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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
6 months: To be sure you need to get a HIV nucleic acid test at 6 months after exposure. Have a healthy diet, exercise, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, an... Read More
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
It is the same: 12 weeks x 7 days = 84 days 4 wks = 1 month 12 wks = 3 months 3 months is 90 days. About the same!

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Concensus is 4 weeks: Both biological principles of the test and expert opinion favor 28 days. Few if any HIV experts report ever having a patient with new HIV who didn't h... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No, not true: According to all HIV experts, whoever advised that is mistaken. It is never necessary to test later than 3 months after exposure, and most tests are c... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 31 years experience
An EGD, G.i. doctor: To get a 'good look' at the esophagus, a gastroenterologist (G.I.) doctor usually takes an 'endoscope' down the throat & esophagus for pictures and p... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Try partner's doctor: I would suggest making an appointment with the doctor or clinic where your partner gets his HIV treatment. It's a fair bet s/he understands all a... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Not necessarily : There is nothing magical about HIV care. If your gp is comfortable with the meds and you are comfortable with him/her, no real reason to change.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Oral HIV: I don't know what single symptom did you show in your mouth and the answer was no. There are many HIV oral infections which need tests to confirm them... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamel Sadek
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Infectious Disease: Look for an infectious disease physician, especially one who dedicates most of his or her time into treating hiv/aids patients.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
It depends on..: ... which test is being used. Most HIV tests in use today are maximally accurate in the 12 week window you requested. But a few are maximally accurate... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease 18 years experience
Context & symptoms: If there is an opportunity to test a patient for hiv, we'll take it! in situations where there 1) repeated infections such as abscesses or pneumonia... Read More

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