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If a person is willing to do a blood test for HIV is that a good sign?

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Dr. Rhonda Simons
14 years experience in Family Medicine
HIV Honesty: It could be assumed good that a new special someone willing to do a blood test for HIV and (while they are at it) herpes i ; ii, but the results will only be known when the tests come back. You cannot tell if people have HIV or herpes by looking at them, as they might not even know themselves. With herpes, you can have only one breakout but are still infected (and can infect others) for life.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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Dr. Rhonda Simons
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It is always wise to use barrier protection to protect against many other STD's until you are in a long-term relationship and are willing to accept all the risks that go along with unprotected sex.
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