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Query about exposure to sexually transmitted diseases - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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User :   hi
User :   how are u?>
User :   may i ask for ur name?
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   where are u from?
Doctor :   I am based in India, Bangalore ,
Doctor :   May i know where are u residing ?
User :   yes i had unprotected oral sex with a women that i knoe from the net we had also 3 times protected vaginal sex
User :   im from ny usa
Doctor :   ok
User :   after 6 weeks i had a flu
Doctor :   ok
User :   i went for a pcr dna test after 45 days since exposure
User :   was negative?
Doctor :   ok
User :   i mean it was neg
Doctor :   I understand
User :   now i dont know what to do
User :   its that conclusive or not?
Doctor :   There is nothing to be worried about
Doctor :   You are HIV negative
User :   i read on the internet that its not so clear
Doctor :   the PCR for HIV DNA can be done as early as 10-12 days post exposure.
Doctor :   You should not bother about such misinformations
Doctor :   this test is the best test that can confirm the presence of HIV
Doctor :   IT IS 100% specific
User :   could be false negative?
Doctor :   if it is negative, then you dont have HIV
User :   also i went to a massage place after that and she licked my ass but not inside my ass also she licked my back
User :   its that a problam for hiv and std?
Doctor :   the description about this test giving more false negative tests, is based on wrong and old non scientific reports
Doctor :   No THERE is no problem, unless you had open wounds on the skin and there was contact with blood
Doctor :   Even after that, since the test was done 45 days after exposure, it does not matter
Doctor :   the test is negative and you can rest assured that u dont have HIV
Doctor :   any further tests will be negative again
User :   no the test was half a year ago the massage place was a month ago
Doctor :   oh ok
User :   so to u think i should go for elisa test or no need?
Doctor :   Even in that case, the risk of infection is less
Doctor :   there is no need for further testing
User :   could i get hiv from oral sex?
User :   so u a 100 % that im clean
User :   ?
Doctor :   HIV is transmitted by direct contact with bodily fluids including contact with infected blood, vaginal fluid, and breast milk.
Doctor :   HIV is only present in saliva in very minute amounts, insufficient to cause infection
Doctor :   HIV transmission can result when direct contact with blood occurs as in severe biting with severe tissue tearing and damage and exposure to infected blood during open-mouthed kissing.
Doctor :   based on the history provided , the risk of infection is very less
Doctor :   and u will be HIV negative
User :   so why its not aprove by fda this test?
User :   so u sure a 100 % that im clean
User :   ?
Doctor :   THE PCR for HIV DNA is not used for each and every thing
Doctor :   it is a confirmatory test for very severe cases and in the early window period and not many people get tested in the early window period of 10 days
Doctor :   But this is a approved test for detection of HIV
Doctor :   no doubt about this
Doctor :   do not read posts on health forums
User :   so u sure i shouldent do elisa test
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   there is no need for any testing
User :   ok thank u so much i was frecking out becuse i have headeace latly
Doctor :   you r welcome
Doctor :   ok, you are welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
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