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please help me, it is the third time that i wrote you, but no answer
Jun 21, 2007

dear dr. bob, please answer me this time, im very worry.

i had sex with a positive gay and i was tested four times negative during 14 weeks after the risk. must i still be worry? must i test again? please answer me

sebastian 19 years, cologne-germany

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello Sebastian from Cologne, Germany,

If you had protected sex and the latex condom did not fail, no further testing is required and you can WOO-HOO with confidence. However, if you had unprotected sex with an HIV-positive person, you'll need an additional test at the six-month mark to confirm definitively your HIV-negative status.

Good luck! Remember to always use latex condoms for penetrative sex to avoid worries like this in the future, OK?

Dr. Bob



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