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How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Giving Oral

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Did I wait long enough to get an accurate HIV test result?

Hi, Could you help to clarify the meaning of test results I have received? Are they conclusive already? Or I shall do more tests?I had unprotected intercourse 146 days ago, Later 74 days ago, I had received oral sex.On my 84, 86, 105, 135, 146days...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,You HIV tests have conclusively stated that you <i>did not</i> get HIV from your unprotected intercourse and oral sex. We recommend getting tested 3 months from your last risk, you did that and more.Negative test... Read more »

HIV/STD testing and how long to wait "I infected my wife"

five years ago i had risky encounter then developed many symptoms afterwards but tested neg for hiv... Read more »

Woman giving oral sex to man

Dear Mr. Sowadsky, I recently had an HIV test which was negative, and it had been nine months since... Read more »
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Test taken and now I wait

Posted by Momma, 5 Replies
After stressing hardcore over this, I took the plunge and got tested tonight. I will have the results early next week. This has been a huge step for me since I am a raging hypochondriac and have been googling every little sneeze and cough I have. ... Read more »

How long should I wait for testing to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My girlfriend watched a video in school saying that it could take ten years, while testing every five months, to determine if you have AID's. Is there any truth to that? Read more »

Did I wait too long to test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was hoping someone could answer my question. I recently found out that my first girlfreind who told me she was a virgin actually cheated on me early in our relationship by having unprotected sex with another guy. We began dating 5 1/2 years ago... Read more »

Giving Oral Sex to a Women...risk?

Posted by bluejayyy, 2 Replies
8 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a women that I do not know and I have no idea of her STD status. I have been tested for everything that would show by now and am ok. I am waiting for the 12 weeks on the HIV test. I have been unable to find info on... Read more »