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A 23-year-old female asked:

There is a situation where i got injured by needle syringe that already been used. i do the hiv test 3 times in 3 months and got all negatives result. but am i still possible to get hiv infection?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Not infected: Assuming you had standard HIV tests (antigen-antibody, i.e. 4th generation, or 3rd generation antibody test) more than 6-8 weeks after the event, and for sure by 3 months, the negative results prove you weren't infected. No worries.
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