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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hi
User :   I had an unprotected sex april end. Last week I had a blood test before donating blood at xxxx Hospital, and I was tested negative for AIDS. But somewhere I have read that to test AIDS it requires atleast 4 months after infection. Is it true?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   4-6 months is necessary for the test to be positive after exposure
User :   Does that means that the blood test result last week does not matter? And I may be infected?
User :   What shall I do next?
Doctor :   did your partner have AIDS
User :   Don't know
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you get your partner tested for hiv
Doctor :   if she's positive
Doctor :   you can take antiretroviral therapy
Doctor :   as a precaution
User :   where do I go for antiretroviral therapy ?
Doctor :   you should consult a general physician
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