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Do I hAve It?
Mar 6, 2001

Well in the second week of january ..i had unprotected sex. I have had a rash in my groin i think..but it only showed up about last week or two weeks ago..and i have a cold. Could I Have HIV? and how long shud i wait to get tested? Ive only had the cold since saturday thats like 6 weeks after

Response from Mr. Kull

You should wait a minimum of three months after exposure to get tested. Antibody tests, according to different sources, are most accurate between 3 and 6 months following exposure. Please read through the HIV testing archives for more information on the window period.

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