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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HIV is hard to get: You have a 95% chance of being fine with that test. If you want to test again you should. But, if you have any high risk exposure remember you can pre ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No*: The real-life answer is no. *however, anything can happen theoretically, but we can't live our lives that way, can we? There is risk to every singl ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Very accurate: The oral fluids HIV test is very accurate, virtually 100% 3 months or more after the last possible exposure to the virus. Also, oral sex is extremely ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
It is less likely: that you received HIV transmission, however in the first 3 months it is common to have negative titers despite being infected. I would check another ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Very accurate: The oral fluids HIV antibody test is the only one that sometimes takes 3 months to be positive. (All blood tests these days are conclusive by 4-8 week ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
HIV: Sounds like you're having some pretty common health annoyances & are worried they're due to HIV. First, the chance of of getting HIV from 1 encoun ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe, maybe not: In general, the particular tests offered are up to each individual clinic. The oral fluids test is a bit less reliable than the blood tests, including ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: You'll almost always have antibodies by this time. If you're obsessing over whether you have hiv, pay extra for a test for the virus nucleic acid your ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HIV testing: A negative test after six months is valid. No further testing is needed.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Accurate but: high false negative rates in the first 2-3 months after initial exposure. I would check HIV screening blood test 3 months after exposure, then if tha ... Read More
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