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Old 04-08-2012, 09:36 PM   #1
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Question Is 2 weeks or 4 weeks elisa test good enough???

Hi ppl jus want to find out out if 2 or 4 weeks elisa test is conclusive enough?pls reply

 
Old 04-08-2012, 11:07 PM   #2
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Re: Is 2 weeks or 4 weeks elisa test good enough???

Neither, 3 months is conclusive by the CDC current guidelines. What was your exposure this time?
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Old 04-09-2012, 12:08 AM   #3
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Re: Is 2 weeks or 4 weeks elisa test good enough???

The same old story got damn drunk n was with a csw.I know this sounds very stupid but jus can't imagine how it happened.after the exposure I had this flu feeling n irritation in my throat until today.had vaginal sex n anal.the anal did not last more than 2 mins.the csw is a person I knw who has 3 kids.she also knows I have kids

 
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Re: Is 2 weeks or 4 weeks elisa test good enough???

Raja, did you use a condom this time?
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Old 04-09-2012, 01:13 AM   #5
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Re: Is 2 weeks or 4 weeks elisa test good enough???

That's the worst part I did not use it I was totally drunk.I really feel like killing myself for doing this stupid thing again.

 
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Re: Is 2 weeks or 4 weeks elisa test good enough???

Please stop beating yourself up here pal, what is done is done and cannot be undone.

Have a test at six weeks and this result will have to be confirmed at 12 weeks.

I wish you all the best.

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Re: Is 2 weeks or 4 weeks elisa test good enough???

Hi bro keV.I read up ppl saying 4 weeks test is gd enough is it true?

 
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Re: Is 2 weeks or 4 weeks elisa test good enough???

No, a regular ELISA is only 90% accurate at 4 weeks. But you could also have a 4th generation test at 4 weeks and the result would be around 99% accurate (as would a 3rd generation test at 6 weeks). Whatever you choose to do, you will need to have a confirmatory test at 3 months.

 
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Re: Is 2 weeks or 4 weeks elisa test good enough???

i think i m busted this time!!!I have body ache n joint pain n have rash on my abdomen, had fever,sore throat,skin burning sensation,body feeling hot but no fever,nausea n diarrhea.

 
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Re: Is 2 weeks or 4 weeks elisa test good enough???

This symptoms all started after 1 week plus to 2 week after my exposure

 
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Re: Is 2 weeks or 4 weeks elisa test good enough???

I understand your need to aerate your anxiety about symptoms but nobody here can diagnose you and HIV is not diagnosed by symptoms. HIV symptoms are non-specific.


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Not detailed or exact; general.
Not assignable to a particular cause, condition, or category.
It is not productive for anyone here to get into a discussion about them. You're going to have to wait for your HIV tests to know your status.

 
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Re: Is 2 weeks or 4 weeks elisa test good enough???

I echo was Joggen says, talking about symptoms is not productive and more so is pointless as you can never tell your HIV status by symptoms, if that were the case, every poster here would be positive in their eyes.

Where did you have this exposure? Most CSW will always use a condom, can you explain in more detail?
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Re: Is 2 weeks or 4 weeks elisa test good enough???

it happened in singapore.we had unprotected vaginal and anal sex twice.when i came inside her she pushed me and went into the toilet to wash.

 
Old 04-25-2012, 05:13 AM   #14
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Re: Is 2 weeks or 4 weeks elisa test good enough???

i have this body heat in the evening even my eyes can feel the heat and my joint pains are are on n off.it has been 4 weeks today.i went and saw a doc he asked me to come back in 4 weeks time for elisa test and basic health screening test.

 
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Re: Is 2 weeks or 4 weeks elisa test good enough???

Iya mate i had all symptoms you have just described. The burning of skin/rash/tired all the time and also really bad pains everywer. Iv only just today had my 12 week test and was neg. i kno after all the symptoms of ars. Honestly mate symptoms dont mean ewt. O and all glands have been swollen for 3 weeks.

 
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