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Old 11-09-2012, 02:13 PM   #1
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question abt testing

Hi,

I wanted to inquire about my HIV testing. How reliable is the the rapid test taken at 7.5 weeks after exposure (52 days). I took a rapid blood test and the result came out negative.

Prior to that I had also taken a DNA PCR test at day 22 and the result came out negative as well.

Very anxious and getting symtoms like diarrhea for 2 days, burning sensations on body (elbows and backs) and have lost a few pounds as well.

Please help !
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:21 PM   #2
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Re: question abt testing

those kind of tests are very accurate after 6 weeks
i would put my focus away from hiv and look
toward something else causing the symptoms.
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:24 PM   #3
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Re: question abt testing

You never had a risk of hiv, so why are you asking the same pointless question?you never had a risk
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:35 PM   #4
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Re: question abt testing

Thanks so Much !! - Appreciate your response.
One last question - have you heard of anyone's rapid blood results changing between 7.5 weeks and 12 weeks? (i.e they were negative at 7 weeks and then came back positive at 90 days) Thanks so much again.

 
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Re: question abt testing

Did you miss the part that said you had no risk?
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Old 11-09-2012, 04:05 PM   #6
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Re: question abt testing

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Thanks so Much !! - Appreciate your response.
One last question - have you heard of anyone's rapid blood results changing between 7.5 weeks and 12 weeks? (i.e they were negative at 7 weeks and then came back positive at 90 days) Thanks so much again.
Buddy, this is the fourth thread you have now started about a zero risk exposure.

You were not exposed to HIV in the slightest. You have not got HIV and have absolutely no reason whatsoever to test for it, let alone worry about the validity of the tests.

Your results will not change, no matter how many times you, needlessly, test.

Your "one mistake" is allowing your over active imagination to get the better of you. Get a grip and get on with your life.

In answer to your question though. Had you actually had a risk of an HIV infection (which you categorically and unequivocally did not) would a negative result at 7.5 weeks later turn positive? I have never heard of such a thing and in your case it categorically and unequivocally will not.

Kevin.

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Old 11-09-2012, 04:52 PM   #7
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Re: question abt testing

I apologize.. I wont bother you all. Thanks for all your help :-)

 
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Re: question abt testing

Buddy there is no need to apologize.

Just let this go and do yourself a huge favour, let this drop and get on with your life.

You were not exposed to HIV in the slightest, if I or any other member though otherwise, for a second, you would be told. You were not.

Kevin.

 
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