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I have not had sex in over 2 years, got oral once a few months back. I ordered and just took an OraQuick hiv home test. It came back negative. Since it’s been 2 years and well over 3 months. This negative test is conclusive correct? Just looking out for my health. Thank you so much.
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The only risks for HIV in adults are:
1) Having unprotected (no condom) penetrative anal or vaginal sex, OR
2) Sharing IV drug equipment with other IV drug users.

To be clear, oral sex is NOT a risk for HIV. No one has ever been infected from receiving oral sex

Any test you took at least 3 months after your last risk event is reliable and conclusive.  You do not need any further testing.
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Okay so just to be sure, I took an OraQuick home test, didn’t eat, drink, or brush my teeth more than 30 mins prior, and followed the proper instructions. When I opened the tube a very small amount of liquid trapped in the top got on my skin, but other than that all the liquid remained in the test tube and DID NOT spill, once I put the tube in the holder, I swabbed my upper and lower gums slowly and properly, put it in the tube, and waited 20 mins. There was one line only at the C which proves the test worked, and then after the full 20 mins past, the line stayed solid on the C with NO OTHER lines, which means the test was negative and successful. I just want to cross all my T’s and dot all my I’s so I can move on. So I’m 100% good to go and do not need further testing? If I called a clinic and explained this to them, they would also agree? Once again just trying to be thorough and get some sleep tonight. Thank you.
Your result is conclusive. MOVE ON.
Thank you guys so much again for being patient and responsive, I know you guys get hounded with hiv questions and the work you guys do does not go unnoticed, it saves lives. Took me some time to finally get tested and it’s such a massive relief and weight lifted off my shoulders. I’m ready and excited to move on and enjoy life. Have a good one.
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