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Tests for HIV and the most reliable one - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ?
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr xxxx here
User :   Doctor i have a question regarding hiv
Doctor :   How can i help you?
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   recently i went to a spa club
Doctor :   ok,
User :   i had sex with a unknown status girl
User :   it was a protected sex , but i did not cum
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   the problem here is , i had licked her vagina less than 3 mins
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   i remember she did not cum
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   she has used a fluid kind of cream before insterting
User :   i am very afraid how much it will create the problem for transmission of HIV
Doctor :   yes, you do run the risk of infection if her status is positive
User :   even if she is not producing any vaginal fluid ?
Doctor :   its best to rule out by getting tested for the same
User :   but internet documents says that only vaginal fluids creates HIV
Doctor :   No need of actual fluid the secretions present in vagina can be the source of virus
User :   i dont have any broken skin ulser in my mouth , even still its under risk?
Doctor :   Yes,
Doctor :   not al ulcers are appearent
User :   after how many weeks i should go to the test ?
Doctor :   oral cavity will have minute abrasions always
User :   is it ok if i did a test after two weeks ? o
Doctor :   its better to get it soon if you are planning for higher tests
User :   can Elisa can be done after two weeks?
User :   how far elisa after two weeks is reliable ?
Doctor :   ELISA needs minimum of 6 months to show correct results
User :   which test can be done to check after two weeks
Doctor :   i would suggest you to go for P24 antigen assay which is more reliable
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   i did not see any symtoms but i feel thirsty in night
User :   does it is a symtomp of HIV ?
User :   i did not get any sweat
Doctor :   No not at all
User :   ok
Doctor :   Symptoms can be seen only in late stages
User :   when p24 antigen can be done ?
User :   after 2 weeks ?
Doctor :   Yes minimum time requirement is 2 weeks
User :   ok
User :   but internet says Elisa after 6 weeks are more reliable
Doctor :   Not in actual practice
Doctor :   and its not 6 weeks its 3 to 6 months
User :   ok
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting,
Doctor :   kindly provide your feedback
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