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Desperately seeking rational voice on test result

Jun 26, 2005

Dear Doctor,

By my generous approximation, my last potential exposure to HIV was oral sex that occurred 26 weeks ago. (It may have actually been 27 or 28 weeks ago). I was tested with ELISA last week and it came back negative. Am I safely enough beyond the window period to trust that I am negative? Thank you so much for your help. This website is a great resource.

Response from Dr. Frascino


Personally I would have said you were "safely enough beyond the window period to trust that I am negative" when you hit week 13. So to answer your specific question, yep!


Stay safe. Stay well.

Dr. Bob

Performed oral sex with minor cut on lip; Terrified!!!

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