... weeks to develop enough antibodies to be detected in a standard test, it's rare but some people can take up to 3 months, so that is why only a 3 month test is conclusive, so as you can see you are conclusivly HIV negative. ... (9 replies)
... First you really need to stop googling symptoms, it only fuels your anxiety and while there is a lot of valuable resources online there is also a lot of misinformation. ... (13 replies)
... so hi, im an 18 year old gay male who started to be sexually active at the age of 16. I had my first oral sex encounter in December 2012 with a guy i met online. We gave each other head and there was no ejaculation involved in my mouth but i did came in his mouth. ... (5 replies)
... yeah semen on floor was one of the risk but not the only one... so is it conclusive ? ... (4 replies)
... If this was about the seaman on the floor, then you never had a risk hence the negative tests, so any 3 month test is conclusive. ... (4 replies)
... for only about 20 seconds before I asked him to stop sucking. I was barely hard but I did not use a condom. ... (3 replies)
... s straight I was on top behind try to insert. Anyway what done have been done so I put another condom and trying to finish it. After we done I ask her if she was hiv free and she told me yes and she tested every 6 month. I try to come down as I can and not to think about it. ... (13 replies)
... Ok, well dont call the prison, that is complete paranoia and over kill about the situation. ... (13 replies)
... A test that tests for antigen and antibodys is a 4th generation test and its called a combo or duo, they are the most common although their are lesser common tests brand names. 2nd generation tests only test for antibodys. ... (12 replies)
... no matter what generation it was?
and thank you (5 replies)
... A 3 month test is final and conclusive to what ever risk that was, the facts are quiet clear you do not have HIV and you do not need to test again. ... (5 replies)
... my friend thinks he has hiv so i have been bugging him to get tested. he claims he went for test but i think hes just saying that. he went for test 4 weeks after possible exposure he tested negative but said the sexual health nurse didnt mention going back for a conlcusive test. ... (2 replies)
... do you think it can change in the next 3 weeks? ... (13 replies)
... Yes, it would really be extremely rare for it to change. Don't be afraid of the final conclusive test. ... (15 replies)
... but my test is 4 generation? ... (15 replies)
... There is very conflicting information on the internet. ... (10 replies)
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... so you're suggesting it's quite ok to just focus on my anxiety... and forget everything about HIV and that a conclusive 3 week post exposure negative is final? ... (69 replies)
... the 3 month mark is still being used because of
very rare extreme cases that might not show up before then.
alot of those cases will usually get whats called indetrminte results
and they will then repeat the test again until they get
a valid result.
you never had an exposure anyway
so whatever test you take will yield the same
result that you have.
move on and use... (9 replies)
... Well your first round of tests were negative. Your second lot are fully conclusive, your HIV negative - Fact :)
6 month testing is outdated unless your a long term IV drug user ( which you are not ) so overall, as you didnt have a risk ( only fictional ) you can be 100% sure you do NOT have HIV ;) (9 replies)