No symptoms = no HIV?
May 4, 2005
If I have not shown any symptoms in 2 weeks since my possible exposure, is it safe to assume I don't have HIV?
My last possible exposure was with a pro, protected sex, but unprotected cunnilingus (i was giving) in the spa bath.
Response from Dr. Frascino
Unfortunately, no, it is not safe to assume you do not have HIV because you have not demonstrated any symptoms two weeks after your potential exposure. Just as HIV symptoms do not equal HIV disease, no HIV symptoms does not equal no HIV disease. The rule here is very straightforward: If you've placed yourself at risk for HIV, you need to be HIV tested at three months, whether or not you have symptoms.
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