|brief unprotected anal with hiv poz guy tested neg at 45 days
Feb 19, 2009
Dr. Bob you have no idea how much you have helped me throughout the last several months. So thank you very much!! I'm hoping to be able to woo-hoo very soon.
The entire 4 months i was with my BF he was hiv + (he didn't know it until after we stopped seeing each other). We did everything sexually but always safe...except ironically, the very last time we were together. I topped him for under 2 mins without a condom..no visible blood.
tested negative at 45 days. in my research i noticed several legit doctors saying a 6 week test is 95-99% accurate...some even saying it is difinitive.
I know i need to get tested at 3 months and i will do so.
but are there any hard stats or facts about the 6 week test? just curious..im anxious to put hiv behind me and focus my energy more on helping my friend out.
Thanks again doctor.
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Basically what we can advise with certainty is that the vast majority of HIV-infected folks will have detectable levels of anti-HIV antibodies in their plasma (blood) within four to six weeks. The guidelines continue to recommend a test at three months for a definitive result. Your negative test at 45 days is very encouraging.
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