A 40-year-old male asked:
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hiv scare 7 weeks ago, took pep, had my first blood test today, 7 weeks post exposure, results negative, i know too soon to tell but how good is it?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends on the test: Most people will be viral load positive by then but not necessarily antibody positive.
Answered on Apr 29, 2013
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