Hiv exposure testing question.

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I hooked up with a guy that I am unaware of his std status. We used a condom both times. I do not believe it broke as he didn’t state it did and he didn’t freak out. I actually seen him remove it off after he took his penis out. But I’m not sure if it could have been broken. That would be the second time. I took a 4th generation test 8 weeks after the second time. 10 weeks after the first. They came back negative. I also took an antibody oral rapid test at 8 weeks. Also negative. My question is how likely is it that my answer will change since. I have a reoccurring yeast infection that won’t go away. And no other symptoms that I’ve noticed. So that’s freaking me out. I took another 4th generation test 11 weeks after 2 exposure. And waiting on the results. 

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    I do not think he would have not told you if it broke..  That is good you are playing it safe but you have to be careful.  Just in case.  He seam like he is a good guy he would have told you and like you said you would have freaked Out  Take care  ken 
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    When you say that would be the second time do you mean the second time you had sex or potentially the second time the condom broke?

    In all honesty, catching HIV is pretty difficult. Even with a HIV positive person, and unprotected sex, you are not guaranteed to catch it. The risk would be even lower if they were taking medication for it.

    So your chances of infection are really quite low. Particularly since you have no reason to believe the condom broke.

    Whilst it is still wise to take a test at the 3 month mark, I honestly don't think there is a reason to worry too much.

    I had a neighbour with HIV. He slit his throat. Despite having a cut in my hand and getting blood sprayed in my eye I held his artery shut for 20 minutes waiting for the paramedics. That's about as high risk as you can get and I didn't catch anything.

    Try not to worry.

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      Thank you for replying. No if anything the condom would’ve/could’ve broke one time the second time we had sex. But I seen and heard him snap it off after he took it out from me. I didn’t notice any sperm inside me after the fact. I tested 8 weeks after for The 4th generation test. 
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