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Hello Dr.
I had an unprotected sex with a girl 3 months ago, i made an HIV test after 65 days and it came negative. The Dr. told me that i don't have to any tests again and not to worry about it. is the result accurate? please answer me. Thanks
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186166 tn?1385259382
65 days is an EXCELLENT indication of your status...but follow up with a test at 3 months for a conclusive result.
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Thank you lizzie, i've been living a nightmare the last months. I am having tonsilities and it's been for 3 weeks. Everyone told me that it's not a symptom of HIV. I would do the second test when i finish exams .. Thank you a lot
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Thank you lizzie, i've been living a nightmare during the last months. I am having tonsilities and it's been for 3 weeks. Everyone told me that it's not a symptom of HIV. I will do the second test when i finish exams .. Thank you a lot for taking your time
186166 tn?1385259382
hhhuuummmm...didnt you just say that same thing?
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Hello again, i just wrote it first but i didn't tag u so i wrote it again and tagged u.. i just want to ask u , are swollen tonsils a sign of HIV?
186166 tn?1385259382
symptoms dont diagnose hiv.

go back and re-read what i've told you.
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I'll do another test when i finish my exams. However, how much in percentage is a chance for turning positive during this period?
1510964 tn?1294212376
However, how much in percentage is a chance for turning positive during this period?
Nobody knows!
All one can say, its a very good indication, but do get a conclusive test at 3 months.
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Good morning ,
I contacted my doctor today and he said that i don't need to retest again . He changed my mood a lot and made me happy . As i read on the world aids day website, they said that the saying that we have to wait 3 months from the exposure to have an  accurate HIV test is no longer accurate , it's just an old thing.
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WRONG. There are no tests marketed or sold that will give a conclusive test result earlier than 3 months.
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The old advice of needing to wait three months for a HIV test is no longer accurate and knowledge about the signs of possible HIV infection have also improved.

You can check it on this link :
http://www.nat.org.uk/Living-with-HIV/Real-Stories/getting-tested-and-diagnosed.aspx
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Post-test discussion

The need for a repeat HIV test if still within the window period after a specific exposure should be discussed. Although fourth generation tests shorten the time from exposure to seroconversion a repeat test at three months is still recommended to definitively exclude HIV infection.

http://www.bhiva.org/documents/Guidelines/Testing/GlinesHIVTest08.pdf
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Hello lizzie , i just made the test today and i got my results that were negative thanks god. I am so happy and thanks for your time you and all the members who helped me .. Thanks a lot
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