Need retest or not?
Mar 9, 2012
Thanks for reply, i have unsafe sex 3 months ago and we test our blood(Hiv) at 90 days and result came all negative should we need another test or not? plz answer me, hoping ur answer, thank you.
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi Not knowing the status of the person you were with, the answer is that for rapid HIV tests, whether oral swab or blood are very accurate at 28 days, and conclusive at 90 days. However, when someone has had a known exposure to someone with HIV, you could perform a six month test, just to be extra cautious.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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