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While sucking female breast nipple few drops of blood went inside my mouth and I have two cuts inside my cheeks the cut has happend 7 hrs before sucking breast nipple, is there any risk for hiv ?
Hi. This is a website for men who have sex with men but from what you've described, it doesn't sound like a very high risk for HIV. But we aren't doctors here though, so we can't provide specific medical advice. If you are concerned about what you described, you could ask a doctor - you can search for doctors and clinics in your area here: https://endinghiv.org.au/au/where-to-test/
Hello. Another mans urine got into my eye. Is this a risk for HIV?Thankyou
Hi. HIV cannot be transmitted through urine. HIV is only infectious in blood, cum (semen), pre-cum, anal mucus, vaginal fluids and breast milk.
4 weeks negative rapid test
Hello. We aren't clinicians here, so we can't comment on specific tests. But we can say that here in Australia, most laboratory tests (where blood is drawn and sent by your health professional to the laboratory) use 4th generation lab tests that test for both antibodies to HIV and antigen (the virus itself), and can detect if someone has HIV within 6 weeks of exposure. Rapid HIV tests, and some laboratory tests that use older technology, can take up to three months. This time for a test to be able to detect HIV is called the window period. You would need to check with the health professional where you were tested what the window period is for the for the particular test that was used. For a negative result, if you have been tested after the window period of that particular test, and you have had no other risks for HIV in that time, it would be considered a negative result. If you had any risks for HIV within the window period of a test, you would need to be tested again for a conclusive result.
Hi there, a few weeks ago I was at a strip club. Later in the night I was quite drunk and hit my hand on a drinking glass that broke, which cut the palm of my hand. The cut was approximately 5mm and began to bleed. Shortly after the bleeding stopped and I washed away the dry blood with water. After the incident (anywhere from 30 mins to 90 mins) I received 2 lap dances from 2 different women. During the lap dances, the women became fully naked. At no point do I remember rubbing their vaginas, and I do not remember seeing any bleeding cuts on them. Also during the dances I did rub areas such as their legs, arms, and backs with my cut hand (that was no longer bleeding). Due to being drunk during these dances I keep questioning whether maybe they had a bleeding cut and my cut came into direct contact with their blood. I also question whether or not my cut came into contact with vaginal fluid on their legs. The fear of having caught something has been extremely stressful. I have read a huge amount of information on the internet about the transmission of hiv. The information varies on each site which causes confusion about my risk. - People say that the hiv in bodily fluid dies when exposed to the air, but it varies from instantly to seconds to minutes. Could you clarify? - It is said that to transmit from wound to wound, both people would have to have large gaping wounds profusely bleeding onto each other. These sought of wounds would be from something like a stab wound. So with this information would my small cut be at risk even if the stripper had a similar bleeding wound? - Would I be at risk if my cut did come into contact with the strippers vaginal fluid outside their body? - Would my wound be at risk to obtaining the virus with the physical contact I had? - My doctor said my risk was negligible. He said that theoretically it could happen in my situation but it never has been transmitted in this way before. He said the amount of bodily fluid that could have been present in my situation would not be enough to cause concern. - So I am seeking clarification on whether or not it can be transmitted in my situation if there were bodily fluids present on the girls (I think there wasn\'t but am not 100% sure). What would you class my risk as? Has it ever been transmitted before in this way? My doctor said there was no need to do a test based on my information. I really appreciate your time and your expertise
Hi there. HIV does die once it leaves the body – it can be difficult to provide an exact timeframe, but it is very quickly. We aren’t doctors here, so unfortunately we aren’t able to give specific medical advice. However, as your doctor has said, from what you’ve described, this doesn’t really sound like a risk for HIV. We certainly haven’t heard of it being transmitted this way before either.
