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HIV 1 DNA PCR test negative, ELISA non reactive. Worried about HIV 2 - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
User:Good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:i got some questions baout hiv testing
Doctor:Please proceed
User:i was recently screened Not Detected with hiv 1 dna pcr qualititative analysis test. That's 30 days after a risky exposure
Doctor:That means you are negative for HIV
User:at the same time, ECLIA was also non reactive..
Doctor:That implies the same too
User:ok.. my small doubt is about hiv 2
Doctor:Ask me
User:since the pcr test was done only for hiv 1, and the ECLIA was done only about a month (
Doctor:I am listening
User:im a bit worried about hive 2
Doctor:HIV 2 does not exist in India
Doctor:Hence there is no need to worry
User:doctors i met says thats not prevalent in india...if hiv 1 is tested negative, we done recommend hiv 2 testing
Doctor:That is right, HIV 2 is not prevalent in India
Doctor:for all practical purposes, HIV 2 testing is not done in India
User:ok.. that eases my mind..
Doctor:Nothing to worry
Doctor:Is that all for now?
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:later that time I got minor molluscum contagiasm infection at my genitals,
Doctor:sorry about that
User:doc applied a solution saying that they will drop ff in a week or 10dys
Doctor:Did it help you?
User:all the other stds are also tested negative..
User:yes.. i got off..and skin is at healing stage
Doctor:That is good news
User:just a kindaa scarr
Doctor:It would go away soon too
User:thanks, thing is like im getting married soon, so just trying to make sure im clear in all possible ways
Doctor:That would be ideal to do
Doctor:Congratulations on the marriage
User:yeah.. so, i need not worry about any thing right doctor?
User:thankyou very much..
Doctor:Yes, that is right
Doctor:Wish you healthy life and happy married life in advance
Doctor:Thank you too
User:ok.. thanks a lot for your help. Thank you very much doctor..
Doctor:Pleasure is mine, anytime....
Doctor:Great day ahead
Doctor:Bye for now
User:thanks, bye doctor!
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