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reliability of hiv rapid test at 29 weeks

i had sex with the csw sometime ago. it was protected all the way. but few days later i got very sick with a flu like illness which is present up to now. i got scared that i might some how got hiv because her fluids touched my shaved pubic area....
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,Your tests have repeatedly confirmed that you're HIV negative and they will continue to give you negative results. This is because your initial "exposure" really wasn't one. You never had any risk! Even... Read more »

Is a rapid HIV test accurate after 3 week of exposure?

Is a rapid HIV test accurate after 3 weeks of unprotected sex? Of course I will follow with a 3... Read more »
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29 day Rapid Hiv Test

Posted by Jagra13, 1 Reply
Hello,

I recently had a one time exposure (insertive vaginal). I tested negative at 29 days with a rapid antibody hiv test. I am aware of the 3 month window period and I'm aware that there is a chance that my results can change after my original test... Read more »

RAPID HIV TEST-DO YOU'll READ THESE WHEN I POST?

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I need some feed back from these news reports. Does anyone read them when I post them?
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should i test with rapid test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hello,
i am at my 3 month mark (12 weeks) after unprotected sex and was thinking about taking the rapid suds test so that i could find out my results right away instead of waiting 10 days but i read that these tests can have high false positive... Read more »

How Reliable is a 13 week rapid elsia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi

can anyone tell me if i can go back to having unprotected sex with my wife after a stupid one night stand with a girl of unknown staus she was 18 may not have had many partners? i tested 7.5 weeks neg for hiv stds etc and then 13 weeks neg again... Read more »