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Worried - I had unprotected oral sex

Hi Biosure,
I had unprotected oral sex with a CSW 14 weeks ago. I started to develop all the symptoms associated with HIV. Most have cleared however I’m still experiencing pain in armpit and elbow nodes. I have tested at the following intervals.
19 days 4th Gen – Negative
30 days 4th Gen – Negative
56 days 4th Gen – Negative

All lab tests and not rapid.

And Biosure at every week from 9 – 13.

Would you deem this as conclusive and no further testing is required?

Very anxious around this and really need to put this behind me.


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Francesca Bard, BioSure (UK) Ltd
 Used on 25th November 2019

Hi Over testing? I would say given the amount of tests you have carried out that your username is very accurate. I am unable to comment on the accuracy of the lab tests which have been performed however the BioSURE HIV self tests you have performed at 12 and 13 weeks are conclusive negative results. There will be no need to retest, I would recommend putting the incident behind you and moving forward making more informed choices. Kindest regards Francesca Bard, BioSure (UK) Ltd

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