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What are negative and positive results on a HIV RNA pcr

A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramatsobane Martha Ledwaba
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Dont think so: I think you are negative now,but it might mean you are in the window period. So, my advice will be to repeat your test in the next 6 months,but pleas ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. L: For your peace of mind get a HIV nucleic acid test at 6 months after exposure. Wish you good health!

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You could get a : Retest, if exposed to the virus 4 weeks earlier it should be detectable. If you have symptoms, the viral load goes up then down meaning an immediat ... Read More
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Dr. David Nelson
33 years experience Family Medicine
Accurate but...: While the tests you have taken are good, the are not fool-proof. The standard is to retest at 6 months. This gives your body time to form antibodies. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sharafali Diwan
32 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV post exposure: You need to recheck HIV AB again in 30 d and in 3 months
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: If these tests were done correctly, these results are conclusive and you are free of HIV, unless you were exposed again after the initial episode that ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Repeat in 4 months: You are in all likelihood free of HIV, just to make sure repeat the test in 4 months. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes it is negative What is your question
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Repeat it in a few more weeks as your physician advises. Love safely from now on. And cherish having shared love, even if it was not perfect and did p ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Several issues:: first get a viral load and repeat HIV RNA PCP. If positive, it is your adult responsibility to notify all sexual contacts in the past year +. Next, yo ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but...: The latest pcr tests for HIV should be able to detect the rarer subtypes, but in life, no test is perfect. Life is about chances (probabilities, likel ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
35 years experience Family Medicine
Very unlikely: HIV tests turn positive in over 90% of cases within six weeks. In order for you to have HIV several unlikely events would all have to come together: F ... Read More
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