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Ct Gc Rna Tma Rectal
My results @day21 of low risk exp (oral w/o condom, protected vaginal): gc, CT naat - neg; rpr, HIV 1&2, ab/ag, pooled nat - non rea. Am i hiv/sti neg?
Ct uses xrays taken an 360 degrees combined with a computer to see"inside" the body. The table moves as the xray tube and detectors spin around the patient 10 times a second or more! the image shows excellent soft tissue detail, enhanced with injection of intravenous contrast or oral contrast. This way the body is shown in slices, in any plane, usually axially, but ...Read more
Doctor my question from a high risk to HIV . My tests were HIV RNA TMA and 4th gen duo at 40 days and 60 days, and 4th gen at 4 months. Conclusive?
Yes: Unless something else risky happened more recently. Be thankful for good health. ...Read more
Would a 4th generation HIV test be a reliable test for someone with CVID or would a HIV RNA TMA be better recommended.
4th generation: The standard 4th generation test would be fine. ...Read more
What is the likelihood of a false negative on a PCR RNA TMA HIV test at 15-20 days post PEP/post exposure? I have heard of false positives.
The new FDA approved early HIV test is the HIV RNA TMA. I understand it is a pooled NAAT test. Does being pooled make it less accurate? PCR better?
Paranoia about HIV exposure. 4th Gen test, negative at 9th, 17th, and 37th day. RNA QL TMA early test, negative at 17th and 37th day. Can I rest easy?
Rest easy: There are 2 types of HIV tests, viral antibody tests are the most common and inexpensive. 95% of people who have contracted AIDS show positive within 90 days, but it can take 6 months. Then there are tests looking for the virus itself (viral load) these will be positive within 2 weeks or sooner. These are the early tests such as RNA QL TMA. Based on that, Be safe and relax. Good health ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
First unprotected sex on 9th June. Antibody test on 14th June & 14 July. Aptima HIV-1 RNA, Qualitative, TMA on 20th may. All negative.Should I worry?
C.trachomatis RNA TMA Result: Detected. Standard range: Not detected. Test performed using the Aptima Combo2 (R) assay gen-probe(r)
You have chlamydia: "Detected" means the test found chlamydia -- i.e. a positive result. Return to the doctor or clinic where the test was done for treatment. (If you tested yourself at a lab, see a doctor or clinic ASAP.) Your current or recent sex partner(s) also need treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
How to relieve rectal chlamydia symptoms until test results come back? I went to my gyno yesterday and since I am with a new partner they suggested i get a chlamydia and gonorrhea test. The only thing my doctor was concerned about was that one morning aft
Until : Until you see the doctor you can try some over the counter hemorrhoid medication. There are many products in your local pharmacy dedicated to hemorrhoid treatment. These include creams that you apply to the rectum, medicated pads that can be placed over the anus, and rectal suppositories that can be inserted into the rectum. I recommend one of the first two choices until you can see the doctor. Also increase your fiber and water intake. Take care. ...Read more