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Sep 29, 2001

I was tested for Hiv 8 years after possible exposure and it was negative and I recently learned that a guy I was with is hiv+.I am really freaking out Should I be worried even though I had a test 8 years after I was with him and it was negative.Is there anyway the test was a false negative after 8 years?

Response from Dr. Aberg

NO, if it has been 8 years since you had contact with this person and your HIV test is negative, you do not have HIV. You do not need to get another test.


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