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How Long After Sex Until I Can Be Tested For Hiv

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Hepatitis Testing and HIV

Dr. McGovern, I received a hepatitis b antibody test ~19 weeks after a potentially risky encounter. The encounter was comprised of a shared sex toy. i was anally penetrated by a sex toy that was possibly used on someone else prior to it being used...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Yes, I would also test for HCV and HIV to be certain those are negative.If you had acquired hepatitis B infection, by 19 weeks I would have expected your hepatitis Read more »

HIV testing, how long should you wait

how long should you wait after having unprotected sex to be tested for HIV?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...A test should be done immediately to rule out the fact that you may have been infected with HIV from a previous exposure. Otherwise, regualrt antibody testing should be done at 6 and 12 weeks. If at any time during this Read more »

unsafe sex to testing

how long do i have to wait after having unprotected sex to get tested for HIV? it happened 2 days ago.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...time interval that you are most comfortable with when getting an anitbody test. Please read the CDC's FAQ sheet "Testing for HIV" (http://www.thebody.com/cdc/faq/testingFAQ.html) for more information about testing and the window period.RMK Read more »

can a person get tested pos after a negative test?

Im hiv+ i don't know for how long but it was detected a couple months ago, i've had sex with my boyfriend about 3 times before that, he got tested after i was detected and his test got neg. he's a top and im worry because he has to get another test,...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Yes, depending on the timing of possible exposure and timing of when the test was performed. Read more »
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should i get a hiv test?

Posted by neri, 1 Reply
...I met my boyfriend last February, he is working abroad, we had sex only once. he is insisting that i should get a test for hiv. i don't know why he keeps on insisting on it. is there a possibility that he has hiv and he's just not telling me?a... Read more »

anel sex

Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies
I am a streaght male and engage in anel sex several times a week with my whife. also she has a fetish to do my butt with toys,are there any health risks because we do this so much? bob Read more »

pep and testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i was on pep .how long should i wait to get tested if i have a pcr test? Read more »

question please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... I just tested negative for hiv on Tues the 8 and had sex that day , should I get tested again ,I wore protection and If I should get tested how long should Read more »