Originally Posted by joggen
You were NEVER at risk for HIV from receiving oral sex, DID NOT needed testing, and your negative test result CONFIRMED that you did not catch HIV from your NO RISK situation of 1 year ago. False negatives are an urban MYTH and have no relevance to your situation anyway, since you DID NOT put yourself at risk for HIV. You tested WELL AFTER the window period (3 months), and rapid tests are EQUALLY reliable as traditional antibody tests after the window period.
You DO NOT have HIV and should just forget about this and move on with your life.
Hey Joggen thanks for your post, I really appreciate it.
Just 1 thing. I know some people say oral is no risk and some say it is. But if you go to some so called authoritative sites they say this
"Like all sexual activity, oral sex carries some risk of HIV transmission "
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"Can HIV be transmitted through oral sex?
The short answer is yes. But the risk is lower than some other sexual activities."
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But maybe they are talking about giving oral rather than receiving it.
Also I checked the test the lab used on me and it said something like out of maybe 2500 people testing negative, 15 were false negatives. So I think the ratio is pretty good, a negative predictive value of over 99% but I think false negatives still could occur based on the above.
What do you think of my logic? Thanks.