How Soon Can I Get Tested for STDs After Unprotected Sex for HIV (HIV Antibody Test Method)?

How Long Should I Wait?
1-3 Months
Why That Time-Frame?

The average incubation period for HIV (Antibody) is 25 days to 2 months. If you get tested before this time has elapsed, it is recommended that you test again to confirm your results once the incubation period has passed.

If I Test Positive,
Do I Need to Get Retested After Treatment?

It is advised to retest to confirm your result. Seek treatment immediately if you test positive for HIV.

The Right Time to Test for STDs

The timing for when to get STD tested varies depending on the sexually transmitted disease because the incubation time in everyone’s system varies.