How Long Is The Right Time To Check For HIV After A Risky Relationship?
afternoon, for the recommended time to check yourself how long after having a risky relationship ??
HIV is a sexually transmitted disease that can be transmitted through bodily fluids such as blood, sperm, vaginal fluid. HIV can be transmitted for example by having sexual relations. After doing risky actions, then you can start checking yourself after 4 weeks. Because usually antibodies against HIV have begun to form at the time of 3-12 weeks after risky acts. However, if you later perform an HIV test and get a negative result, then that does not guarantee you are not affected by HIV, because it might be in a window period (window period).
VCT examination is a voluntary examination of HIV from people who carry out acts at risk. VCT examination consists of blood tests, as well as counseling with doctors or special VCT officers. the blood test will later be tested for HIV antibodies.
ARV is a treatment of HIV. ARV or short for anti retrovirus is a class of drugs used for the treatment of HIV.
You can do VCT tests at hospitals and health centers.
The following article you can read about HIV testing
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