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exact time frame to get a HIV test after exposure?

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I just wanted to ask that is there any chance of HIV by doing anal course for 1st time for (10 to 15 seconds)where both the partners were virgin and it was there first sexual intercourse.
And my second question is that what is the exact time frame to get a HIV test after exposure (window Period).


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replied April 20th, 2012
HIV and AIDS Answer A34081
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In case both partners have never had sexual intercourse or anal intercourse before, then it is highly unlikely for them to have any sexually transmitted infections. hence there is no need to test for HIV or other STDs in such a situation.

Usually, screening tests for HIV ( HIV antibody tests ) should be done after 4 weeks of the suspected exposure.


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