!thanku sir (i am from india)
hello sir ...i had sex with a commercial sex worker after 5week i was hiv1and hiv2test and hgsag window test both are non reactive.,,,so the result are change after12week !!!!i am very afraid sir !!!plese help me sir !!!!!thanku sir (i am from india)
Its been 48days after exposure. What test can I take now and can I consider that test conclusive?
How accurate is HIV-1 RNA after 45 days of exposure? Thank you for the response.
Why do I hve to do retesting for hiv tests after 20 days of actual testing