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hiv duo test at 3 weeks accurate

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wait: An early test might show hiv, but you really can't know for sure until 3-6 months unfortunately. Get tested now but also get the 3 and 6 month tests. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Get HIV RNA test: For definitive dx of HIV infection, you need to have your blood tested for the presence and quantity of the virus (its RNA)
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: If you tested negative after 2-3 years then you are negative and do not have the virus.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Results conclusive: The modern, routine HIV tests are conclusive by 4 wk (for the 4th generation, antigen-antibody tests) or 6-8 weeks (for the antibody tests). Three mon ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes it is: More than 95% after 4 weeks of exposure, conclusive > 99% at 12 weeks. You need to test for other STIs as well if you had a risky exposure, not jus ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
100%: The duo test is conclusive any time 4 weeks or more after the last exposure to HIV.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Nearly 100% accurate: Kindly check out this link. Take care and God bless you! http://i-base.info/guides/testing/test-accuracy-results-and-further-testing
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
You're good: Be thankful for good health, and love safely from now on out of consideration for yourself and others, as a gentleman. You were wise to check. Get a f ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
HIV testing: You need another test. It was done too soon to be 100% accurate.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Conclusive: Your negative results are conclusive. Stop testing -- it's a waste of money and emotional energy.
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