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HIV window period

Hi
Sometime in march 2013 I shared a needle with someone, who said they were HIV negative, but I started to have terrible anxiety about it later on. I went and got tested at 50 days and it came back negative. I was still uneasy due to what the internet says about HIV and the window period so I went back at 120 days, which is past the 3 month mark, to get tested and it also came back negative; still I am a little worried because I keep seeing a 6 month period and I am wondering if it is necessary for me to get retested or am I just over thinking it.
Thanks
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Avatar m tn
3 months is when you can obtain a conclusive negative test result. You way over tested and you do not have HIV.
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Avatar f tn
Thank you so much and for a speedy reply!
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Avatar m tn
There is no such window period as 6 months.It's 3 months--end of story.
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