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Guys,

can anyone informed me what the 3 months window period mean, is it 90 days or 12 weeks?

tx
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Yes, all of those.
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Both add up to 3 months' it doesn't matter.
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so, if i take a test at 12 weeks period (84 days) it would be as conclusive as 90 days? the 6 days difference would not make any difference in the test result?
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yes it will not change , can we know your exposure
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My exposure is unprotected vaginal intercourse with a csw in indonesia.

I already had a pcr rna and an hiv antibody test at 40 days and the result is negative for the antibody and undetectable for the PCR RNA test  (dr hhh say that its conclusive), but for comfort and to be on the safe side i'll take another one at the 84 days period (this Thursday). I'm a little bit nervous since there's a small red rash under both of my armpit that shown at 10 weeks period, hope that is not an acute hiv rashes.

thank you for the information guys.

regards,
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580755_tn?1357673215
ARS does not show that late.
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tx vance, i read about that also, just a little bit nervous since i never had any rash before, and this two shown up at the same time, at least in another three days i can get tested and have a conclusive result afterwards.

Tx again
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Dear community members, i miscalculated my window period i got tested at 82 days (2 days before the 12 weeks mark), should i get tested again?
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84 days is conclusive...your test WONT change in two days
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So i don't need to get retested and my 82 days test result is conclusive? tx b4 for your answer lizzie
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Like lizzie said, a few days makes NO difference.  Your result is completely conclusive.

You're obviously spending a LOT of time thinking about this.  I would recommend keeping yourself busy and distracted with other things.  Time to let this go now.
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yes indeed, its been bugging me a lot, thank you for the advise nursegirl i'll find i way to keep me busy rather than to think about this. I'll receive my test result tomorrow, wish me luck, and thank you for the responses.
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