|Am I negative now?
May 3, 2012
I got a blood test and it came back negative at around 4 months. Am I negative?
| Response from Ms. Southall
Hi Yes you are negative, as long as there were no other exposures to HIV after you took the test. There is a window period from time of exposure to when your body develops the antibodies against HIV. The testing guidelines are that you receive the first test at 3 weeks and the next at 3 months. If this test is negative then you are negative.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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