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    I went to the GUM clinic and got tested for chlamydia, HIV and syphilis, however I only lost my virginity two weeks ago. The nurse was still insisting that I take the test.
    I know that the chlamydia test is a two week wait but I though the HIV is a 12 week wait.

    Also I am 99%+ sure I don't have anything as I used protection. I just want to be 100%.
    Anyway will the HIV test result be reliable as it has only been 2 weeks?
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    No, it won't be for the sex you've just had. Unless you're having one that looks directly for the virus - and you won't, as it's too expensive to use unless necessary - then the waiting period for modern blood tests is four weeks. (Twelve was for an older one.)
 
 
 
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