Just to ask. Has your organization ever experienced a 6aeek negative test changing to positive in 12 weeks? I tested with a 4th generation test at the 6 weeks mark
Hello. We aren't clinicians here, so we can't comment on specific tests. But we can say that here in Australia, most laboratory tests (where blood is drawn and sent by your health professional to the laboratory) use 4th generation lab tests that test for both antibodies to HIV and antigen (the virus itself), and can detect if someone has HIV within 6 weeks of exposure. Rapid HIV tests, and some laboratory tests that use older technology, can take up to three months. This time for a test to be able to detect HIV is called the window period. You would need to check with the health professional where you were tested what the window period is for the for the particular test that was used. For a negative result, if you have been tested after the window period of that particular test, and you have had no other risks for HIV in that time, it would be considered a negative result. If you had any risks for HIV within the window period of a test, you would need to be tested again for a conclusive result.
I masterbabted with a HIV negative man using our spit for lube and briefly had oral, no cum but could taste pre-cum on his shaft what is my risk of HIV and what should i do Im married and my partner does not know that Im bi he indiocated t hat he was on preventive HIV anti virals
Hi. We aren't doctors here so can't provide medical advice. But we can say that oral sex is considered to be very low risk for HIV transmission. There is potentially a risk to the person performing oral sex if they have abrasions or ulcers in their mouths, or an STI in their throat, and this is increased if they get cum in their mouth. However, even in this case this is still classed as a low risk. Mutual masturbation is not a risk for HIV. We would always recommend anyone who is sexually active to get regular tests for all STIs (including HIV), just to be part of an ongoing routine. You can search for locations to get tested around the country here: https://endinghiv.org.au/au/where-to-test/
Hi is my 5 month result conclusive
Hello. We aren't clinicians here, so we can't comment on specific tests. But we can say that here in Australia, most laboratory tests (where blood is drawn and sent by your health professional to the laboratory) use 4th generation lab tests that test for both antibodies to HIV and antigen (the virus itself), and can detect if someone has HIV within 6 weeks of exposure. Rapid HIV tests, and some laboratory tests that use older technology, can take up to three months. This time for a test to be able to detect HIV is called the window period. You would need to check with the health professional where you were tested what the window period is for the for the particular test that was used. But if you were tested 5 months after an event, and you have had no risks for HIV in that time, it would be considered a negative result. If you had any risks for HIV within the window period of a test, you would need to be tested again for a conclusive result.
Hi sir I have unprotected sex with hiv positive man tested after 5 months it shows negative I am still sick while drs told me you are clear
Hello. We aren't clinicians here, so we can't comment on specific tests. But we can say that here in Australia, most laboratory tests (where blood is drawn and sent by your health professional to the laboratory) use 4th generation lab tests that test for both antibodies to HIV and antigen (the virus itself), and can detect if someone has HIV within 6 weeks of exposure. Rapid HIV tests, and some laboratory tests that use older technology, can take up to three months. This time for a test to be able to detect HIV is called the window period. You would need to check with the health professional where you were tested what the window period is for the for the particular test that was used. But if you were tested 5 months after an event, and you have had no risks for HIV in that time, it would be considered a negative result. If you had any risks for HIV within the window period of a test, you would need to be tested again for a conclusive result.
Is a 4th generation alere rapid test negative result conclusive after a year?
Hello. We aren't clinicians here, so we can't comment on specific tests. But we can say that here in Australia, rapid HIV tests, and some laboratory tests that use older technology, can take up to three months. Most laboratory tests (where blood is drawn and sent by your doctor to the laboratory) in Australia can detect if someone has HIV within 6 weeks of exposure. This time for a test to be able to detect HIV is called the window period. You would need to check with the health professional where you were tested what the window period is for the for the particular test that was used. But if you were tested a year after a risk event, and you have had no other risks for HIV in that time, it would be considered a negative result. If you had any risks for HIV within the window period of a test, you would need to be tested again for a conclusive result.
Hello. This is a rather embarrassing question. During a conversation with a friend of mine, a bit of his spittle got into my eye. A few mins after the conversation I was able to wash my eye out with water. Is this a risk worth testing ? I feel bad for asking.
Hi. HIV can't be transmitted by saliva, so what you described wouldn't be a risk for HIV.
