Richard, a question about test results...
Feb 23, 2014
I had a test 30 days and 115 days (almost 4 months) after an unfortunate episode where I was raped. Both tests came back negative: the 30 day test was an HIV-1/HIV-2 AB Screen test, and my test was 115 days after the incident and was a rapid test at a planned parenthood facility.
Having said that, am I trending towards not infected? I feel pretty confident, but some extra opinions don't hurt :)
Thanks for your advice!
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi I'm so sorry to hear about your experience. And happy to be able to tell you that you are HIV free from this. The testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure and then again at 90 days. As long as there are no other exposures happened during this time frame than the results are conclusive.
You are HIV free!
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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