should i be concerned
Oct 6, 2012
hi, i work for a dental office. And i was changing the dental traps without gloves and i have eczema with cuts on my finger i got tested and it was nnegative but should i get tested again?
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.
The type of exposure you experienced does carry a low risk of HIV transmission.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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