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Are Oraquick home tests reliable after high risk exposures?

I had a high risk exposure with a transgender male. I don’t know any of the details of the event as I was highly intoxicated and had possibly been drugged. I know there was penetration, no idea if it was protected or unprotected. I took a home Oraquick test five and a half months after the exposure and it was negative. Can I trust this result?
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Yes, it is conclusive so you are safe.
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The test you took looks for antibodies.  If a person is infected with HIV, antibodies form at the same rate, regardless of risk.  The test you took is conclusive any time at 12 weeks post-event or beyond.  You do not have HIV.
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And this is regardless of “symptoms” right? I had symptoms appear right after the test but that would be six months after the risk event, and from what I read that’s too long after to be related, correct?
Test results ALWAYS trump symptoms.  Your result is conclusively negative.  You do not have HIV.  Any non-HIV related symptoms you are having should be addressed by a doctor - nothing to do with HIV.
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