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What my doctor says :(

Mar 14, 2013

My doctor says six months is a good sign but not conclusive and that I must test all the way out to a year because I have symptoms. :( fml I dunno if I'll make it that long?? I've already had three negative hiv1/2 elisa tests latest being six months from my one time unprotected exposure. What do I do!?!?!?

Response from Ms. Southall

Hi The guidelines for testing are currently to be tested at 3 weeks then again at 90 days. If no other exposures happened during this time than the results are conclusive. A few years ago it was 6 months and before that a year. With science continuing to improve things the most recent test has brought the ability to identify the antibodies by 90 days and there are test about to be approved for 1 month.

Be well and stay safe, Shannon

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