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A 45-year-old male asked:

Can be hiv positive for hiv2 at 12 months after exposure if i just tested negative for hiv1 using a 4 generation hiv test & 1 pcr rna hiv1. the exposure was 10 months ago. i am having body aches & pain, back pain, oral thrust, white tongue. hiv2?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
HIV nucleic acid test for HIV 2 is available. If you have any concern, talk to your doctor about getting the test. Visit this site for info: https://www.wadsworth.org/programs/id/bloodborne-viruses/clinical-testing/hiv-2-nucleic-acid
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