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I HEARD YOU LOVE ANIMALS!!!!! HELP OUT A SCARDY CAT!!!!!!!!
Jun 29, 2008

Dr. Bob, Hello Dr. Kick Ass! hahaha thats your new nickname! How are ya?

Could you please give me some medical assistance. I know 3 months is sufficent for the HIV window period. HOWEVER, just to play it safe I want to wait for 6 months. Now I had an exposure in January, and got tested at 3 months (negative) But I want to get tested at 6 months!

Now that July is right down the road, it will be 6 months from January. 26 weeks is right down the road, but I can only get time off from work at 25 weeks. Will my 25 weeks aka 175 days, be suffient? Or do I have to wait for 26 weeks aka 182 days? Please let me know if 25 weeks is ok?

You really are the best!

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi,

Well, considering that I consider the three-month mark to be definitive and conclusive (barring any extenuating circumstances), I would certainly consider a negative FDA-approved test at day 175 to be more than "sufficient!"

Good luck.

Dr. Kick Ass



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