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Window period for HIV - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello doctor...good evening
User :   I have a query regarding HIV. Can I seek your advice
Doctor :   please proceed wth ur medical query
Doctor :   ok
User :   What is the window period for HIV ? I was tested negative after 39 days (approx 5.5 weeks of possible risk). Are these results reliable ? I have undergone the Tri Dot test. Please advise. I actually didn't have sex. I was only masturbated by a girl that too I was having condom. I fingered her vagina. What is the risk that I have. Please advise.
Doctor :   plese ask
User :   Please advise me
Doctor :   the practical chances are nil
User :   ok
Doctor :   althoiugh you can check urself
User :   even after fingering ?
User :   check myself ? How ?
Doctor :   the window period is 40 dayds
User :   39 days test results are reliable ?
Doctor :   ]you can get the test conducted after the third month of exposure fo r getting the correct reading
User :   so u mean to say 40 days are not fully reliable ?
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes
User :   What is the risk of fingering ?
User :   I don't have any wounds or cuts on that day
Doctor :   there is no chance of contracting at all
Doctor :   correct
User :   ok
Doctor :   the risk incase you had a cut also would be
Doctor :   one in 300
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