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A 32-year-old male asked:

Hello doctors i had pcr hiv qulaitative test after 1month exposure and it was unprotected i also had antibody test with p24 no idea which generation ,at 65 days i had oraquick oralswap test all came negative .isit ok for me?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
You're good: The p24 tests are very reliable at one month. Along with the normal oraquick which is maybe 98% reliable, I'd consider yourself HIV-free. If you are obsessing over this and willing to throw away some money, get a PCR for the virus, but I wouldn't advise it. And cherish having shared love, imperfect as it always is. Be more careful next time, but look back on a wonderful experience.
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