Anonymous
Hello, I had an encounter with a person 5 weeks ago which I contacted gonorrhea. I had symptoms and I went to se a doctor and that come positive but I got treated and I been so worry that I might have contracted HIV so after 5 weeks I meet that person I went back to see my doctor and he did some blood work and it come negative, should I keep worrying about if I had contacted HIV or do you think I'm fine base on the results? I haven't have any symptoms or anything but it just gets really overwhelming. Thank you
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Anonymous
Hi there, and thanks a lot for contacting the AIDS Vancouver Helpline for your HIV/AIDS related health information. It seems you're concerned about the possibility of HIV transmission. We're happy to answer that question for you.

It's difficult for us to assess the risk level of your encounter as you haven't provided details about what happened exactly. That said, HIV tests are typically considered conclusive 3 months post exposure. The test at 5 weeks post exposure was a fair indicator of your status after that encounter, but you'd need to go for another test at 3 months for conclusive results. Again, we're not sure what happened so you might not even need testing in the first place. We'd encourage you to assess the risk level by comparing what occurred in your situation to the risk levels found on our[ risk assessment page](http://helpline.aidsvancouver.org/question/risk-assessment-chart) to determine if you need confirmatory testing.

Thanks a lot for contacting the AIDS Vancouver Helpline with your question. We hope you feel better soon.

Trevor

AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online

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