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just wunderin am i + or ------?
May 24, 2009

How u doin Dr.robert..i wish u doin alright all the time and keep advising us about the right tings(biggest fan of you)!!..ok i have a question..i had unprotected insertive oral sex from 45 days and 3 hours ago... after 10 days of exposure i went to get tested and the result was +hiv1 and indeterminate hiv2..so iam like WHAT!!!!and then the doctor asked me to retest to confirm the result so it comes up negativeeeeeeeeeeeee thats after 40 days from exposure and i did another elisa comes up negative as well....is that agood sign BOB??!! pls i need ur karmaaaaaaaaaa..thanks for you time from PHILLY

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello Philly-guy,

The sum of your tests (HIV-1 positive, HIV-2 indeterminate followed by a negative confirmatory test and negative repeat ELISA) at 40 days from the time of your last potential exposure indicates that at the 40-day mark you are HIV negative. However, please note HIV-antibody tests taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered to be definitive or conclusive. The HIV-acquisition risk from unprotected insertive oral sex is extremely low. Your 40-day negative test is extremely encouraging. All the odds are definitely in your favor but you still need another test at the 3 month mark. My good-luck karma has been sent!

Good luck Philly-guy.

Dr. Bob



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