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  • 2 months ago

    84 days Rapid ICT accurate?

    hello there Situation: MSM (but I saw condoms being brought out and I asked if he was wearing. He said yes but I didnt see because of my position during the intercourse) I was the receptive one. I've taken 3 HIV tests at 4 weeks, 9 weeks and 12 weeks at Social Hygiene Clinics here in the Philippines. They were all Rapid ICTs. All came out nonreactive. May I finally rule out HIV regardless of the situation? Is my last test exactly at 84 days conclusive?
  • 2 months ago

    Oraquick

    Will 4 negative oraquick home swab tests be conclusive after 3 months of exposure? Taken the last 7 weeks.
  • 2 months ago

    I am scared.

    Recently I was with a csw.Recently I was with a CSW.We both were fully naked.The girl offered me to have unprotected sex but I refused to do so.Instead of having penetrated sex I choose the following activities like sucking boobs,fingering.Once her vagina came close to my penis.What I can recall I didn't penetrate her.But now my mind says if I penetrated her without my knowing.Is it really possible?
  • 2 months ago

    Protected Sex with sex worker. What test do I need to be done ?

    Hi Doctor, I had a protected sex (with condom)with a sex worker. This is my first sex. I am 25 Years old. I received oral sex. I also had vaginal sex. Now I am feeling depressed that I get HIV or not . When can go for HIV testing ? some says that HIV RNA PCR test is effective. Some says that HIV RNA test is not accurate. If effective, when can i go for RNA test. I had ELISA test for HIV 1 and HIV 2 at 10th day. It was negative only. What is the accuracy of RNA PCR test? When can i take duo test ....
  • Someone please assess the risk and tell me if I’m over reacting

    I had multiple encounters with a female one on the 19th of June the last on the 30th we have each other unprotected oral I know dumb!!!! And we had unprotected sex for literally like 30 second with no ejaculationon either side. I started coughing and spitting mucus up the 12th so I took a oraquick test that day negative I heard they tend to give false negatives at times so I’ve taken 5 the last one was the 26th all negative but I’m still worried can somebody tell me anything good at all
  • 2 months ago

    2 exposures/pep 34 hours after the 2nd exposure.

    So here is my dilemma, was wondering if gail would be able to answer this or anyone else who is knowledgeable in the field. 06/24 exposure - started off with condom, but then unprotected insertive vaginal for 8 mins. 07/14 exposure - unprotected insertive vaginal. I started PEP 34 hours after this exposure. Now here is my dilemma. I understand it is advised to test 6 weeks and 13 weeks post PEP for convulsive results. Now here is where i need help. Being that i started PEP for the 2nd exposure 3....
  • 2 months ago

    Do I need more testing?

    Hello, thank you for any help/knowledge/education to help me understand. I had two different incidents. One exposure with sex and non sex. (I’m male) Sex incidents: 2010-Had vaginal sex with ex-gf with no condoms. Took a blood test through Kaiser for antibodies 1/2 (I think their website says Elisa?) and it was non-reactive. The closes Sex after my ex would Be moment with a friend girl where we kissed/I fingered Her for less than 10 seconds/and she used some her saliva as a handjob (I’m circumcised....
  • 2 months ago

    Early HIV symptoms or a anxiety?! Help please!

    I hear early hiv symptoms called peripheral neuropathy. I got a rapid HIV test and began to think they pricked my finger with a infected prick or secretly used another tube at the same time while drawing blood and injected infected blood using same type of tube into the small cut wound from the prick?! anyway 30 mins after the test and drawing blood both of my arms tighten up and my forearm and bicep feels a painful ache..not so painful but it tensed up and I could not control it till the point it....
  • 2 months ago

    Condom on but raw rash . please help

    Hi i was wondering if anybody could help? Heres what happened. About 10 weeks ago i had sex with a man im a man also so anal i was the top. I walked in put a condom on had sex and left took the condom off when i left it was intanct. So your asking whats the problem ? Well i had a rash or exzema on my penos close to the tip on my shaft that was pretty raw. I dont exactly remember when the rash popped upbut it was a few days before. Heres the question as if been reading all similiar questions on here....
  • 2 months ago

    Is a HIV swab test accurate if not done right?

    Most of my teen life was ruled by paranoia of hiv. When I was 16 I fingered a girl and got a thought that led me to think I had hiv. I had got a tat done in a house and person changed the needle but maybe not the ink so I was a bit worried hiv could of been in that ink since now I am older and read about it. I waited 3 years feeling sick or making myself feel sick. I told someone and they got me to go to doctors and I got a hiv swab test at 19. 3 years later after that stuff. I think it didn't....