Possible HIV Contraction - When to Get Tested Video

Lorraine shares how long a woman should wait to be tested after a possible HIV/AIDS contraction.
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Six to eight weeks because usually it takes about that time depending on individual, it really depends on the individuals health prior because if there are an individual with other chronic illnesses, like sickle cell, diabetes, it could be sooner three to six weeks. But and let’s you are a healthy person, you had no of the chronic illness it may takes six to eight weeks for to convert over because at that—during time, you’ve only really been exposed and even though it may have entered into your system you may have that—you may have an immune system that maybe able to fight off something like the common cold. We don’t understand why but there has been individuals who’ve been repeatedly exposed and have not been infected with HIV.

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