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How reliable is a 4 week  and 13 week HIV rapid immunochromatography sample serum test by this time post exposure
My test reads HIV 1&2 AB NONREACTIVE both the time does this test really detects antibodies for HIV 2 as well and both the time blood was drawn from my vein about three to five ml and taken to laboratory under 40 degree centigrate in INDIAN HEAT does this makes any difference in killing antibodies in heat .. My exposure protected vaginal and unprotected blow job given by 4 different CSW In one week in Thailand . My problem is recurring pharyngitis it's been almost 8 months now my anxiety is growing day by day do I take one more test at 8 month mark or 100 % no needed. Please answer HIV 2 AB query for sure.. Which will help most posters here.

Many thanks
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Yes,an antibody test looks for both HIV 1 & HIV 2 and is fully conclusive at 3 Months.
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So you tested for no risk exposures and your tests prove you don't have HIV.
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Thanks van but does this test detects HIV 2 antibodies? Plz answer in general and does heat makes any difference in test result because technician drew my blood put in a test tube and went 7 miles to lab on his bike plz answer just for my curiosity.
Thanks in advance
And what about recurring pharyngytis mate?
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You did not have a risk. That is in general. No testing is going to matter if you don't believe you did not have a risk.

HIV is in the rurals of congo not India.
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I hope u meant hiv2 is in congo rurals but does rapid test detects AB for it or plain and simple just answer me this plz mate so I can put all my illogical HIV 2 fears once and for all.. Answer this thinking my exposure was with a Congo sex worker an thal also unprotected vaginal and anal
Plz plz plz
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Waiting for my answers anybody plz VAN TEAK LIZZIE RAIN LOVER
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It's time to move on from here. I am not answering "what if" questions.
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Atleast tell me this as it reads hiv 1&2 AB neg. so it should detect AB for hiv2 as well? Plz van plz u will cure my anxiety forever if I was so knowledgeable like u would have definitely answer the poster to kill his anxiety ?
I need an answer from any expert moderator who knows about this..
Cheers in advance
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How can ya say I contacted herpes my symps doesn't resemble it at all WGS
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Van still no reply mate plz m waiting
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A therapist will cure your anxiety, seek one.
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the question which asked by mr. Krish799 are some of the people wants to know about hiv 2.
Because there can be hiv 2 because, we dont know the men or womem had sex with any african return in india. So I feel his question is valid. Is hiv 2 testing 3 month valid
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Cheers Rain Love  God Bless finally I got my answer
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You never had an exposure and never needed testing.
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As you guys know i m a very anxious guy. I am a body builder my weight is 220lbs & 180cm. in height. I workout since last 10 years. As you say oral sex is not an exposure to HIV. For God's Grace you guys should be 100% right about it because nobody wants to get this killing virus.
Now still due to my anxiety I want to Laboratory where they did my HIV Rapid test at 1 month & 3 months post exposure resulting into Non-Reactive. So according your doctors & moderators at Med Help I m conclusive Negative & don't even needed any testing. The problem is Teak & RL71 i have this persistent throat problem burning sensation in upper respiratory tract since last 8 months of my exposure, which is not healing 100% & moreover due to this my blood pressure despite of taking medicine for it doesn't comes down it stays between 150-160 & 90-100. Now this thing is killing me this anxiety of HIV. I cant concentrate on anything even if I divert my mind I still come back here the next day. I talked to the lab doctor there & told him about exposure & tests. I asked him whether they are as good as ELISA AB test he said slightly less & said some people do develop detectable AB's between 3 - 6 months . To conclusively rule out infection he told me take a test now & take ELISA. But he assured me your symptoms are not indicating HIV .  He also said u need a test now to rule out that 1% doubt. He said 3 months is not surely conlusive your test now will be 100% conclusive. He said there is just 1% chance but do take test to get this anxiety behind you forever .

WHAT DO I DO GUYS DO I TAKE AN ELISA TEST AGAIN . I AM JUST 32 & LOVE THIS BEAUTIFUL LIFE. WHAT DO I DO?

Sorry for the long post.....
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3 Months is 100% conclusive and final,you don't have HIV.You can relax now and stop worrying.6 Months is outdated.Also,you never had a risk to begin with.
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You never had an exposure and didn't need testing as I told you 4 days ago.
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I DON'T TO WANT TO PUT MY WIFE AT ANY RISK SHE KNOWS ABOUT MY RECENT MISS DEEDS AS EXPOSURES WITH CSW STILL SHE'S SUPPORTING ME CAN I HAVE UNPROTECTED SEX WITH HER she' already coughing past 7 days i did not even had unprotected sex with her even once since eight months why is that? I am very scare i might not give her something..
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HIV is transmitted by;
Unprotected penetrative anal and/or vaginal sex
Sharing works with other IV drug abusers
Mother to child

You never had an exposure and you can't give your wife something you don't have.
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I HAVE TO BET MY LIFE ON YOUR WORD MATE & I AM SURE YOU WILL BE 100% CORRECT THIS TIME AS WELL. BUT THIS DOC AT LAB HAS SCARED ME TODAY MAY BE JUST 1% BUT HE HAS. I WILL TAKE ONE MORE TO KEEP MY MIND AT PEACE FROM THIS & URGE EVERY ONE USE CONDOMS CONDOMS & CONDOMS. I HAVE GONE THROUGH A LOT SINCE EIGHT MONTHS. WILL UPDATE YOU ABOUT MY TEST TOMMORROW. I PRAY TO GOD DESPITE ME BE CONCLUSIVE NEGATIVE. US DOCS INDIAN DOCS UK DOCS OZ DOCS OR ANY DOC PLEASE CREATE A HIV VACCINE TO CURE HUMANITY & FASSSSSTTTT.
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For the record,HIV is not a death sentence anymore.It's classed as a chronic illness that can be managed.
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It may be not a death sentence but mate we need a vaccine soon not just ARV' for POz people. If it's not so dangerous there wont be so many posters here neither YOU have to answer every one  24/7. We want Complete freeed om for it not just ARV's....
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Use condoms correctly and consistently for penetrative anal or vaginal sex and don't share works with other IV drug abusers and you won't have a worry.
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This thread is closed.  This is not the appropriate setting for a discussion on vaccines vs treatments and the money spent on either.

Thanks,

Emily

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