I had a protect sex 4 weeks ago with a sex worker, I think the condom always wear on my penis, but I do not know it was broken or not, but there were semen inside of condom, and when I took condom off from my penis by napkin, then washed it, I found there was a little wound on the penis(I mean prepuce) , but it was not new wound, and it was getting union and no blood. (I think it was fresh meat,a little red,but I was worried when I had sex, did the wound broken again ).and there was a ringworm(tinea) on my penis too. Is that possible to get infected? and after 3 weeks, I did RNA test, the result was no virus detected, also after 26 days I tested with antibody(both blood and oral) by self test kit, the result were both negative. At 4 weeks , I did antibody test in the lab, the result was <1.0(negative), 36days I did the repaid blood test by oraquick again in health clinic, result was negative, So is there any possibility that I was infected? I mean infected from that wound or ringworm? Should I test again? How about 3 moths later?? Please answer my question it drive me so crazy, I got headache doctor said was tension headache.
Welcome to our Forum. The exposure that you describe did not put you at risk for HIV and your tests now prove that you were not infected. Your condom did not fail. When condoms fail, they break wide open leaving no doubt that they broke. Your condom did not break. Further your test results at four weeks are definitive. Please believe them.
appreciate that, and I have a doubt that I read some papers from this blog.and That doctor said： the RNA test should take max 4 days to detected, but I just got my result after 3and half day, is that accuracy enough?
and This week I did another RNA test in a different lab, I just wait the result come out(it takes 3-5 business days).
And Doctor, if the result come out with no virus detected, do I need further test? like DUO test( I never did before, because i do not know where to do it), or something else in the further 6 weeks, 8 weeks, and even 12 weeks ?
The laboratory test for RNA PCR is only a few hours. The additional time needed to get results is due to the paperwork and transfer of information, not the test. Reliable results should can certainly be available from the lab after three or even two days.
DUO (4th generation HIV p24 antigen/HIV antibody) tests provide reliable, conclusive results 4 weeks following exposure. EWH
Okay. Because those test I did was not 4th generation test, so may be I am not quiet believe that result. Can I just do a 4th generation test on the 6 week mark to make sure? And I need to finger out where can do the duo test.
I am confused, I have a dizziness headache since last thursday(after 4weeks), and sometimes feel like nausea, the mouth temperature I measured and health center measured is not a fever, Is there any possible that it maybe a fever but temperature does not goes up? Headache, feels like nausea in the morning, are these symptom may meaning something????
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