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The exposures you describe are quite low risk overall.
First off- if you have been vaccinated for Hepatitis B ( and responded to the vaccine( up to 10-20% of people do not), then you have no risk of Hepatitis B.
The exposures you describe would not be risky for Hepatitis C- Hep C can be transmitted sexually- but predominantly with anal sex/ mucosa injury/ exchange of blood.
HIV would also be very uncommon- kissing is not generally a risk for HIV, and oral sex is generally rather safe- the risk with oral sex is likely under 1 in 10 000.
There is some risk for gonorrhea, or syphilis ( and much less for chlamydia) with oral sex- especially if you develop a sore throat I would be tested for these organisms.
To reassure yourself, you can certainly be tested for HIV- but the risk is extremely low.
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I would likely order the test, if only to completely reassure you.
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I would recommend a standard HIV ELISA test- this can be done through any doctor's office, or any clinic.
There is an approved home test- "Home access" which is also highly accurate and reliable and involves you sending in a blood spot, and you are only identified by a code number.
Condoms are very effective, as long as they are used properly- before any exchange of secretions and without breakage.
Your friend the physician could order all the tests , including the HIV test if you wanted to go that way, rather than the mail in kit.
I would do an RPR and syphilis antibody for syphilis
For gonorrhea and chlamydia- I would do a throat swab only of you had a sore throat- and have it sent for gonorrhea and chlamydia PCR.
Hope that helps.
All HIV antibody tests can be negative if tested while in the 'window" period-
That is why we general test about 4-6 weeks after an exposure and then again about 3 months after the exposure.
But the first test- over 95% are positive ( that will be positive) and by 3 months well over 99% are.
No other medications at this point for PEP are needed.
I would test for syphilis also after a couple weeks.