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Protected sexual intercourse, concerned about the chances of STD - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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User :   I had a sex with a prostitute , now i want to ensure that i am "OK". So, kindly give me the list of test with their window period, which i should take for HIV/STD. Please give all the test as i will plan life as per the results outcome
User :   hello
Doctor :   please give me couple of minutes to read the query
User :   it was a protected one
Doctor :   may i ask you a few relevant questions ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   may i know when was this ?
User :   10th march
Doctor :   ok , is it the first time /
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you said you used protection , are you sure there was no condom break ?
User :   i think yes but while recommending test dont take it into account , yes i want things to be clear,
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   let me first name the STD's
Doctor :   1. HIV
Doctor :   2. HEPATITIS B
Doctor :   3. HERPES
Doctor :   4.SYPHILIS
Doctor :   5.CHLYMIDIA
Doctor :   6.human papilloma virus
Doctor :   these are the std's which are generally tested for
User :   Are all blood test, where to get these tested
Doctor :   i will come to each of them now
Doctor :   1. HIV : you will need to do the HIV test , this includes the ELISA tests , doing it after 2 weeks of exposure to 8 weeks is reliable
Doctor :   but a repeat test after 3 months must be done even if this is negative
Doctor :   this can be done by going to any governement hospital
Doctor :   called VCTC subdivision
Doctor :   it is the voluntary counselling and testing centre
Doctor :   if you do not wish to get this test done in govt , you can go to any good private hospital
Doctor :   so i was explaining about HIV test
Doctor :   did you follow it
User :   yes
Doctor :   so you can walk into any govt or private hospital for these tests
Doctor :   coming to hep b
Doctor :   it is also an antigen antibody test
Doctor :   which is also recommended after 3 weeks
Doctor :   the other tests need an examination
Doctor :   this will be done by a skin and std specialist
Doctor :   and the necessary tests will be recommended
Doctor :   they need clinical examination and then
User :   means there other test are just examinations
Doctor :   no , they need a combination and examination
User :   ok , what is u r location
Doctor :   we are located in bangalore
Doctor :   are you with me ?
User :   so u in nut shell if i get ELISA & Hepatitis B
User :   it is ok , you mean to say that
User :   if any skin sympotoms are not there
User :   ?
Doctor :   no , it is better you get all the tests
User :   I am at chennai
Doctor :   though with condom use there is no possibility
Doctor :   do you want us to direct you to a doctor there ?
User :   yes it can be good
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will give you the details
Doctor :   please wait for a minute here
User :   ok
Doctor :   our customer care team will call you in a while and give you the information
Doctor :   are there any other questions
User :   ok Dr, i think that is all you could have helped, rest is in God's hand
Doctor :   ok , we will cal you with our details
User :   Thankyou
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   you can chat again with us 24/7
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   Bye for now
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