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STD tests negative, night sweats, chances of HIV infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
User :   actully i did the std tests and both were non - reactive.Doctor wanted to see the reports today.I went to him he said if you want i can give you some drugs which in case would be helpful if there any chances.
User :   but he also said they are more useful if we take then before 28 days.
Doctor :   what did the doctor say about the reports , was he happy and relieved that your not infected ?
User :   he said since you have done it after 10 week it is a good sign.But he said if you want you can take that dug.
Doctor :   the drug , he meant were the post exposure prophalaxis for HIV ?
User :   my question is do you feel it is required.
Doctor :   i do not feel there is a need to take them
Doctor :   but if your doctor feels so , and you want to take them you can go in for a one month course
User :   he also said it was better to take before 28 days.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is the early prophalaxis which is started immediately post exposure
User :   if a person if infected do reports confrom it within 8-10 weeks.
User :   these antibody reports or everybody is negative in this period.
Doctor :   as i told you if LEISA is done after 2 weeks time , it is reliable
Doctor :   ELISA*
User :   yes sir that is what i am asking you.
Doctor :   ELISA reports are reliable
Doctor :   and since you fall under low risk
Doctor :   do not worry as they are non reactive
Doctor :   what did the doctor comment on ELISA ?
User :   he only said go for this test.i told him about the incident and he only said to do elisa for hiv1 hiv 2
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what did he say on reading the reports , does he feel a need to worry now that they are negative ?
User :   he said you have to repate after 2-3 months.
Doctor :   yes , you will need to repeat them
Doctor :   but i feel there is no need for any prophylaxis now for post exposure
User :   yes that is what i told him and he agreed.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are there any more questions for me ?
User :   since i told you about that women who i had this incident.she has fever with shivering sometimes.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have access to get her status checked now ?
User :   but in case of hiv people have niht sweats.
User :   no i dont have now.
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   i feel you can wait and repeat the tests
Doctor :   did you follow my suggestions ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok , are there any other questions for me to help you with ?
User :   no thanks.
Doctor :   i think you have moved out of the chat window
Doctor :   i may have to close the window
Doctor :   you can log in again to chat
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   take care
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