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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
HIV and AIDS
Should I Retest For HIV After Being Exposed To An HIV Postive Man
I am a 19 year old female. I was raped in November 2004 by an HIV positive man. I tested negative for HIV in March. Should I retest and what is the risk that I had a false negative?
You would need to be retested at 6 months after the episode to make absolutely sure that you are not infected from that particular incident.
Pamposh Kaul, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati