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Tested at 3 weeks. Negative. Am I in the clear?
May 18, 2012

So I just got tested 3 weeks after a possible exposure(it was protected) and it was negative. Should I worry about it anymore or can it be a false-neg?

Response from Ms. Southall

Hi The guidelines for testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks and then again at 3 months. If both tests are negative then so are you. Your risk of HIV transmission is very small since you used protection. So the likelihood of you being positive is small, but getting tested to ensure your status is important.

Be well and stay safe, Shannon



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