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Should I Get Retested After An Unsafe Sexual Act?

03/17/2006

Question:

If I participated in an unsafe sexual act and was tested about 2 weeks after, should I get tested again at the 3 month mark or am I most likely okay? Thanks.

Answer:

You would need testing at 1, 3 and 6 months after exposure.

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Response by:

Pamposh   Kaul, MD Pamposh Kaul, MD
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati