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hiv negative at 8 weeks

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Yes, however, current recommendations are to check again at 3 months.
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not...: ...especially if you have had a negative antigen-antibody (AgAb, "combo", "4th generation") blood test. These tests are conclusive at 6 weeks and no f ... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Never relax: Be thankful that you are not infected with HIV from your adventure eight weeks ago, but never take a risk like that again.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
If positive: It may be conclusive if positive. Negative does not rule out. Do check at 12 weeks and to be sure get a HIV nucleic acid test at 6 months after exposu ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
For sure not HIV: Negative combo test at 8+ weeks proves you do not have HIV. And of course a hundred things other than HIV can cause skin rash. Also, rash is never the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If no high risk sex in the past six months
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
8 tests?: Modern HIV tests are highly sensitive. If negative 90 days after exposure, the chance of being truly negative is 99.9%. If this result is obtained 8 ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Nearly so: A more definitive test would be for HIV nucleic acid. Just to be sure you may wish to repeat the duo test in three months. Unrelated to your question: ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Pretty accurate: you are okay
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aleks Radovic
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Negative: Non-reactive = negative
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: You can stop testing. Please use safe sex. Take care.

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