... I won't get down to the how it happend, the subject says it all I think, but I genuinly need to know the risks with regards to HIV through oral sex. The person did not ejaculate but it was extremely rough and over in a matter of minutes. ... (7 replies)
... 12 weeks is still the official time scale for testing and personally that's what I go by, as you notice in all my posts.
The reality is, anything test past 8 weeks wont change. 6 weeks tests are more or less conclusive, but there is a 0.1% it may, which to be honest isn't worth the concern, but it could be possible although I have never heard of a 6 week test changing,... (14 replies)
... So you mean the window period for hiv testing in Japan is 8 weeks? ... (14 replies)
... If however, you have symptoms that are characteristic of hiv infection, you should continue to periodically test. ... (122 replies)
... When hiv enters a cell and lays dormant, it is undetectable by the immune system until it activates. ie. ... (122 replies)
... delayed seroconversion is a myth... ... (122 replies)
... This case is over ten years old and you actually missed out the crucial part of the sentence. Here it is in full
Delayed seroconversion has been documented up to 42 months after infection (3), but this seems unlikely with current ultrasensitive assays.
Stop chasing an illness you do not have, your results are conclusive.. (122 replies)
... Delayed seroconversion has been documented up to 42 months after infection... ... (122 replies)
... Given how severe my acute infection was and how I'm still very symptomatic it would seem highly unlikely if I was infected with HIV that I wouldn't be an elite controller. ... (50 replies)
... Sorry Doriant, I was wasn't ignoring your post, I more than likely just missed it.
If you had any symptoms related to HIV you would test positive, so again I say, you have no HIV symptoms that is 100% sure. Your 9 week test is more or less conclusive, its only the CDC that require a 12 week test but in real terms your negative.
None of the supplements will have any... (39 replies)
... also go to the gym regularly, 5 times a week and I take some supplements, not steroids of course, only proteins and some pre workout staff. Could they affect my HIV test results or cause delayed seroconversion? ... (39 replies)
... Just another update. I went for another test at 7.5 months and it too was negative. I know there has been a lot of conversation about delayed seroconversion on the health boards, however, I will test out all the way to the 1 year mark. Hopefully that will lay all the rumors to rest. ... (13 replies)
... viable. In the entire thirty years HIV has been around nobody, not a single person, as ever got HIV from receiving oral sex. ... (13 replies)
... fact. Oral has been in many studies over 30 years and their are no reliable cases of HIV from oral sex. ... (13 replies)
... I've taken a rapid ELISA HIV test at 5.5 months which was also negative. I've been having all kinds of digestive issues as well. ... (13 replies)
... What you saw were claims of delayed seroconversion not confirmed cases of delayed seroconversion. ... (11 replies)
... Becuase if you had the above test, when it came out negative, you would still be left with the "symptoms" you are experiencing, and would revert right back to HIV being the root cause. ... (122 replies)
... No he did not make your point. The quote was for those who had a specific risk, ie unprotected sex with a known HIV positive person, or a occupational exposure. In that case, a 4th generation test could be used instead of making them wait untill the 3 month window has ended. ... (122 replies)
... Having HIV tests only tells you that you don't have HIV. It doesn't tell you what you do have. ... (122 replies)
... before HIV testing. ... (122 replies)