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Does hypothyroidism affect the window period of 3 months? i took a test beyond 90 days and was negative in late april 2015, and now i'm reading all sorts of conflicting information. i keep reading that taking an hiv test three months post-exposure minus

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Nucleic acid test: Hypothyroidism should not affect the window period. If your exposure was more than 3 months ago, you should get a HIV nucleic acid test. If that is negative, it will essentially rule out HIV infection.

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