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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   I want to know my HIV risk
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   I involved in Genital rubbing with a CSW
User :   we both had underwear on
User :   but he underwear was wet with her secretions
User :   is it possible to catch HIV
Doctor :   no. there is no proven data for such exposure leading to the HIV
Doctor :   You were advised to take second opinion bu one of my colleagues, have you taken it?
User :   yes
User :   I am still waiting for a response
Doctor :   how long back was the exposure?
Doctor :   have you tested for HIV?
User :   10 weeks now
Doctor :   ok
User :   at 9 weeks ELISA was negative
Doctor :   ok
User :   62 days precisely
Doctor :   ok
User :   Also took a HIV DNA Detector test at 52 days
User :   done at Super Religare Lab
User :   result was NOT DETECTED
Doctor :   if the DNA detector test did not show the infection, it means that you have NO INFECTION
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
Doctor :   I suggest you to wait for the answer from the specialist.
User :   I am not sure if detect for all subtypes of HIV 1 in this test
Doctor :   and go ahead with recommendations as suggested
Doctor :   usually PCR DNA detects all major subtypes and groups
User :   according to you, is there a need for repeat test after 3 month
Doctor :   no, if DNA test is come negative, there is no need to do any repeat test
User :   Super Religare Lab is a standard one , I mean are they good
User :   do doctors recommend them
Doctor :   yes doctors do recommend them, and they are listed among standard labs
User :   ok, I will wait for the revert from Specialist
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   I have written to Dr. XXXXXXXX Sheafe, Ph.D, LCSW, ABSDip, Board certified clinical sexologist and Psychotherapist
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   it takes sometime to get reply from her
Doctor :   she will respond to your query
Doctor :   do not worry
User :   have I choosen the right dr.
Doctor :   yes, she answers queries related to HIV and is a psychotherapist too, to counsel people
User :   ok
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