Rapid Hiv Test After 3 Months

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Re: Am I infected or just getting paranoia?

Had another rapid hiv test at 3 month mark post-exposure... came back negative. Can I woo-hoo? NB: no other exposures since Jan. 2010.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in! (See below.) Because you had a significant exposure to someone confirmed to be HIV positive, it is recommended you have HIV testing at both the three- and six-month marks.Good luck.Dr. BobAm I infected or just getting paranoia? Feb 21,... Read more »

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