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Did HIV duo combo test from drlal path labs India at 27 days and 44 days.. Is it conclusive?

Hi, thanks for your question. HIV tests can have a window period of up to three months, depending on the test. It’s best to discuss the conclusiveness and accuracy of the specific test with the doctor or nurse who performed the test for you. If you have any further questions don’t hesitate to get in touch!

Is a test at 14 weeks conclusive?? Even if unresponsive oral thrush persist for 2 months

Hi, thanks for your question. HIV tests have a window period of up to three months, so a test performed at 14 weeks can be considered accurate and conclusive. The oral thrush symptoms you are experiencing could be due to a number of things, it’s best to speak to a doctor about these. If you have any further questions don’t hesitate to get in touch!

I touched girl vagina and fingered after that i touched my penis and masturbate where i will get hiv

Hi, thanks for your question. What you have described would be considered safe for HIV transmission. For HIV transmission to occur, fluid containing enough of the virus needs to enter your bloodstream. Skin to skin contact and mutual masturbation are both considered safe for HIV transmission. If you have any further questions don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Hi, my hiv antibody negative but have a lot of symptoms. After, 5 months I got negative result. But my lymphocytes is 14%(20-40normal). I know hiv kill t lymphocytes. How can I confirm my status?

Hi, thanks for your question. The only way to confirm your HIV status is by getting tested for HIV. HIV tests have a window period of up to three months, so a test performed at 5 months after potential exposure can be considered accurate and conclusive. If you are concerned about your lymphocytes, it’s best to discuss these with a doctor. Low lymphocyte levels can be due to a range of things, and are not necessarily indicative of HIV infection. If you have any further questions don’t hesitate to get in touch!

I’ve taken a 4th gen duo test at 10,37,47 days after unprotected vaginal sex with a female of unknown status. All have been negative. Is retesting necessary or Can I move on? I am very anxious and have lost a lot of sleep and not eating as a result

Hi, thanks for your question! HIV can have a window period of up to three months depending on the test performed. However, some tests can detect the virus earlier. It’s best to discuss whether the results can be considered accurate and conclusive with the clinician who performed the test. If you find your anxiety related to HIV transmission becoming unmanageable, talk to your doctor about these feelings. A referral to a counselling service or similar can go a long way in unpacking stress related to HIV transmission and testing. If based in NSW, you can call the Sexual Health Infolink on 1800 451 624 to speak to a nurse. If you have any further questions don’t hesitate to get in touch!

Is it possible to catch HIV from a guy if his pre-cum makes contact with my penis and anus opening (during mutual masturbation/frottage but not penetrative sex)? Basically he rubbed our genitals together and used the same hand on himself and me. I'm worried as I can't be sure of his status and don't know whether the risk is enough to require PEP.

Hi, thanks for your question! In terms of HIV risk, what you have described would be considered low risk. Nevertheless, if you are concerned about the encounter, it might be a good idea to visit a sexual health clinic to discuss any concerns with a doctor, nurse or counsellor. If based in NSW, you can call the Sexual Health Infolink on 1800 451 624 to speak to a nurse and/or find your nearest clinic. If you have any further questions don’t hesitate to get in touch!

I tested negative with a duo test 6 weeks after exposure. Do I need to retest at 3 months?

Hi, thanks for your question! HIV can have a window period of up to three months depending on the test performed. However, some tests can detect the virus earlier. It’s best to discuss whether the results can be considered accurate and conclusive with the clinician who performed the test. If you have any further questions don’t hesitate to get in touch!

Is there any difference between hiv Nat test & hiv proviral Dna pcr test?after unsafe exposure I have done 49days elisa antibody test,71 days hiv proviral Dna pcr test,87 days ecila antibody test.All r negative.the antibody test i took are not 4th generation test.is it conclusive or should i take another test?if i repeat the hiv test after 6 month what is the chance of staying negative?.i am facing the problem like small bumps in the tongue,from last 2 days little beat pain below ear region.is it due to hiv?i am stressed,scared,full of tension.these r hampering my life dont know what to do.Today i am in 105 days of exposure.

Hi, thanks for your question! HIV can have a window period of up to three months depending on the test performed. However, some tests can detect the virus earlier. It’s best to discuss whether the results can be considered accurate and conclusive with the clinician who performed the test. In terms of the symptoms you are experiencing, these could be due to a range of things. It’s best to discuss these with a doctor. If you find your anxiety related to HIV transmission becoming unmanageable, talk to your doctor about these feelings. A referral to a counselling service or similar can go a long way in unpacking stress related to HIV transmission and testing. If based in NSW, you can call the Sexual Health Infolink on 1800 451 624 to speak to a nurse. If you have any further questions don’t hesitate to get in touch!

Recieved protected oral from a high risk person, no obvious rips or tears. Tested using a home finger prick at 12 weeks. Is this accurate? Have swollen lymph nodes and fatigue for months

Hi, thanks for your question! In terms of HIV risk, protected sex (such as with a condom) is safe for HIV transmission. Condoms act as a physical barrier that prevent fluid potentially containing HIV from entering your blood stream. Oral sex, even without a condom, is generally considered safe in terms of HIV risk. HIV has a window period of 12 weeks, so if you were tested after this time, you can take the results to be accurate and conclusive. The symptoms you are experiencing could be due to a range of things. It’s best to speak to a doctor about these. If you have any further questions don’t hesitate to get in touch!