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Saliva and hiv tests

Hi Doctor, firstly sorry for my English level. I am not a native English speaker. 40 days ago, I made a suspicious kissing with a girl whom I do not know. Kissing lasted nearly 30 seconds and it was not deeply. But, I felt saliva transmission two times and tasted it. I did not taste blood in the saliva. During the kissing, there were cold sores on my upper lip and one aphta inner side of my lower lip. And there was small wound inner side of my cheek. Does such an action cause hiv infection risk?
Also, after 13, 17, 21 and 31 days after kissing, I tested Hiv p24 (ab+igg) combo tests. All negative. May I consider 31 day test as conclusive ? Do I need extra tests ? If so, what is your recommendation, test type and timing?
Thank you very much for your kind responses...Best regards,
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1699033 tn?1514116733
Saliva is not a method of transmission for HIV so in reality you didn't need to test in the first place.  However if this is going to drive you absolutely crazy with worry, then a negative at 3 months is a definite negative.  But again, I think anyone would tell you that kissing does not lead to HIV transmission.  
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Thank you for your kind reply...
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What would you say about the combo tests which I did at 13, 17, 21 and 31 days ?
1415174 tn?1453246703
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I agree you didn't need to test in the first place since saliva is not a method of transmission. So the early testing you did just proves that you had no exposure.
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As was said previously, 3 months is conclusive if you are still worried about it. But if the other person didn't have any sores it doesn't matter if you had sores.It has to be blood transfer not saliva. If you have more questions about HIV see the HIV forum.
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Hello again. May I ask question? Today, I tested a combo in a lab. The name of the test is HIV (combi p24+igg). The doctor  in the lab said that this test is just for HIV 1 not for HIV 2. I did it at 45 days after exposure. As far as I know all combos are testing both HIV1 and HIV2. Is there anything wrong or that I don't know ? Best regards,
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