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what is this test result mean

Hi....
I had 6 days post exposure Elisa test and 8 days Rapid oral swab test and both came back negative. Does this mean anything at all?
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188761 tn?1584567620
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The window period is 12 weeks, the earliest you can test is 6 weeks for an indicative result however 12 week's conclusive

* 6 weeks negative changing ahead is very very unlikey and unheard of with the modern generation of tests *
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mike do u know what generation on elisa test are used in india ?? are they at par with that used in US. actually i had testested neg at 7 weeks in india.
188761 tn?1584567620
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If you have gotten your self tested at a private lab or VCTC ?

If tested at the private lab, you were probably tested on III / IV gen test.

If tested at the VCTC, they might have tested you on a rapid test / II / III gen test.

The best way to find out the accurate info is by calling your testing center up but at 7 weeks, the generation of test wouldn't matter much, it's quite indicative of what it's going to be at the 12th week.

What was your exposure ?
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will 6 weeks test in US different than 7 weeks?
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my exposure was of protected (oral+vag) sex with 2 escorts in canada. but i have symptoms now so i'm worried !! i think it was a private lab. they took around Rs 450 for the test. btw wat is VCTC ??
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you were never at risk...
protected is protected and as long as the condom is still intact and not broken then you are safe...
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actually this was my first sex ever in life. i used to be a virgin before. so i really dont have any experience on how effective condoms are.  also i never had such symptoms coming out of nowhere and they are not leaving me now even after 10 weeks.
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my exposure was of protected (oral+vag) sex with 2 escorts in canada. but i have symptoms now so i'm worried !! i think it was a private lab. they took around Rs 450 for the test. btw wat is VCTC ??
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You were never at  risk for HIV, so whatever is wrong with you has nothing to do with HIV. See your doctor if you are feeling ill.
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Teak, given your knowledge... what do you think my risk?
Cunnilingus (unprotected) and protected vag and protected BJ and DFK on an escort?
I asked her status she said she is clean and had tested last month (august)... I did her early last month. And is brushing my tooth after the sex increase the risk greatly?
Should I be worry?
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No, you shouldn't worry.
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Thanks for your reply...
What is the risk of cunnilingus itself? (sorry I just got to ask this)
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Zero
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Has there ever been a reported case of contacting HIV through cunilingus?  When you say zero, is that definitive...as in its never happened.  Or definitive as in it isn't even theoretically possible?  Sorry to keep going on and on about performing oral sex on a woman.  Stress levels out the roof though.  You seem to be the foremost expert within this patient forum.
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No confirmed documented cases ever. You do not get HIV via cunnilingus.
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