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realy panic



7 weeks test

I took the test at 7 weeks(48 days) after the exposure and the result is negative.(protect vaginal sex and unprotected oral sex about 10 sec. ) I know the result will be conclusive only i take the test after 12 weeks. But I m just wondering what is the chance that it may become positive at 12 weeks after the exposure? Thanks

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Gary Carpenter, BioSure (UK) Limited
 Work on 30th May 2017

Hi realy panic Thanks for getting in touch. Firstly, don't panic. I know that HIV can be a scary thing, but regardless of the outcome you are taking the right steps to determine your HIV status. HIV once diagnosed is a completely treatable condition. On treatment the infection will not progress and will quickly become controlled so that you cannot pass the infection on. Secondly, the incident described would be extremely low risk. Lastly, your negative test is extremely encouraging. At 7 weeks around 95% of people would have created the antibodies for the BioSURE HIV Self Test to work. Your negative result is extremely encouraging. To be absolutely certain you should retest at 12 weeks. I hope that this answers your question. Kind regards Gary Carpenter BioSure (UK) Limited

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