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14 Week Negative ELISA Reliable After Sex With Unknown Status

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Unknown, Negative or Positive? Using Knowledge of HIV Status as an HIV Prevention Strategy

As front-line workers in HIV prevention, it is important to understand what prevention strategies clients are using and how they understand the risks associated with them. A common HIV prevention strategy used by gay men and other men who have sex... Read more »

HIV Status of Michigan Man Remains Unknown, State Laws May Have Been Broken

Earlier this year, news reports buzzed about a Comstock Park, Mich., man who walked into a police station and confessed to attempting to infect hundreds of people with HIV either through unprotected sex or sharing needles. Initial reports claimed... Read more »
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FAQs About Mixed-Status Relationships

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Safe Sex and HIV Prevention forum ! Starting a Mixed-HIV-Status Relationship | HIV Testing for Mixed-HIV-Status Couples | Safer Sex and HIV Prevention | Disclosing HIV-Positive Status | Feelings of Guilt... Read more »
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Hetero anal/vaginal sex, without ejaculation, unknown HIV status

I engaged in anal & vaginal sex w a new partner. We used condoms for both acts of sex off & on during each encounter. We started to have anal/vag sex & I stopped him to put on a condom. There was times he wasnt wearing one, but only...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou definitely put yourself at risk by not consistently using condoms and being unaware of your partners status. Even though not all the time were there episodes of ejaculation there are fluids, precum for example that may be present. Being the... Read more »

Unprotected Vaginal Sex with CSW of unknown status, now on PEP, Concerned

I can't stop thinking about this. It is driving me mad.I picked up a street worker and we had both oral and vaginal sex. It was protected at first, but I removed the condom for a few minutes (about 3-4) towards the end because I was...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
You can not get lipodystrophy after a few days of HIV meds. It takes mush longer. My advice is to stop looking at your abs.You can get tested for HIV using the NAAT now but would not do so. I recommend you wait until after you complete PEP.DW... Read more »


Dear Dr. Bob:I recently engaged in a barebacking encounter with a male escort who swears he is negative. I understand that the conventional wisdom is not to believe such a representation. I was the insertive partner and this is the only possible...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yeah, I agree. I don't think I'd believe a barebacking male escort even if he had a lie detector strapped to his Mr. Happy!So your risk is one episode of insertive anal sex with a guy of unknown HIV status. This does place you at... Read more »

elisa 45,60,90 negative- from india

hi dr ryan , this is from india.i had sex with a prostitute (status unknown)14 weeks ago from today, i used condom while intercourse & oral sex also. i had flu after three days which lasted for 10 days.i got elisa done at 45th day after the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Using a condom for intercourse, coupled with three negative results indicates that you are HIV negative. Keep in touch with a doctor to monitor symptoms that you are having. Your tests indicate that your symptoms are not related to HIV.RMK... Read more »
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Negative PCR and ELISA at six weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a female of unknown status. 4 weeks later after reading about hiv symptoms, I began having a number of symptoms including rash. I had elisa and pcr test negative at 45 days. Also saw a doctor who said symptoms could be... Read more »

Oral Sex Performed on a woman of unknown status

Posted by KRBClapton, 2 Replies
Should I test after performing oral sex on a woman of unknown status if this is the only thing I have done since my negative test 142 days from my last possible exposure? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Read more »

Sexual contact w/ partner of unknown hiv status

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i bet that topic got your attention. i'm trying to give another source for helping the WW's. Honestly i don't think one person that has posted lately has really reasearched anything about hiv aside from ARS. Can't you realize that the posts GMAN... Read more »

8 Week Result - How Reliable

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Alright, I used Medical Screening Services at to get a next day ELISA antibody test. They sent me to a Quest Lab to draw my blood. I went yesterday which is was exactly 58 days after my unprotected insertive anal sex with a... Read more »