Anonymous
hi,

i am extremely worried and depressed for the past 2 months over a mistake i made. i had a high risk exposure with a CSW. i was under influence of heavy alcohol and had a brief 30 second unprotected vaginal sex with a CSW. she sucked my nipples and later i wore a condom and I had protected vaginal and oral sex. I just went to sleep as i was so drunk and when I woke up the CSW was gone with my purse and belongings. Later when i tried to call she never picked up. I recall everything and dats y i remember penetrating her for about 15-30 seconds without condom. I also remember she gave me unprotected handjob.This incident happened on april 7. I got a mouth ulcer on may 2 which subsided on may 5 after I used orasore. then again last week i had 2 small mouth ulcers which disappeared in a day after I used orasore and also very mild diarrhea which lasted 3 days. no fever nothing. as i got very scared about hiv i decided to test. I did not know anything about PEP dats y i could not start in within 3 days of exposure.please refer below for my testing details:-

please refer to my test results below:-
risk date- april 7,2016

hiv-1 rna QUANTITATIVE pcr on april 18- negative, target not detected (10 days after exposure)

hiv 1/2 & p24 antigen combo test(CMIA) on may 6- index value- 0.07 negative(28 days after exposure)

hiv-2 pcr detection on may 14- negative,target not detected(37 days after exposure)

hiv 1/2 & p24 antigen combo test(CMIA) on may 21- index value- 0.11 target not detected(44 days after exposure)

hiv-1 rna QUALITATIVE PCR on may 23- negative, target not detected(46 days after exposure)

hiv 1/2 & p24 antigen combo test(CMIA) on june 2- index value- 0.07 target not detected(56 days after exposure)

the hiv specialist doctor I have been consulting online has said that my results r conclusive and i dont need to worry now and no need for further testing. should i test on june 30 which is 84 days or my results r conclusive now?
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Anonymous
Hello and thanks for reaching out to the AIDS Vancouver Helpline.

It seems you are concerned whether the HIV test results that you have received 56 days after the exposure are conclusive. We are glad to provide some information.

Although some doctors regard HIV test results that are obtained 6 weeks after the exposure as conclusive, at Aids Vancouver we recommend that you get tested again 12 weeks or three months after the exposure for conclusive results. In the majority of cases the test results do not change after 6 weeks. There are very rare cases where test results will change so to eliminate that possibility we recommend that you get tested again 12 weeks after the exposure.

The Aids Vancouver Helpline Online forum has postings that are related to your question that you can read for additional information. If you have any further questions feel free to contact us again.

Thank you for contacting the AIDS Vancouver Helpline.

In health

Lawrence

AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online

helpline.aidsvancouver.org
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