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7 Week Negative Rapid Blood Test After Low Risk Exposure

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blood exposure, and negative test at 8 weeks

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blood exposure, and negative test at 8 weeks

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Negative rapid test 5 and a half months post exposure

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Test was negative at 10 weeks after hiv exposure? Can someone tell me what type of hiv test it was?

Posted by Reez79, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with woman born with hiv 4 or 5 times on July 31st. 4 days later she told me she was born with hiv. I went to the hospital that same day and got pep and took it for a month. I stopped taking it on September 9th.

I got a rapid... Read more »

Negative rapid test after four weeks

Posted by csmitty, 1 Reply
Is a negative rapid test after four weeks worth anything? I got that today from planned parenthood but I'm not very relieved. Some say that most seroconvert in four-six weeks but others say that three months is the only conclusive test. Should I be... Read more »

Quick test came negative / 7 weeks after exposure

Posted by Drake, 4 Replies
Oh hi!

I just commited the most stupid thinkg in my life and now i wanna know if i really screwed it up or i f i have anothr chance. Let me start with a little background:
I have sever body image problems. As a result, i lost a lot of weight and my... Read more »

Opinion please 4 false negative rapid tests???

Posted by Jim25, 1 Reply
Hi all.
In September 2011 i had a high risk exposure with vaginal sex for about 3 minutes will on holidays. 2 weeks later i got severe headaches, sore on my anus for 2 days, loss of appetite and 1 white spot on my inner lip.

I took a rapid test after... Read more »