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Strong ARS symptoms

Hi sir I went for massage and during that session she masturbated me and I fingered her, I don’t had any cut on my finger but had a broken nail, next day I had fever and cold, after 2 to 3 weeks I developed rash on my pants, ulcer and rash on my forehead joint pain and lower back pain. I had very strong ARS symptoms, after 9th week I tested HIV negative with rapid HIV test and also HIV duo 4th generation test. Please advise me how conclusive is my test at 9th week. I still think that I have contracted HIV due to my strong ARS symptoms. Please advice I cannot ignore that symptoms.

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Francesca Bard, BioSure (UK) Ltd
 Work on 01st October 2018

Hi Sanjay. After 12 weeks your result will be conclusive, and there will be no need to get re-tested unless you have another possible exposure. You know your status. I hope this helps put your mind at rest but please feel free to contact me further. Kindest regards Francesca Bard, BioSure (UK) Ltd

 None on 29th September 2018

I have retested in clinic after 12 weeks it came negative,, should I consider it as negative or should I retest, I don't know which test they did but got result quickly after half hour.

Francesca Bard, BioSure (UK) Ltd
 Work on 26th September 2018

Hi Sanjay The symptoms you are describing are very much more likely to be lots of other things rather than HIV. It is extremely unlikely you have contracted HIV from this particular incident. Your symptoms could also be put down to stress and worry. Unfortunately I am unable to comment on the accuracy of your test results as they are not the BioSure HIV self test however my advice would be to go to a sexual health clinic or to re-test yourself at 12 weeks using an approved HIV self test. I hope that this helps. Kindest regards Francesca Bard, BioSure (UK) Ltd

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