please help me
Apr 7, 2012
Hello Dr. Southall,sorry my language, i am married man. i have some enlarged at inguinal Lymphs Nodes from 4 months ago to till now. i have been 1 time unsafe exposure one girl 4 months ago. then i have some tested my blood after exposure 4 months and result are wbc is 4000, mb 15.2 esr 03, Neutrophils 69, Lymphocytes 26, Eosinophils 05, Monocytes 01, VDRL/RPR is Non-Reactive, HBsAg, TPHA also Negative, Hiv also Negative. does i test another blood? thanks for your answer.
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi Testing for HIV is to have your first one at 3 weeks from the day of exposure, then at 3 months and the last one at 6 months for a known exposure. Not knowing that status of the person you had sex with you should be tested again at 6 months. If this is negative then you are negative from this experience. 97% of the population will test negative or positive at the 3 month mark and 100% at 6 months.
Hope this helps, be well and stay safe, Shannon
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