I received an unprotected oral sex 3 months ago(on October 10th.)from an female masseur. I got my test 52 days(on December 1st.) after the exposure in the Aids-help Check Point in my city(I'm from Germany) and it was negative. This test was a 3. Generation Rapid Test( whole blood ) and the test material was bioMérieux VIKIA® HIV 1 / 2. bioMérieux is a company from French.
So my questions are:
1.Is unprotected passive oral sex a high-risk exposure? A test is necessary? My oral sex lasted about 10-12 Min.(I am not sure how many times pauses were there) and I didn't find any blood or wound in my penis after the oral sex(I took a shower after the oral sex and I didn't feel any pain in my penis, can I say no pain means no wound? ).I visited some forums from Germany and USA like Medhelp and Med 1. They said that unprotected passive oral sex isn't a high-risk exposure but the risk is not zero. At last they said they don't recommend a test. I want to ask that in my situation is a test necessary?In Medhelp there are many HIV experts and they all say that a test is unnecessary. I know this question is very stupid because I already had one test, but I still want to know the answer.

2.How conclusive is a whole blood 3. Generation Rapid Test after 52 days? I had a Immune System Response Test last year in August and all the test indicators(CD 3 cells, CD 4 cells and CD 8 cells ) were in normal range, which means I don't have any immune system problem. I am 24 years old and not an alcoholic, I don't use drugs.In Med 1 HIV forum from Germany they say that no immune system problem, no drugs, not an alcoholic and no recently Organ Transplantation is a 3. Generation rapid test after 8 weeks conclusive. Do you accept opinions?

3.Should I get a second test? Or can I just forget this and move on? This test on December 1. was only for this oral sex. For all the exposures before this oral sex I have already tested 3 months after exposure and all negative.

I know many questions are stupid. I had HIV Phobia once so I will never do something like unprotected vaginal sex. But I thought that oral sex safe so I have done this...

Thank you very much!
Hi there and thank you for reaching out to AIDS Vancouver with your questions! We're happy to help.

Since you have asked multiple questions, I will address your concerns one by one.

1) No, your situation is not considered a high-risk exposure. Receiving oral sex is considered to be a Negligible Risk activity. This means that while it is theoretically possible to acquire HIV in this situation, there has never been a confirmed report. In terms of testing, that is completely your decision as to whether or not you think your activity would warrant a test. That being said, if this is causing you a lot of distress, then the only way to know for sure is to get tested.

2) Here in Canada, all tests are considered conclusive 3 months (12 weeks) after your most recent exposure.

3) Whether or not you should get tested again is up to you. Like I mentioned above, your risk is negligible. If you are looking for conclusive results, Canadian guidelines recommend testing again at 3 months.

I hope I have answered your questions, and feel free to contact us with any further concerns.


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