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ex Partner Diagnosed with HIV
Apr 4, 2010

Hello Doctor I wanted to ask your advice. An Ex-Partner of mine recently (two days ago) disclosed to me that he is HIV Positive. We split up at the end of May 2009. Since then I have not had any sexual relations, and tested on the 1 March 2010 for all STDs including HIV, thankfully all my results were negative.

Can I assume that these results are conclusive, knowing that an ex partner of mine has been diagnosed as having HIV. Should I have another test or test out until 12 Months.

As you can imagine I am stressed, so not thinking logically, please help!

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi,

Your negative HIV test 10 months after your last exposure is definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. (Anything after six months would be considered definitive.)

HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV testing is warranted.

Be well. Stay well.

Dr. Bob



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