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Negative Hiv Duo After 8 Weeks

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6 week HIV Duo negative, feeling weakness in legs

Hello Doctor, I was receptive in unprocted anal sex (3 times with same person). He told me that he was clean and we also did an ELISA test the next day and he came out negative. But he told me he had sex the day before with me. I was tested negative...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:I would expect the duo test to pick up the infection. However, we cannot determine a conclusive negative result until the 90 day mark. Your symptoms have nothing to do with HIV. I would follow up with a 90 day antibody test. I am sure your... Read more »

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HiI had sex with a sex worker in Thailand and the condom totally broke and my skin was irritated... Read more »

DUO HIV Test reliability 4 weeks after exposure?

I had proctected sex with a sex worker in a high risk country 7 9 days ago. The condom broke and i... Read more »
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Syphilis and HIV: A Dangerous Duo Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men

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Negative result 3 week post exposure?(4th gen duo)

Posted by anxious66, 1 Reply
Hi my risk as mentioned before was unprotected oral (MSM) giving, no ejaculation was for about a minute... divided in 3 times.. so about 20 seconds each time.

took a hiv duo 4th gen test 3 weeks and a few days post exposure, with a negative result.... Read more »

chances of a 6 week negative turning positive duo

Posted by anxious66, 4 Replies
Has anyone actually seroconverted after a 6-8 week negative? Or has anyone heard of this happening? i can't trust in my negative 6 week 4th gen duo test result as being conclusive because i still have a few symptoms such as an irritated throat and... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Guys

Sorry I am late posting this, got back late from London and was trying to post a message but I took so long posting it that I lost my internet connection in between and thought i would wait until after a nights sleep, make sure i gave you all... Read more »

Clear advice on infection possibility and HIV Duo test

Posted by worried29UK, 1 Reply
Hello. I'm looking for some clear advice as the Internet is filled with different sources and answers aren't clear.

Firstly I am a 29 year old male who on a recent business trip had a sexual encounter with a random male. The encounter comprised of... Read more »