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    An_247892 posted:
    hello, experts

    i am very worry because i tested for antibody hiv in a laboratory
    and it came out negative...... at 9 weeks.
    but my worry is that im afraid it change in the next 3 weeks

    and now i noticed , a little black dot in my gum at the end of my last tooth, whic got me really scare, because a friend , told me that this is the first hiv symptoms

    what are my chance of test again and get a + result?
    shoud i test again?

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    georgiagail responded:
    It is HIGHLY unlikely to change in the next three weeks...

    Look at it this way...

    1. By 1 month post transmission, 95 percent of newly infected folks will have enough antibodies present to be picked up by current testing methods.

    2. By 3 (12 weeks) months this figure has increased to 99.9 percent.

    3. Your test done at 9 weeks falls somewhere in between this but far closer to the 99.9 percent rate.

    4. Therefore, it is highly (and I do mean highly) unlikely that someone would test negative at 9 weeks and positive at 12.

    Stop listening to your friend. A black dot on gums in not a sign of HIV.

    lolo696 replied to georgiagail's response:
    allright , thank you Gail.
    i will test in the next 3 week anyway , but now i know it is highly
    unlikely that my negative result change...

    and i will share it to all user, that enter here
    to get support..

    big hugs , and thank you

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