Talking about home testing for HIV

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Am i clear from hiv?

Hi this is my story. The stress and worry i cannot explain. I had sex with a massage worker when i was abroad in February. She started by giving me unprotected oral sex. We then stupidly proceeded to have unprotected vaginal sex for about 5 minutes. Everything was okay until after two weeks I developed all the symptoms possible. I had a bad sore throat, fever, dry cough, flu, swollen lymph nodes, fatigue. I also had yellowy blisters on my fingers which came a week after all the other symptoms. I was really worried and finally picked up the courage to do the test. After three months i did the biosure HIV test and it was negative with only one control line. I am still worried because I’ve had all the symptoms associated with HIV even yellowy pus filled blisters on my fingers. Am i safe?

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Francesca Bard, BioSure (UK) Ltd
 Work on 17th June 2019

Hi Andy01. Firstly you have done the right thing by testing. Secondly the BioSure HIV self test will give you a conclusive negative result 12 weeks post possible exposure. I would recommend putting the incident behind you and taking this as a lesson. Many of the symptoms you have described are likely to be a cause of stress however I would recommend vising your GP to get these checked. I hope this helps. Kindest regards Francesca Bard, BioSure (UK) Ltd

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