Jun 5, 2011
my parents are aids patients their age is father-60 mother- 52. and my age is 32- male. and we came to know that they are hiv+ before 6 months . i was living with my kid with them for 6 months and i got job at out station before one year. my question wheather we can go for blood test for confirmation of HIV+ or not
Response from Dr. Henry
Risk of HIV infection from casual contact is incredibly small so an HIV test may relieve some anxiety in your situation but generally not necessary due to the low risk-if you have never been tested I recommend a baseline test for general health purposes. KH
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