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Is A 3 Month Test Accurate

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is a 2 month test accurate

I had a low risk encounter, a prostitute performed oral sex on me. i had some symptoms the following day that lasted for a week. I got tested at exactly 2 months it came back negative. Is thi an accurate result or do i need to wait one more month?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
An antibody test is only considered accurate after three months have elapsed. It is likely that a person would develop a detectable level antibodies after one month of infection, but it is not a guarantee. Testing before three months is not... Read more »

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I am worried my 3 month test isnt accurate.

Posted by Worried12, 11 Replies
First let me say I am sorry for asking "stupid" questions. I think I have an anxiety disorder, and I will seek help when this HIV thing is resolved. I was tested at nearly 4 months, but I have heard it is possible to not be accurate until 6 months.... Read more »

Can anyone tell me how accurate is a 1-month test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
even if you used protection?

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How accurate is a post 2 month test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello ,
I really stressing out over here. This week will be exactly 4 weeks post exposure for me .Can anybody tell me how accurate the test wil be , in the event that i took it.

Also , have there been any documented cases of people testing negative... Read more »

How accurate is this tests

Posted by diskpart, 2 Replies
I had a risky encounter about 8 and a half - 9 months back.

last week i went to the doctor and i Did a HIV 1/2 Ab + P24 Ag test.

How accurate wil this test be at 9 months? before that i also did a HIV PCR test. is that also acurate?

Thanx in advance

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