Jul 20, 2007
Okay, Doc!!!! i know why u did not answer my earlier question. But hey!, i still wanna share this with all and i sincerely hope you will post this. my possible exposure was 3 months back with a sex worker. Fell sick 3+ weeks later,...fever, blah...blah..blah....did a 4 weeks test.-ve. worried still. condition did not improve. did a 10 week test.-ve. Now, i just got my 13 weeks test result, -ve too. yahoo???? or drag my life around until the 6 months test?frankly, i have wasted 2 months of my life worrying and my anxiety has caused my body to react in ways i never thought possible.Doc....your comments?
Response from Dr. Frascino
It's WOO-HOO, not YAHOO!
A YAHOO is a vile, savage creature with filthy and unpleasant habits that resembles a human being (but is subject to Houyhnhnms) in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels. It's also an online information portal.
A WOO-HOO, on the other hand, is an urban slang term to convey monumental happiness. Here, let me use it in a sentence. There will be much WOO-HOOing the day we impeach the YAHOOs Bush/Cheney.
Getting away from semantics and back to your question, a negative 13-week HIV-antibody test following a routine potential HIV exposure without extenuating circumstances is indeed WOO-HOOable, even if it's a Yahoo doing the WOO-HOOing.
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