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testing after risk

80 days ago i had a minor risk which involved dipping a one or two penetrations unprotected plus oral ( which doesnt count lol) , at 6 sex i got a negative 4th gen test determine abbot hiv 1/2 , today (80 days later from risk) i got another test(same test) and thank god again it was negative .. should i rest ease now? can i put this all behind me?? even im still with swollen glands in both neck in groin less than a cm big? TY SOOO MUCH i really appreacite all the effort from you
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err it was an Alere Determine™ HIV Combo
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It's not an approved test in the US.
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Teak  
Jun 03, 2012
Alere Determine HIV 1/2 test  is a DUO test testing for both antigen and antibodies and the 3rd generation ELISA only tests for antibodies. Both are conclusive three months post exposure.

http://www.medhelp.org/posts/HIV-Prevention/My-spirit-seems-broken--Doctor--help--please-help-me-/show/1745583


i really dont understand you man ... im really trying but i just cant , you know your words can either put some peace to people or freak the hell out of em ..you are consicous of that right?
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Any other comments pls??? Lend me a hand here
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Come on guys im begging for another opinion pls
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Take an HIV test that is approved diagnostic.How hard is that.
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It just that confuses me qhat teak says to me and what he answered to another person in jine ( as i showed the post) he says alere is fine and conclusive and then says to me that its not fine so i dont know what to believe
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Hi Teak,

I also was done a Alere Determine HIV1/2 (ANTIBODIES ONLY). It's not working?
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You never had an exposure.
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