... move on from HIV
a modern test will find it in under 3 weeks
it took only 19 days for me with a antibody test.
you would of failed the first one you took
right out of the box.
with the amount of tests you have taken,
you would of found something long ago.
good luck (8 replies)
... HIV DNA tests are reknown for false positives but more so than false negatives. The RNA test is a newer and more accurate test. ... (24 replies)
... one is a DNA PCR which, because it has a very high rate of giving false positive results, is not approved for HIV diagnostics. The other a RNA PCR is approved for HIV diagnostics for people who have had a definite risk, i.e. ... (24 replies)
... The HIV DNA test is not a good test to take. It "can" have false positives and is now an older test for testing for the HIV virus. The RNA test is used as a dyanostic tool but not to confirm your HIV status. Only Antibody tests do that in conclusive way. ... (3 replies)
... I had a full STD panel at 15 days including an HIV DNA PCR test. All came back negative but the Hep C value was 0.11. ... (4 replies)
... Buddy just a point of clarity here. There no short cuts when it comes to HIV testing. The HIV window was set many years ago and still remains at 12 weeks. ... (30 replies)
... also all negative. I just did a Home Access HIV home test at 14 weeks, negative. ... (2 replies)
... do you think this is an HIV symptom? ... (24 replies)
... these tests you are taking are alot better then mine was. ... (24 replies)
... I had 2 DNA PCR tests after my encounter and both were neg. ... (3 replies)
... Please do not have a viral load test. These tests are used to monitor HIV positive patients, are very expensive and are super sensitive. ... (3 replies)
... A HIV DNA PCR qualitative test can be used for early detection of HIV as it test for the virus rather than the antibodies. ... (12 replies)
... your tests are conclusive
you are hiv negative
good luck (15 replies)
... Seeing as you're already 6 weeks post exposure if you're still extremely worried and you're doctor will order a HIV RNA PCR ideally the APTIMA one. ... (50 replies)
... years but the fact remains the predominant subtype in the US is subtype B meaning the it's only logical that the tests would be more sensitive to this subtype making it more sensitive to another subtype may reduce the sensitivity of the test to the major subtype. ... (50 replies)
... well said,your facts were top on i just would like to add ,it would be a good idea for the client to avoid engaging in risky behaviours ,and start using condoms and other intervention measures to minimise and remove the risk of hiv infection (8 replies)
... or a non B subtype more likely the latter as both HIV DNA pcr and assay's are more geared towards subtype B. If I do end up testing positive these rare findings will apply to me. ... (5 replies)
... Sorry bro you're wrong just because I do research doesn't mean it's all just anxiety. If that was the case according to your logic and like you said what happened to you after my negative test my symptoms should have gone away. Remember Symptoms can create anxiety too.
Don't get me wrong my symptoms don't have to be from HIV but given the only thing I did was be stupid one... (5 replies)
... Since we are still on the subject of HIV I will respond. Also, this may be of benefit for other WWs who have the same concerns. ... (34 replies)
... Thrush is not a symptom of acute HIV infection. It is associated with HIV because it can become rather prominent in immunocompromised individuals. ... (8 replies)