I am a married guy who had a one off situation in a hotel 3 weeks ago, he ejaculated in my mouth, I do not know his status,(he did say he was inexperienced) now I have a sore throat. I am terrified and first experience with another male. What are my chances of not having been infected with HIV
Hi. We aren't doctors here so can't provide medical advice. But we can say that oral sex is considered to be very low risk for HIV transmission. There is potentially a risk to the person performing oral sex if they have abrasions or ulcers in their mouths, or an STI in their throat, and this is increased if they get cum in their mouth. However, this is still classed as a low risk. To address your concerns we recommend you get a full sexual health screen for all STIs (including HIV). This should address the anxiety you are currently expiencing. Here you can find by state and postcode contact details for clinics around the country: https://endinghiv.org.au/au/where-to-test/
Recently had unprotected oral sex with a stranger. He ejaculated in my mouth. Nothing suspicious at the time, but have been concerned of late, as I spat out the contents of my mouth and sometimes have bleeding gums
Hi. We aren't doctors here so can't provide medical advice. But we can say that oral sex is considered to be very low risk for HIV transmission. There is potentially a risk to the person performing oral sex if they have abrasions or ulcers in their mouths, or an STI in their throat, and this is increased if they get cum in their mouth. However, this is still classed as a low risk. We would always recommend anyone who is sexually active to get regular tests for all STIs (including HIV), just to be part of an ongoing routine. Here you can find by state and postcode contact details for clinics around the country: https://endinghiv.org.au/au/where-to-test/
Hello, I was wondering if it\'s safe if an HIV NEGATIVE man can get anything from giving a BJ to another HIV NEGATIVE man?
Regular HIV testing is essential to knowing your status, and therefore understanding the risk of HIV transmission. There are a range of HIV tests around, and each one requires a different amount of time before it can detect an HIV transmission. The time for a test to be able to detect HIV is called the window period. In Australia, most laboratory tests (where blood is drawn and sent by your doctor to the laboratory for a result) use 4th generation lab tests that screen for both antibodies to HIV and antigen (the virus itself), and can detect if someone has HIV within 6 weeks of exposure. Rapid HIV tests, and some laboratory tests that use older technology, can take up to three months. That being said, oral sex is very low risk for HIV. There is potentially a risk to the person performing oral sex if they have abrasions or ulcers in their mouths, or an STI in their throat. And this is increased if they get cum in their mouth. But this is still low risk. We are not aware of any cases of HIV transmission to the person receiving oral sex. Other STIs can be transmitted during oral sex. We would always recommend anyone who is sexually active to get regular tests for all STIs (including HIV), just to be part of an ongoing routine. But remember, what you described does not sound like a risk for HIV.
HI 7 weeks back i had My condom EXPOSURE in Thailand and also received oral with out condom after COMING back to Australia i had 4th genration combo test after 4-7 weeks both tests came NEGATIVE but My Hepitais ( HBsAB) was 1000 iu/l And hepititas A antibody (total was detected) but my doctor told not to worry no need for further testing and this hepititas has nothing to do with sexual health it was BECAUSE of immune system so PLEASE help to reply me with ACCURATE answer.
Hi. We aren’t doctors here, so unfortunately we aren’t able to comment on specific test results or provide medical advice. If you have any questions about your test results, you would need to speak to your doctor. You can also search for other doctors and clinics here: http://endinghiv.org.au/au/where-to-test/
Hello, I had unprotected sex with someone who I highly suspect is HIV positive o. Three weeks after I developed swollen lymph nodes night sweats weight loss a rash and cold sores. Its been three months and I continue to test negative. What other std could cause my symptoms.
Hello. We aren't doctors here, so we can't comment on specific symptoms. We would always recommend anyone that is sexually active to get regular tests for all STIs (including HIV), just to be part of a ongoing routine. And if you are concerned about particular symptoms, you should discuss these with your doctor.
Is my 4th gen antigen and antibody test is conclusive at 32 days of event ?
