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i want to wait for 6 months?
Oct 1, 2012

hello dr i had a sex with call girl my condom was broken i did hiv 1/2 antibody screen test that was negative at 90th day but the lab worker said to wait for 6 months is this true so the 90th day result is not conclusive? pls guide me

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.

You don't need to wait for 6 months, 3 months is conclusive.

Be well and stay safe, Shannon



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