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How Often Should You Be Tested After Exposure To HIV

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3 negative tests after exposure to HIV

Hello, I was having unprotected sex with someone who I just found out is now HIV+. I am unsure if this person was HIV when we were dating or not, but now I am paranoid that I may be HIV positive too. It's been six years since this has happened...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
You are well past any window for seroconversion and you no longer need to test. If you experience a lot of anxiety you might want to speak with a health care professional about techniques to control it.Relax!-David... Read more »

HIV test after 7 months - exposure with HIV positive person

Dear doctor,I tested negative on fourth generation HIV A,B/p24 test on day 223 since my oral... Read more »

Tested Negative after exposure to HIV am I okay?

Had unprotected insertive anal sex with someone who was HIV POs. I tested negative on Elisa test 7... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill Allowing Teachers to Request HIV Tests After Exposure to Students' Blood

Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle (D) on Friday signed a bill (SB 230 ) that will allow teachers to require students to take an HIV test if a teacher is exposed to their blood, the AP/ St. Paul Pioneer Press reports (Richmond, AP/ St. Paul Pioneer Press ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Students at Missouri High School Tested for HIV Following Concern of Exposure to Virus, AP/Google.com Reports

Students at a suburban St. Louis high school are being tested for HIV after an HIV-positive individual told health officials that as many as 50 students might have been exposed to the virus, the AP/Google.com reports. The St. Louis County Health... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Unique, Statewide Program of Acute HIV Testing and Partner Outreach Finds That Many Acute Infections in North Carolina May Stem From Exposure to Chronically Infected Patients

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Lawrence Hospital Surgery Patients Warned of Possible Hepatitis, HIV Exposure

Ten surgery patients of Lawrence Hospital Center (LHC) in Bronxville are being notified of the need to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C due to improperly cleaned equipment. The state Department of Health said the hospital reported... Read more »
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Testing for Hiv-accuracy of test after Exposure!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Anyone please help with this one!! IF you had a possible exposure to Hiv, how long Before Tests will pick up the infection, and how accurate are the rapid Hiv tests against the Elisa tests? If you are Elisa negative at 8 weeks after infection and 12... 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 »

Risk of exposure and how to cope until HIV testing date (6 months from now)?

Posted by JohnKan, 1 Reply
Hi - very anxious and would like to ask your help.
I am about 29 years of age. At 13th July 2013 (at about 5pm), against my better judgement, i was involved in vaginal sex with a sex worker in Malaysia. It was the first time I am involved in sex and... Read more »

Possible exposure to hiv and subsequent testing schedule

Posted by stuffjunk, 1 Reply
Hi,

So on December 5th I had receptive anal sex with a 20 year old guy I met online. We used condoms and lubricant, however very shortly after first achieving intromission he noticed that the condom had torn. We replaced it and continued. We both... Read more »