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Had risky sexual exposure, underwent all test including HIV all negative. Need for another test? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Aug-2013
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Doctor:Good Evening
User:Good evening
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hello Dr. XXXXXXX
Doctor:Hello Mr. XXXXXXX
User:i had a risky sexual exposure and it is about 5months frm now
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:i have undergone all tests for stds including hiv and all came back negative
User:just thinking about hepatitis B
User:HbsAg test after 2,3 and 4 months is negative
User:and now, just 2 days back, i have undergone anti Hbs antibodies, anti HBC antibodies IgM
User:they also came back with normal range results
User:are these the correct tests I have taken or do I need to take any other tests
Doctor:Yes. You have done the correct tests. You need not take any more tests.
Doctor:You are perfectly fine according to the details you have given.
User:ok.. actually, I opted for anti HBC antibodies, the lab technician did anti HBC antibodies IgM
User:these are two different tests right?
Doctor:that is fine
User:ok.. if that is fine, thats ok..
User:just wanted to clarify that Dr XXXXXXX
User:thanks for your clarifications
Doctor:Do not worry.
Doctor:You seem to be perfectly fine other than your worries.
Doctor:Hope I had been helpful.
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you on?
User:yes i guess. Im trying to get out of that. Yes you are..thankyou very much. No at this time
User:thanks. Good night. bye doctor.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Have a good night's sleep.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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