Jan 17, 2013
hi dr lisa , i had a sex with prostitute unknown status of her ,my condom was broken ,after that i had lot of symptoms like cough, cold, headache, body pain, muscle pain,but no rashes and flu ,then i did hiv antobody test at 90th day and 130th day both were negative now my 6th month but no more severe symtpoms ,but i cannot trust these results bcoz of my past symptoms ,pls tell me am i hiv free? i want to do anymore test? i waiting for your valuable answer. thank you for your time
Response from Dr. Hightow-Weidman
Hello there First the guidelines for testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure then again at 90 days if this test is negative than so are you. There is no need for further testing if there have been no other exposures during the 90 days. The symptoms you described would not have affected the test results. Take care, LHW
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