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Tri dot test for HIV - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi doctor
User :   good evening
Doctor :   hi
User :   I have a query regarding HIV test
Doctor :   ok
User :   a Tri dot test made after 5.5 weeks of possible risk is acceptable ?
User :   I got tested after 4 and 5.5 weeks and found -ve
User :   please advise
User :   hellooo
Doctor :   yeah
User :   you mean it reliable ?
Doctor :   es, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
User :   ok..sorry doctor
User :   I will wait for your response
Doctor :   yes its acceptable
User :   But some websites are saying as 3 months is acceptable
User :   which one...should I believe ?
Doctor :   the window period is 40 days so after that it shws correct reading
Doctor :   althugh to confirm you can take the redinng after two months

Doctor :   it means that the blood will give the confirmation .... not the begining
Doctor :   ar eyoiu back?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u/
User :   yah
Doctor :   It shows you have moved away from the chat, so I close the window. Please log in again if you need further medical advice.
User :   no
User :   I am online
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