you have probably read one of my posts in the past about a 51/2 month indeterminate hcv with 2 neg pcr's. I recently got copies of my blood tests and it was actually 3months so one was indeterminate with a neg pcr and 3 months later it was exactly the same, that was in 1999 and its been consuming me for that long till now, is there anyway that the pcr could not have been sensitive enough to pick up the virus and could it show it self after 3months, as i just got a bio chem blood test done and i noticed that my ferritin is 305, the normal range in australia is 30-500, i googled it and its considered high and is a sign of hcv, also palms are red, i have little veins around my cheeks, these are all signs of hcv, ive never shared needles or anything or put myself in any situation were blood is involved please help me
Threr are no doctors here and no one can diagnose whether or not you have HCV over the internet, the 2 negative PCR's are considered conclusive and there could be many reasons that your ferritin level is at 305 (in normal range of the testing provided) but if you are still worried perhaps you should get tested again to relieve your anxiety over this matter and possibly get an explaination as to your ferritin levels from your doctor.
"that was in 1999 and its been consuming me for that long till now,"
It's like hrsepwrguy says, two negative PCRs seem pretty conclusive. Maybe tekelcat is right: just have a recent test done.
It has been 13 years since you had those old tests done. It only means you were negative back then. A lot can happen between then and now. A recent PCR might give you the peace of mind you deserve. Plus, you would have up-to-date more meaningful results. ♫
thanks horse, i think that im gona bite the bullet and go get it done, sorry for the ball breaking questions. just worried that the result is gona go the other way this time and i have to much to lose but anyway it has to be done..take care dude and thanks
yeh but can the antibody go from indeterm to neg i thought it stay indetrm for life..Thanks for your response anyways hrsepwrguy youve been a good help to me and from what i see everybody else. sorry for the crap questions..
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