Tested negative at 24 weeks post exposure I took pep
Jul 22, 2013
I have recently tested negative using a rapid antibody test at 24 weeks post exposure. My question is: are my results finally conclusive? Can I stop testing and have unprotected sex with my girlfriend.
I had an exposure to a small amount of blood which came into contact with my skin which was intact and possibly my eyes,nose or mouth. This may or may not have occurred due to the blood getting on my hand and that I only noticed it much later.
My doctor put me on combivir, which I completed. To date I have had multiple negative rapid tests and a negative HIV DNA pcr test which was performed 14 days after stopping pep. The last rapid test was done at 24 weeks post exposure.
Can I now stop testing and move on with confidence in my negative results?
Thank you very much for your advice
Response from Dr. Wohl
You are free and clear. Have sex with your girlfriend with impunity.
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