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How log should I wait after a potential HIV exposure before getting tested?
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Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 4 to 6 months
Best time to get a good test us 4 to 6 months.

In brief: 4 to 6 months
Best time to get a good test us 4 to 6 months.
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
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Dr. David Rosenthal
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Right away
It's good go get tested right away for baseline testing, and then to be tested 4 to 6 weeks later again.
Some lab tests can detect a new HIV infection within a few days, while others require a few weeks... It really depends on which test the doctor orders.

In brief: Right away
It's good go get tested right away for baseline testing, and then to be tested 4 to 6 weeks later again.
Some lab tests can detect a new HIV infection within a few days, while others require a few weeks... It really depends on which test the doctor orders.
Dr. David Rosenthal
Dr. David Rosenthal
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