|Are my 3 negatives conclusive?
Feb 23, 2014
Hi, I have had 3 rapid oral hiv tests which all turned out negative. The tests were at 80, 91, and 94 days after my last protected sexual intercourse. There was one incident of unprotected vaginal sex at least 2 weeks prior to the last protected sex. The guy at the clinic said I should be in the clear after the 3rd. This whole experience has scared me more than anything else so far in life. I just want to be able to move on and live without having to worry about hiv from this incident anymore. Do you think I am ok after my 3 negatives? Can I finally let the worries go?
| Response from Ms. Southall
Hi 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.
As long as there were no other exposures during your 90 days, please move on with you life and stop dwelling!!
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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