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2 months test conclusive?

I had protected sex with unknown girl on 1 single night 2 times. After 3 weeks i got molluscum on belly and on penis also..i tested HIV at 34 days rna pcr qualitative..result is negative then tridot hiv1&2 result is negative..then on 61st day I tested p24 antigen & antibody result and it was negative. Is there any chance of virus entry through condom if it has microholes?..Because even tho i had protected sex i contracted molluscum. I noticed no breaks but what in case if it has microholes?? Do I need to retest on 3 months completion or 6 months? I’m 3 months negative test 100% conclusive?? I’m worrying a lot!! I’m married

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Becky Smith, BioSURE UK LTD
 Work on 23rd April 2020

Hi Vkevo, Unfortunately I cannot comment on other manufacturer's tests. I would recommend to get in contact with Alere to discuss your queries. Thank you. Becky

 Used on 22nd April 2020

Did an HIV test using alere determine hiv_1/2 for a period of 9 weeks and 6 days and it came out negative is it accurate ? ...can it change after 12 weeks?

Gary Carpenter, BioSure (UK) Limited
 Work on 23rd March 2018

Hi Robin_57 Thanks for getting in touch. You have asked a lot of questions. I do not really know enough about condom manufacture to comment about possible failures of these barriers, so can't comment with any real authority. However, I think it very unlikely that the condom would fail and the partner involved were HIV positive. Condoms are an extremely effective way of preventing all sorts of sexual transmitted conditions. If you need any further info on this I suggest you contact the condom manufacturer. With regard to your testing history I would recommend that you do not need to test again at 3 months after the possible infection. I do not know very much about the tri-dot test so again difficult to comment but the other two tests were both taken beyond their respective window periods so two negative tests would be reliable. I hope that this helps. Kind regards Gary Carpenter BioSure (UK) Limited

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