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Took two oraquick swab test both were negative had unprotected

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Took two oraquick swab test both were negative had unprotected sex between 4r 5 years ago
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 4 years ago.
Hello,

Welcome to Just Answer.

Why did you take the test?

Do you have any symptom?

Did you blood tests before?

Thank you.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Home no no
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 4 years ago.
Thank you for the information,

Oraquick test is quite sensitive.

But it can miss one in 12 & can give false negative.

Antibody tests takes 2-8 weeks with a mean time of 4 weeks to be positive.

If negative repeat test can be taken at 3 and 6 months.

When you had sex 4-5 years back antibody should be detected by this time.

To make it confirmed, I would suggest to have a consultation with doctor & have a blood test.

I hope this information helps.

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