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Getting Hiv Test 6 Weeks After Exposure

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HIV exposure while getting HIV test? Forgive me if I sound stupid...

After 13 whole weeks of worrying, it was finally time to get tested after having sex with a girl in college in which no condom was used. I was a wreck walking into the free clinic. The test giver/counselor was helpful, and during our "talk...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Your risk of contracting HIV during your HIV OraQuick test is completely nonexistent. If HIV were acquired that easily, it would have wiped the planet out long ago. Your fears are unwarranted. In light of your irrational fears surrounding HIV, I... Read more »

Tested negative at 24 weeks post exposure I took pep

Hi doctor I have recently tested negative using a rapid antibody test at 24 weeks post exposure. My... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wisconsin Patients Getting Tested for HIV After Misuse of Equipment

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel : Disease Exposure Via Medical Devices A Growing Concern, CDC Says Diabetic patients who may have been exposed to blood-borne diseases at a Madison-based clinic are now getting tested for hepatitis and HIV. A nurse who... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Preparing for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Table of Contents Introduction PrEP to Prevent HIV Infection The Different Flavours of PrEP The Changing Terminology: Microbicides as a Form of PrEP What Is Being Researched? What Evidence Is Available So Far -- Does PrEP Work? Partial... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a type of antiviral therapy for HIV designed to reduce (but not eliminate) the possibility of infection with the virus after a known exposure. Currently, PEP is primarily intended for the prevention of infection... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Testing for HIV

Should I get tested? How long after a possible exposure should I wait to get tested? How do HIV tests work? What are the different HIV screening tests available in the United States? If I test HIV negative, does that mean that my sex partner... Read more »
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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 »

Is folliculitis a sign of early HIV? Im 8 weeks into my exposure.

Posted by treeoflife1, 1 Reply
Had a negative 7 week oraquick test, i have 2 infected hair follicles on my arms....

Also would anyone know if getting my wisdom teeth taken out would delay my time for seroconversion? Read more »

i got tested for hiv 6 weeks after exposure

Posted by lookingforhelp, 1 Reply
i got tested at 6 week after exposure it was negative. what is the odds i will test positive later on. my anxiety is killing me. it actually put me in the hospital, there did more whit count test all were normal can anyone please help me Read more »

4 week 'negative' girlfriend showing extreme symptoms post (my) exposure

Posted by 908320498, 10 Replies
Hi guys,

Firstly - thank you for running such an informative service. I have already posted this on another forum but maybe you - as experts - can help shed some light / further offer some assistance.

Please help me.

45 days ago - whilst traveling... Read more »