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How Soon After Exposure Can An Hiv Test Give Results

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Is the medicines after exposure of 6 months affect the HIV test results?

Sir,I had a sex with girl on the 21/12/08.In June,2009 I got fever, cold and cough. It has 7 days. doctor advised to take the medicine and hot water.after 7 days it went off.After I got body pains.so I went total body check up at 31/06/09. At the...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Dear Srinu,Medication will not cause your HIV test to be falsely negative. Since you have tested more than 9 months after your possible exposure (you do not even know if she had HIV) there is no need to have further testing. You have not... Read more »
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Is negative test result at 94 days post exposure conclusive ?

Posted by Iampanicked, 2 Replies
I got my HIV1 &2 antibodies screening test done, serum and HIV 1/2 & P24 combo test (CMIA) done today, it came non reactive ! In the bottom of the result it says results to be clinically correlated and rarely false negativity/Positivity... Read more »

6weeks/post exposure/pep meds result

Posted by justagirl72
So my employee health nurse called to let me know that my test for HIV and Hep C were Negative..yay..but I know its not conclusive. my HepB was reactive but I have an immunity from a vaccine..so now its back to the waiting game and counting the... Read more »

Negative result 3 week post exposure?(4th gen duo)

Posted by anxious66, 1 Reply
Hi my risk as mentioned before was unprotected oral (MSM) giving, no ejaculation was for about a minute... divided in 3 times.. so about 20 seconds each time.

took a hiv duo 4th gen test 3 weeks and a few days post exposure, with a negative result.... Read more »

My Results - From Risky Exposure.

Posted by bigtar, 3 Replies
As you know my exposure handjob with open sore and a massage while she cracked my fingers. The girl was from china, HIV is high in CHINA.

I tested for HIV 1/2 ab/ag (Is this duo???) at 27 or 28 days exposure. Do I need more testing?

I am still... Read more »