Risk of HIV and when to Test
May 30, 2013
Dear Dr. Richard Cordova,
I have two quick questions,
1) I was so stupid to perform oral sex (I was giving not receiving) on a woman I don't know for not more than 20 seconds. I wonder if you could give me an indication of the risk of contracting HIV from this (I am really concerned!)?
2) When is the very earliest date - after the incidence - that I could undertake a combi-test?
Thanks a lot in advance.
Response from Mr. Cordova
1: Not very likely. In fact, I'd almost want to say "no risk".
2: I do not think you need to test for this incident. However, if you needed to test for your peace of mind then 90 days from the incident will provide you with a conclusive result.
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