Hi Doc, I recently posted in HIV forum as I was concerned over the risk of unprotected oral sex that I received, this was answered by DR Jose, who said I don't need testing for HIV as it posed No risk, however he said that I should undertake testing for STD's since then I have tested for Cyhlmidia, Gonerhea at 2weeks 6 days post exposure via swab= Negative and Syphilis via blood test at 3 weeks 4 days this was Negative, I have read conflicting things regarding window periods and would like to know if these are conclusive or do I need retesting and if so at what timescale
Welcome to our Forum. I agree with the advice that Dr. Jose has provided to you. In answering your question, I think it is important to point out that we provide advice based on an integrated consideration of test results and the signs and symptoms of infection. In your case, the exposures you describe are certainly no risk for HIV and low risk for other STDs. In the absence of symptoms and with negative tests, at this time my assessment is that you were not infected through the exposures that you've described and that you do not need further testing. All's good.
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