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HIV related query - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   how many years does it take to find out whether a person has hiv
Doctor :   DO you mean after transmission in to the human body
User :   yes
Doctor :   The HIV testing is screened first with ELISA after min of 8 to 12 weeks
Doctor :   if it says it is positive then the confirmatory test is done called Western blot technique
Doctor :   Which is more costly
Doctor :   If one wants to know before 8 weeks
Doctor :   there are some methods
Doctor :   too
User :   what are the symptoms of hiv
Doctor :   called HIV RNA,
Doctor :   THe symptoms are similar to other VIral infection
Doctor :   like fever, body ache. cold, tired ness, appetite
Doctor :   loss
Doctor :   etc
User :   i want to go a hiv test for hernia surgery. how much it will the test necessary for hernia
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   it is necessary to get the test done for the safety of the health personael
Doctor :   It costs 100 to 150?
User :   is hiv test necessary for hernia surgery
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   it is necessary to get the test done for the safety of the health personael who is operating on you to take precautions
Doctor :   Actually it is the screening test done by ELISA method
Doctor :   so it costs less
User :   is hiv test necessary for hernia surgery
User :   is hiv test nesessary for hernia surgery
Doctor :   Are you typing it again and again or is it any error
User :   is hiv nesessary for hernia surgery
Doctor :   There seems to be an error on the typing page as the words are repeated I am closing the window please login back for further queires
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