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I had an encounter with a person with unknown HIV status. Within almost 2 years after the event I had been tested probably 4-6 times. With the earliest test being 2 months after and the last being a year and a half after. They have all been negative however, I'm worried that I am indeed infected with HIV and that for some reason (Window period, genetic mutation) i'm not posting a positive diagnosis. It has been tearing apart my life and I really don't know what to do. I'm worried if I keep on testing it just wont show up and my CDC count will get lower?
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You do not have HIV, you are conclusively Negative. Any test done after 3 months of the last exposure is final and conclusive
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Hi thanks for your reply, but I've read many places that you should wait till 6 months to get retested? I'm just so scared and I have no clue what to do. I'm worried that maybe I didn't get the best tests done? I've done a test where they give me the result back in a minute after they prick my finger and take some blood. I've done a test where they took a vile of blood and I got the results back 2 weeks later. I'm wondering if any tests are better than most?
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Seek a therapist for your anxiety issue. You can't believe conclusive tests then there is not much for us to tell you. "What if" is not reality.
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