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Got test negative for HbsAg 4months after a risky exposure. Is it normal? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Aug-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
User:Good afternoon. Hi XXXXX
User:We had some conversation in the past, if u remember
Doctor:Please give me moment
Doctor:Let me recall
Doctor:I have recalled
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I got test negative for HbsAg 2months, 4months after a rsky exposure
User:doc suggested me to take the test again post 6months
User:how probable are chances of me turning positive
User:post 6months
Doctor:The chance is less than 10%
User:which test do I need to take exacty? HbsAg, anti HbC, anti HbS
Doctor:All three has to be done
User:ok, now it is close to 5months from that incident
User:can i go for the tst now or wait for a month?
Doctor:Please wait for one more month
User:ok.. sure XXXXX
User:regarding other std tests
Doctor:Anything else for now?
User:hiv - hiv 1 dna pcr and ECLIA (28days), tridot (3months), ECLIA (4months) -- all came back negative
Doctor:Then you are HIV negative
User:so, I donot need any retest?
Doctor:Not required
User:ok, thanks - coming to VDRL, HSV 1 & 2 (IgG, IgM antibodies) - negative after 3 month XXXXXXX
Doctor:These are negative too
Doctor:You need not repeat this test
User:ok, thanks . So, the only thing left is Hep B
User:for that, I need to wait for a month right?
User:thought of getting tested now because, I am getting married at the end of august.
User:thats why trying to make sure that everything is okay..
Doctor:Get the test done after 6 months
User:ok.. sure XXXXX.. I wil do that
User:I hope this test also gets cleared
Doctor:IT should, mostly
Doctor:nothing to worry
Doctor:anymore queries for now?
User:Thanks XXXXX.. no
User:thats all for me now
Doctor:good day ahead
Doctor:take care
User:thanks for your suggetions, sure. bye
User:same to you!
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