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Information on Elisa test for HIV detection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you
User :   good eve sir
Doctor :   Good evening
User :   sir i want ask about hiv
Doctor :   Please carry on
User :   sir two months back i had sex with sex worker ,i wore condom but it was half only i mean to say i covered head part of my penis is it risk
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   It could be risky
Doctor :   any part of HIV positive individula vaginal mucosa if exposed
Doctor :   it could lead to the transmission of virus
User :   but there was no cut on penis
Doctor :   Still we cannot rule out the negativity
User :   one more thing recently i had tested after 6 week
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it was tri-dot it came back negative wat u say
Doctor :   I would advise for ELISA
Doctor :   test
Doctor :   which has more sensitivity as per the results
User :   shall i believe my test
Doctor :   and affordable
Doctor :   ELISA has better sensitivity than Tridot method
Doctor :   in terms of positivity
Doctor :   I would ask you to undergo the ELISA
User :   sir i read in site tri-dot is reliable one
Doctor :   It is also reliable but the ELISA is more reliable than Tridot
Doctor :   It is infact an old method of testing which is obsolete now a days
Doctor :   The sensitivity is far less say 70% wehre as the ELISA is 90 to 99%
User :   ok but i did not develop any syptom till then but last 2 dasy im getting neck pain is it symptom of hiv acute
Doctor :   May not be
Doctor :   there are no typical symptoms to start with in HIV
Doctor :   most of them wo0uld be
Doctor :   viral symptoms
Doctor :   like fever, cold, body ahces
Doctor :   etc
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say when done. and say when done.
User :   one thing i forgotten to inform u i wore two condom
Doctor :   What ever the be the number of condoms you wear
Doctor :   the thing is are you exposed to the vaginl mucosa
Doctor :   or not and is there any cut on the penis or vaginal
Doctor :   or are there any STD's
Doctor :   to either of them
Doctor :   and ither of them is HIV+
Doctor :   anything else I can answer for you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   both of us dont have any cuts in the same time it was my first experience as per my thinking i inserted my penis into vagina only head of penis(that was covered by condom
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Doctor :   Ok my answer would be
Doctor :   to get the ELISA Test done
Doctor :   immediately and come to us with the result
User :   finally wat u say aabout my risk
Doctor :   It is very affordable
Doctor :   There is a risk of transmission
Doctor :   so get evaluated and tested by ELISA
Doctor :   Ok
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User :   k sir how do u say my doctor told me u dont have any risk at all
Doctor :   if he has tested your ELISA
Doctor :   then it is fine
Doctor :   XXXXXXXX it is not the question of who is correct, whether you have contracted or not, the best test woudl be ELISA
Doctor :   As it is highly dangerous disease one shoudl not take any chances
Doctor :   and it is your decision ultimately to withhold or continue with the test
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is it possible contracted once if i had sex with sexworked
Doctor :   every possibility
Doctor :   it is always a high risk
Doctor :   hence considered positive unless ruled out
User :   finally i want ask one more ques
Doctor :   this is what the medical knowledge says
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting for our service. Do log in again after a few hours to clarify other medical doubts.
User :   tel me is there any cases like me
Doctor :   This is taken case by case basis
Doctor :   no case is alike
Doctor :   so dont compare one wiht other while it comes to the High risky conditions
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye
User :   sir tel me every sex worker contracted wit hiv
Doctor :   NO
User :   is it true even smal quantity of vagina fluid lead virus transmission
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   if the person is HIV +
User :   is there immeddiate reaction after having sex
Doctor :   No
User :   my doc told after 72 hour of infection person will get fever,cold
Doctor :   If you are already seen a doctor, there is no need for you to come to me and chat
Doctor :   I believe you are not testing my knowledge
Doctor :   as per my medical knowledge and the way it is practised
User :   dont mind sir i m really believing u
Doctor :   i recommen
Doctor :   you the ELISA test since my first line of chat
User :   may i know ur pho no so i call u
Doctor :   Please get it done and by that you will be free form
Doctor :   all kinds of doubts
Doctor :   I cant say you more except this
User :   sorry sir if i disturb u
Doctor :   Thanks
Doctor :   Bye
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