[Question #4888] 3rd generation rapid blood prick

25 months ago
Hi doctor,

I am sorry I returned so quickly.  I know you said I did not need to test again but I did. I did a 3rd generation Rapid BLOOD finger pick today at 9 weeks/65 days.  With the other rna test, 4th genrration at 27 days and todays test 3 gerration prove 100% that it was impossible for me to have been infected?

Yes or no?

Thank you
25 months ago
3Rd gen cameback negitive.
Edward W. Hook M.D.
Edward W. Hook M.D.
25 months ago
This is a repetitive, anxiety-driven question.  Since I told you yesterday that you had conclusively proven that you did not get HIV, why would another negative test do anything other than confirm that you were not infected with the exposure you described.  Einstein said the one definition of insanity is to ask the same question over and over and to expect different answers.  

You did not get HIV from the encounter you described. I urge you to accept this result, stoop testing and move forward without continuing concerns or testing.  EWH
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