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I got 7 weeks negative from rapid test and ELISA result in March.
I test again today for 12 weeks result. But we found faint line shown on rapid test. I need to wait for blood test result next week.
I am now really scared. The nurse saw a very faint line. I cannot see the faint line by my untrained eyes. But I am now extremely scared.
The doctor explain to me that it is not definite result and we need to wait for blood test come out next week. He said the negative result in 7 weeks is a very good indicator since most of the positive can be detected in 4 weeks.
I read many people and experts saying that they never see people turns positive if they are 6 weeks negative. I really scared to be the first one.
It was 12 weeks ago and my first test was done 7 weeks after exposure.
Unprotected oral for two seconds and protected vaginal intercourse with prostitute.
She put lotion in her vaginal by her hand before sex. After few minutes vaginal intercourse, I took off condom and she did masturbation with her hand. Is it possible I was infected because of the vaginal fluid on her hand contact with my penis?
I know my risk is low to begin with (assume I remember that night correctly...)
I know my 7 week ELISA negative is promising
I know the 12 weeks rapid test may be false positive
I still extremely scared with the faint line. I read that the rapid test is 99+% accurate. According to Oraquick manual, any faint line represents positive result. I do not know if it means I am positive
Cannot eat, cannot sleep. Don't know how to wait in these few days. Extremely anxious
The faint line result was read by the nurse in clinc. She does the same test everday so her judgement is professional. She told me it seems to be positive result but I really cannot read the faint line by myself.
I really hope the faint line is false positive. I have 7 weeks negative rapid test and ELISA result. I read so many people said they never see negative in 6 weeks turn positive in 12 weeks. I am so anxious to be the first one.
I know HIV cannot be diagnosed by symptoms but I had low grade fever (99-100F), very bad sore throat, one enlarge lymph node on neck, stomach upset, nausea, vomit and serve nightsweating in Feb. It was 4 weeks after exposure.
I got negative in 7 weeks after exposure. Can I confirm the above symptoms is not due to HIV?
I had unprotected oral for two seconds and protected vaginal intercourse with prostitute.
When she put lotion in her vaginal by her hand before sex, I am sure she left vaginal fluid on her hand. Few minutes after protected sex, she gave my hand job. I think her fluid on her hand contact with my penis when she gave hand job for me.
Or the condom was broken that I didn't know.
Sorry for asking again. It is really stressful. I am so worried now.
Sorry for being so annoying. I really cannot stop thinking about this.
I remember the intercourse was protected. But when I kiss and bit her breast, I don't know if it was my imagation, I felt something spill into my mouth. In case there was lactate or blood spill into my mouth. Will I be in high risk?
The other reason for the high stress is the symptoms during 3-4 weeks after exposure. I had low grade fever (99-100F), very bad sore throat, one enlarge lymph node on neck, stomach upset, nausea, vomit and serve nightsweating
Of course the faint line in rapid test is also strong sign. I really feel I am infected.
I have negative rapid test and ELISA after 7 weeks exposure. But it still cannot settle myself.
I am so worried now. Blood test result will come in next few days. Really high stress that I cannot breathe.
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