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I recently had unprotected sex with a female (vaginal sex)

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JA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?
Customer: i recently had unprotected sex with a female (vaginal sex)
JA: Is this your first time reaching out for information about this? In general, how would you describe your overall health?
Customer: average
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Diabetic (on metformin 500mg)
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: HIV and AIDS
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 10 months ago.

Hello this is Dr. Salama MD,

What question can I answer for you?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
on Oct.1st i had unprotected sex with a female (vaginal sex). then the following weekend i had sex again with her oct.8th.
I don't know her status. I had anxiety about stds and hiv. I took an HIV RNA PCR TEST on Oct.11 which came back Negative and then i took another HIV RNA PCR TEST on Oct.17th. i did get tested for chylamdia and gonerrea and i tested positive for Gonerrea which i figured because i had pain after i urinate and discharge. doctor gave me two antibiotic pills and a shot in my butt (i think penicillin). since then the pain when i urinate is gone but still feel weird tingling feeling in my penis and kinda feel body soreness but other than that i feel okay. Whats the Odds i caught Gonerrea and HIV? am i testing too soon. i read RNA test is accurate in the window period of 7-12 days after exposure?
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 10 months ago.

There is no particular correlation between Gonorrhea and HIV so it is not sure that you have both.

The HIV RNA PCR test can have a window period of up to 4 weeks.

I would recommend getting retested for HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia again on 11/1.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

If not, please don't forget to leave a positive rating (bonus appreciated) as that's the only way I get credit for answering your question.

Thank you!

Expert:  Michael Salama replied 9 months ago.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

If not, please don't forget to leave a rating, thanks!