... Hi everyone. I went to an STD clinic after 14 days of a low risk exposure and I got a PCR RNA test done just for peace of mind. ... (3 replies)
... using, I was so sure that there was no indication of any line in the T area. After putting blood and the buffer, there was a faint line that showed in the T line! ... (1 replies)
... I would suggest you to go and take a 4th generation hiv test now . p24 is in highest peaks at one month last exposure and it only decreases when antibody increases. While they can be both detectable there is no way the test can miss to pick them up . ... (28 replies)
... I went again at week 19 at the clinic . I asked to meet a doctor and bless her , she recommended me to go to a hiv specialist . She said is better for you to talk with him . ... (1 replies)
... ARS hence the negatives and the lymph nodes disappearing, but they also said I'm more than likely OK. I'm terrified, but I'm in the process of arranging it, with a professional lab I was at, using a HIV DUO Quick test, so I could have the results in less than a day. Wish me luck man. ... (11 replies)
... Here is my testing history. P.S th clinic I go to run test twice. ... (7 replies)
... Ok, well dont call the prison, that is complete paranoia and over kill about the situation. ... (13 replies)
... A test that tests for antigen and antibodys is a 4th generation test and its called a combo or duo, they are the most common although their are lesser common tests brand names. 2nd generation tests only test for antibodys. ... (12 replies)
... no matter what generation it was?
and thank you (5 replies)
... A 3 month test is final and conclusive to what ever risk that was, the facts are quiet clear you do not have HIV and you do not need to test again. ... (5 replies)
... my friend thinks he has hiv so i have been bugging him to get tested. he claims he went for test but i think hes just saying that. he went for test 4 weeks after possible exposure he tested negative but said the sexual health nurse didnt mention going back for a conlcusive test. ... (2 replies)
... do you think it can change in the next 3 weeks? ... (13 replies)
... Yes, it would really be extremely rare for it to change. Don't be afraid of the final conclusive test. ... (15 replies)
... but my test is 4 generation? ... (15 replies)
... There is very conflicting information on the internet. ... (10 replies)
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... so you're suggesting it's quite ok to just focus on my anxiety... and forget everything about HIV and that a conclusive 3 week post exposure negative is final? ... (69 replies)
... the 3 month mark is still being used because of
very rare extreme cases that might not show up before then.
alot of those cases will usually get whats called indetrminte results
and they will then repeat the test again until they get
a valid result.
you never had an exposure anyway
so whatever test you take will yield the same
result that you have.
move on and use... (9 replies)
... Well your first round of tests were negative. Your second lot are fully conclusive, your HIV negative - Fact :)
6 month testing is outdated unless your a long term IV drug user ( which you are not ) so overall, as you didnt have a risk ( only fictional ) you can be 100% sure you do NOT have HIV ;) (9 replies)
... week antibody test negative along with a 11 week NAT. Now I know that I hear that a 3 month antibody test that is negative is conclusive, but I keep reading these forums online that consider testing out to 6 months for a conclusive result. ... (9 replies)