Hello. We aren't doctors here, so we can't comment on specific tests . But we can say that here in Australia, most laboratory tests (where blood is drawn and sent by your doctor to the laboratory) use 4th generation lab tests that test for both antibodies to HIV and antigen (the virus itself), and can detect if someone has HIV within 6 weeks of exposure. Rapid HIV tests, and some laboratory tests that use older technology, can take up to three months. This time for a test to be able to detect HIV is called the window period. For a negative result, if you have been tested after the window period of that particular test, and you have had no other risks for HIV in that time, it would be considered a negative result. You would need to check with your doctor what the window period is for the for the test that was used, but it sounds like you may still be within the window period of the test.
HI, I WENT TO MASSAGE IN MELBOURNE AND LATER I FOUND OUT THAT THEY ARE NOT REGISTERED AND ILLEGAL. MASSAGE LADY RUB MY PENUS IN HER GENITAL, LABIA AREA AND I THINK I WOULD HAVE CONTACTED HER FLUID IN TO MY PENUS. ALSO I TOUCHED HER VAGINA AND GOT THE FLUID ON MY FINGERS. FINALLY SHE HAVE ME A HAND JOB. THERE WAS NO PENETRATION AT ALL. I AM WORRIED I PUT MYSELF AT RISK FOR HIV. PLEASE HELP ME ON THIS. I AM REALLY WORRIED.
Hi. From what you've described, that doesn't really sound like a risk for HIV. However, we would always recommend anyone that is sexually active to get regular tests for all STIs (including HIV), just to be part of a ongoing routine. So if you are still worried, you could talk to your doctor and ask for a test if this would put your mind at ease. You can search for places to get tested here: http://endinghiv.org.au/au/where-to-test/
i dad sex with HIV+ guy 10 weeks ago it was oral unprotected i was both with him after 50 day i was negative P24 antegine and today after 8 weeks im negative antibodies is that mean im will not be HIV +
Oral sex is very low risk for HIV. There is potentially a risk to the person performing oral sex if they have abrasions or ulcers in their mouths, or an STI in their throat. And this is increased if they get cum in their mouth. But this is still a low risk. We are not aware of any cases of HIV transmission to the person receiving oral sex. We aren't doctors here, so we can't comment on specific tests. Here in Australia, most laboratory tests (where blood is drawn from your vein and sent by your doctor to the laboratory) test for both antibodies to HIV and antigen - these can detect if someone has HIV within 6 weeks of exposure. Rapid HIV tests, and some laboratory tests that use older technology, can take up to three months. This time for a test to be able to detect HIV is called the window period. If you have been tested after the window period of that particular test, and you have had no other risks for HIV in that time, it would be considered a negative result. You would need to ask your doctor what the window period is for your tests.
I\'m taking post exposure after I had unprotected sex with HIV positive person unaware of it,till we got tested by using home HIV test and found her positive and a day after that mistake I did consulted and putted into that treatment.so during that treatment I did had another incident a condom broke after it was only 5days left to finished wth that post exposure *supposed to be taken for 30days as the doc said*...my question is that is it a good idea take post exposure 60 days for me not to get infected?
Hi. This is something you should check with your doctor. The Australian national PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) guidelines recommend that if there has been another potential risk for HIV while someone is taking PEP, it may be necessary to consider taking another full month of PEP from the last HIV exposure risk. You should speak to your doctor as soon as you can to see if they recommend taking another month of PEP.
Hello, I had two hiv 4th generation abbot architect tests at 4 months and 9 months. Both were negative but have neurological symptoms.Do i need to retest?
Hello. We aren't doctors here, so we can't comment on specific tests or symptoms. But we can say that here in Australia, most laboratory tests (where blood is drawn and sent by your doctor to the laboratory) use 4th generation lab tests that test for both antibodies to HIV and antigen (the virus itself), and can detect if someone has HIV within 6 weeks of exposure. Rapid HIV tests, and some laboratory tests that use older technology, can take up to three months. This time for a test to be able to detect HIV is called the window period. For a negative result, if you have been tested after the window period of that particular test, and you have had no other risks for HIV in that time, it would be considered a negative result. You would need to check with your doctor what the window period is for the for the test that was used. If you have symptoms you are concerned about, you should also speak to your doctor about this.

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