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How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Performing Oral Sex

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HIV from performing oral sex on a female?

I guess it (HIV) is different for everybody but how sick and for what periods of time are you sick after you test positive?I rapid tested at about 60 days after exposure and was negative. The woman who did the test said that the negative was a very...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

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HiYou are correct in that oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission and the likelihood of you contracting HIV is so very small! The guidelines for testing is to have your initial test at 3 weeks and then again at 3 months, if both test... Read more »

Oral sex performed on an HIV+ female

After having protected sex with a female, I found out she was HIV positive. My concerns: she was on... Read more »

MSM RISK and how long to wait for hiv results...

Ive had two possible exposures back in september and october... The first incident included; me... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »