Concerned about AIDS
Mar 21, 2003
Been tested for Hepatitis C. I'm okay. Worried about possible AIDS/HIV. Subject has Hep. C, ex-needle user, drug addict now, which was unknown. What are syptoms; how long should you be tested? Told up to three to five years of blood work?
Response from Dr. Dieterich
After 3 months if you check both HCV and HIV viral loads you can stop worrying about that exposure. If you use antibodies you should wait 6 months.DTD
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