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Chances of HIV transmission after a prick on the hand - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   what's your name
Doctor :   Dr.xxxxxxxxx
User :   i have one doubt
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   somebody pricked with something in my friends hand
Doctor :   ok
User :   now he is suspecting that he is infected with hiv
User :   what should he do
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was it
Doctor :   how long a go
User :   last week
Doctor :   get a tridot and elisa tests done
User :   from where
User :   anywere can we do that
Doctor :   it will take 3-6 months for the Hiv to become positive
User :   ok
User :   so after 3 months only
User :   we can do the test right
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   you have to get the ELISA test
Doctor :   if it is megative no worry
User :   if it gets affected, will it be al=ble to cure
Doctor :   and if it is positive you have to get the Western blot test done to confirme
User :   and after that???
Doctor :   If you have doubt that there is
Doctor :   risk
Doctor :   then you can be put on tablet
Doctor :   called HAARTR
Doctor :   now itselfDoctor :   so that the chances of transmission decreses
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