... You have tested at 12 weeks and after, you do NOT need another HIV test, you don't have HIV. You do not need peace of mind, your tests are conclusive. ... (6 replies)
... Thank you Apollo!
Even though it is hard to consider this test conclusive, I will try hard to do so.
I will get tested one and a half or two months from now, just for peace of mind. Because for someone who hasn't gotten skin rashes in years, getting four nasty rashes in less than a month after a very high risk sexual encounter plus all other symptoms is just difficult... (6 replies)
... You can test at 12 weeks for HIV, which will give you a conclusive result although you can test at 6 weeks which will very much give you a good indication of your status. ... (1 replies)
... Like the others said: You had a (small) risk.
You do need to test.
Yes, it's scary. Try not to sit and worry about it though. Wait a week or so and get tested. If it's negative, test again 12 weeks after the encounter for 100% conclusive result. (14 replies)
... Well we only go by the CDC guidelines, which is 12 weeks but you quite entitled to follow which road you choose but im aware of a 28day test being conclusive for the DUO test by certain doctors, although some will state a 12 week is still required if they had a high risk exposure. ... (11 replies)
... I'm not sure what to believe in. Actually one of the doctors on these online forums told me that these tests are conclusive and I don't need further testing. All this information that I get on the internet is very confusing. ... (11 replies)
... You have tested enough for now, so take a 12 week for conclusive results but its fair to say things are looking promising for you. ... (11 replies)
... This was my exposure. So after all this I asked her about her HIV status and she told me, that she is HIV positive. ... (11 replies)
... Take in mind its unlikley she has hiv and a one time exposure is not a high risk and seldom do people get hiv from this but it can and does happen. ... (14 replies)
... Scared that I will HIV positive. ... (14 replies)
... from what you say,yes you did have a risk.
you probably have to wait a week or so
to have a test that will have any substance to it.
a test at 3 months will be conclusive.
you do not even know for sure the person was infected
in the first place,so most likely you are ok.
good luck (14 replies)
... anxiety could very well be the cause.
all of the tests work very well, as they have 30 plus yrs of research behind them.
earlier tests are sort of pointless as you need
a significant amount of time to pass before they
start to have any degree of accuracy.
at 4 weeks will give you enough time
as most people who are infected will show on a test by then.
a test after 12... (3 replies)
... 12 weeks is the only test that is conclusive. People who never had a risk like YOU, then its fair to say a test at any time is conclusive. (1 replies)
... or even 11 weeks to get conclusive result. Why? ... (1 replies)
... I will make my answer clear. If you had unprotected sex take a HIV test to confirm your status. ... (6 replies)
... After you realize that you have acquired HIV from your sexual encounter the first thing comes into mind lets search it on net and find the answer for your worry, questions and tension. ... (10 replies)
... This made me worried whether my test at 7 week is conclusive or not.... It really hard to get tested.... It gives high degree of stress.... ... (10 replies)
... After doing this I read on net that oral sex can also be risk for HIV and It made me so worried and I read more and more about symptoms and other details about HIV. ... (10 replies)
... Would I test again no. 12 weeks is conclusive but your 11 week test is fine, 7 days or so will not make any difference. If you had HIV you would have tested positive by now, infact 8 weeks unless you have a serious health issue, is when 99. ... (15 replies)
... convince that I didn't acquired HIV from that stupid night. ... (19 replies)