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Query on frequency of HIV test after unprotected sex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type you
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi sir
User :   hi sir
Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   I am Dr. xxx
Doctor :   How can help you?
User :   sir i have one incidence of protected sexual intercourse
User :   that was four month ago
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   go ahead.
User :   after that i have gone for elisa test after 12 weeks of exposure which was negatve
User :   should i again go for a test or not
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   You mean ELISA-for HIV is negative after 12 weeks
Doctor :   NO
Doctor :   ElISA detects HIV after 4 weeks
Doctor :   So you HIV free
Doctor :   You do not have HIV
User :   sir conform i am facing so much stress due to which my appetite has dropped
User :   i have tested after 4,6,8,and 12 weeks
User :   HELLO SIR?
Doctor :   You have already had test for 4 times
Doctor :   I am not sure why you bothered.
User :   some experts says that shuld test after 6 months to get 100% surity
Doctor :   Many of the tests are trust worthy now a days and lives depend on them
Doctor :   Even many surgeries depend on the tests
Doctor :   So we have to depend and trust them
User :   moreover since last three months i am having some low grde fever in evening about 99.2 f
User :   my all blood reports ,chest xray and stomach ultrasounds are normal
Doctor :   Repeating the tests many times will increases the possibility of detecting HIV
Doctor :   So u did many tiomes so it is negative
Doctor :   I agreee All will be negative
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   WHat is your current problem
User :   low grade fever 99.2 in evening since last 4 months
Doctor :   It could be a variation of normal body temp
Doctor :   Thank you for conslting
User :   so i should not go for any other investigation for this persisiting fever
User :   hello sir
Doctor :   You dont need further tests
User :   and this 99.2 fever
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   are u there ?
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   now to be sure and to rule out any otehr infections i would like to do a Blood culture analysis, a Peripheral blood smear for malaria, a widal test for typhoid
Doctor :   i guess u have moved to a different page
Doctor :   please log back in in u have any medical query
Doctor :   bye for now
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