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Second opinion] tested almost 8 times after exposure,second last was at 176 days after exposure test was 4th generation and last test was antibody rapid test at 6 and half month after exposure so what is the accuracy and all r negative,i tested again after 7 month with rapid test
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Doctor: Dr. Huynh, Board Certified Physician replied 2 months ago
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Hello, I’m Dr. Huynh, a board certified physician. The rapid HIV tests are very good at screening. 4th generation is also excellent. After exposure, we generally test at day zero, 1 month, 3 months, and 6 months. If all are negative, we no longer screen for that particular incident.
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Doctor: Dr. Huynh, Board Certified Physician replied 2 months ago
Let me know if you have any follow up questions and I will be happy to answer them.
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
do i need further test or
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
i tested after 176 days of exposure 4th generation and after 7 month rapid test
Doctor: Dr. Huynh, Board Certified Physician replied 2 months ago
No, you no longer need to test for the exposure from 7 months ago. You can go back to regular testing interval which we recommend as once a year or more frequently depending on your sexual health.
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
does hiv test affect by anything
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
176 days is 6 month
Doctor: Dr. Huynh, Board Certified Physician replied 2 months ago
No the HIV test is very good at detecting HIV antigens. We generally test up to 6 months from an exposure because it can take that long to convert to positive. But, if it hasn’t converted by then, then it would not after.
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