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How accurate is the hiv rna test at 2ish weeks after possible exposure. My doctor recommend this test because I received oral sex from someone that turned out to be hiv positive. I am reallly freaking out as I had a small cut on my penis. I am losing my mind with worry since it takes so long for the results to get back (7-10 days). Also is horrible stomach cramps a symptom?
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It's a pretty decent indicator from 10 days onward.  However, since it is not a diagnostic test, if you had a risk you should take a DUO test at 28 days.

But, you never had a risk.....
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I have so many of the symptoms and since i had cut they said it was possible. Rash, temp, stomach pains, flu like symptoms. I really hope your right, just that was the first she wanted to test. Also what is duo?
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Also what makes a test diagnostic. I thought test meant diagnostic. Sorry if stupid question
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Your symptoms are due to fears of contracting hiv okay. Your Pcr nat test at two weeks time will be  accurate ..................
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Duo test is combination of hiv antibody test + p24 antigen test which shows definite results from 28 th day onward from date of exposure..........
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Hope you have taken pcr nat test at weeks time . Hiv RNA IS SOMETHING DIFFERENT............
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