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Hiv Testing Time After Exposure

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Does Repeated Exposure Affect Testing?

Hello,If, say, your partner unwittingly contracts HIV and continues to have sex with you will tests still show up positive 3 months out from first exposure even though you have been exposed again to the same person more recently?Thanks a lot. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...become infected with HIV will develop detectable levels of anti-HIV antibodies in their blood within four to six weeks following exposure and primary infection. We recommend waiting until the three-month mark (from time of exposure) for a... Read more »

exposure to HIV

I met a woman exposed to HIV for a year via unprotected sex with a man who had HIV the whole time... Read more »

Hepatitis testing after occupational exposure

I read your response to a person who had begun pep [Post-Exposure Prophylaxis] for a occupational... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Structure and Outcomes of a HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program in a High HIV Prevalence Setup in Western Kenya

... "In 2001, HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) was initiated in western Kenya," explained the authors of the current study, which sought to describe the Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you should wait for two months before being tested. You can also test right away and then again... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...overall most reliable way for individuals to learn their HIV status. That being said, individuals who have had a recent exposure to HIV and experience symptoms consistent with seroconversion (flu-like symptoms), can request a viral load test... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...Risk of Infecting Others The number of HIV particles in the blood is much higher during acute HIV infection than later on. Exposure to the blood of someone in the acute phase of infection is more likely to result in infection than exposure to... Read more »
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boyfriend just tested positive for hiv

Posted by lion355, 1 Reply
... I was negative in the beginning of our relationship and he was untested. I tested again this past November 23 and my last exposure date was November 5. I tested because on his last visit here he fell with pneumonia (we thought it was the flu... Read more »

Exposed and worried

Posted by abcd1234, 4 Replies
...3 months but I'm worried sick. I think b/c I was insertive and it was so short my risk should be minimal, but I know I was exposed regardless so I'm curious how worried I should be. Can I get tested at 4 or 6 weeks for some reassurance before... Read more »

worried about test results

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i had a high risk exposure to hiv. while having sex with female , who i later found out was poz, the condom slipped off during sex. my question is, i tested Read more »

Help I Need Answers Think I've Been Exposed To Hiv

Posted by Fearful26, 2 Replies
...101 or 102,pretty high.They took urine samples.I told them i have white tongue,my lips felt dry i told them i think i've been exposed to a std,i did'nt say hiv.They gave me some meds for a infection or bactaria,i took it the same day.Lately from... Read more »