|My dad is infected in 1987, I was born 1990 but HIV negative?
Jan 6, 2013
Hi I'm 22. My dad was infected with HIV in 1987 after a blood transfusion. It lay dormant for years and he got sick in 1995 and that's when we realized he has AIDS. I was tested and I'm HIV negative, last time I was tested was a few months ago and I'm still negative. Is it possible? Should I continue to test regularly? Is it still dormant in my case or should I rest assured I'm not infected? Thanks
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Yes it's possible. Your mother would have had to become infected and then pass it on to you. That didn't appear to happen.
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