|need ur advice just this once
Aug 26, 2012
i had sex with an hiv pos woman. i got a flu that i still have up to now. this is my testing history -negative determine finger prick test at 21 weeks -tested negative for hiv(determine test), hbasg, hcag, vdrl at 29 weeks -tested neg again at 31 weeks 5 days with a rapid determine hiv 1/2 test and vdrl for syphilis (a) am i really hiv neg? (b) what about the HBASG, HCAG AND VDRL tests i had so far, can conclude that i dont have hep b, hep c and syphilis?
| Response from Ms. Southall
Hi The guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 3 months, if both of these tests are negative then so are you, as long as there were no other types of exposure during that 3 month period, if so then the timing starts over again.
HIV is negative, the others you will want to continue following up with your health care provider. I'm not sure of the testing procedure for the other tests. But you are HIV free.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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