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Help me.How long window period for HIV test of fourth generation ECLIA cobas 6000(combo) for HIV p24antigen & HIV antibody1 & 2 after exposure?
HIV testing: These antibody tests can take twelve weeks or more to be valid. If you are worried about an exposure the HIV rnaa test can b valid at 21days dater exposure. Please know that HIV infection can be prevented with post exposure prophylaxis...You just sve to act within 72 hours post exposure for it to work. ...Read more
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
naked rubbing with no penetration or ejaculation. 2 neg test samedaybleeding 2 days b4 expect. af.bleeding heavy 2 days then spotting 2 days. Pregn?
Here are some ...: The described scenario carries an almost next to zero odd to conceive. Nonetheless, do home pregnancy test in one week after missing the expected period & repeat it if the first test was negative and still in doubt. If still concerned, seek professional evaluation and counseling for now & future so to enjoy more worry-free safe sex. Best wish... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Window periods hiv test. I had 4 test hiv combo after 94 days negative.But my country state window period 6 month. Malaysia. ?
4 weeks. Believe it.: Only a few companies make most of the HIV tests used worldwide. The window period for the combo test (also called duo or 4th generation test) is the same everywhere, 4 weeks. That a particular health department or agency takes a conservative stance and promotes longer periods is a decision based on legalities, politics, and social context. I can't say why some agency in Malaysia says 6 months. ...Read more
HIV : The acute or primary HIV infection can be asymptomatic in many individuals. For others however, symptoms like, skin rash and flu-like symptoms can develop within 2 to 3 weeks from the time of contracting the human immunodeficiency virus or hiv. The skin rash and other acute HIV infection symptoms then disappear within a few weeks read more at buzzle: http://www.Buzzle.Com/articles/acute-hiv-rash.H. ...Read more
What is question?: I don't know exactly what you are asking... If you have unprotected sex, you risk pregnancy (predicting date of ovulation isn't 100% reliable AND "pulling out" is far from a reliable method of avoiding pregnancy). If you don't wish to have a child, speak with your doctor about more reliable methods of birth control. ...Read more
2-6 wks-months.: Most people show antibody readings at about 2-6 weeks after HIV infection, however antibodies may not become detectable until after several months of infection. This does not mean that a person is not infected with HIV if no antibodies are detected so they need to be interpreted in accordance with history, risk factors, and state of health of the patient. False positives occur so confirm w/wblot. ...Read more
After how many days HIV test will give accurate status after exposure by fourth generation ECLIA cobas6000(combo)hiv p24antigen & HIV antibody1& 2 ?
HIV Testing: Routine antibody testing for HIV can take three to six months to be fully discernible with testing. If there is a high risk exposure or chance you are infected there is the HIV RNA or dna testing available that will be positive from day 21 and later. Remember, HIV infections can be prevented after high risk exposure with post exposure prophylaxis. Pep. You need a doctor who knows this! ...Read more
Last period 2/3, unprotected sex 2/14, ovulation was 2/17, missed period 2/2, 27 day cycle. Hpt neg is it too early to detect pregnancy?
Likely no: It's likely that if you were pregnant the test would be positive by now. Having said that, you may want to repeat the test in 5 days. If still negative, then i think you can bank on the fact that you're not pregnant. Good luck! ...Read more
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Bleeding after sex X 2. I'm 44 period farther apart past 2months (40-52days) . 2 weeks since period ended . Negative pap. Not pregnant. Normal?
Not "normal": 40-52 day cycles are most likely anovulatory. Irregular bleeding is not uncommon when a patient is not ovulating. Bleeding after intercourse can be associated with cervical cancer, polyps, trauma, and/or infections. It is also associated with anovulation. An exam would certainly help exclude anything worrisome. ...Read more
23 days late, had sex 2 days before expected cycle and was 2 days late w/ last 2 pills of pack. Have all s/s's of preg. But ser. Hcg (-). False neg?
I had 2 positive pregnancy tests and 2 negative pregnancy test. 2 periods 1 week apart 5 th sept and 20 sept ?
Pregnancy: Hi, time to see your doctor for confirmation with a blood test. ...Read more
Period 3 wks late. last period 3/18. next period was due april btween 17-25. took 4 preg tests. 2 pos 2 neg. went to doctor & neg as well. pregnant?
Pregnancy: If the test at your gyn is negative, you are not pregnant. Discuss preconception planning with your gyn. You want to be taking care of yourself and taking prenatal vitamins prior to conception. Good luck. ...Read more
Sex partner 1-8-15 sex partner 2 8/31 and on pregnancy test 9/1 thru 9/24 neg. Preg test positive 10/6. Clear blue says 2-3 weeks pregnant. Partner 2?
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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