|HEP C, HIV
Nov 6, 2005
I TESTED POSITIVE FOR HAVING HIV ANTIBODIES, BUT AFTER 6 MONTHS& 3TESTS THEY ARE NOW SAYING I DON'T HAVE HIV,BUT NOW THEY MUST TEST FOR HEP C WHY???
| Response from Dr. McGovern
I suspect that they think the HIV antibodies were falsely positive and want to be certain that some other infection did not lead to a false positive test. They may also want to test for HCV if they think that a certain risk taking behavior puts you at risk for this infection. I think it is best if you ask them directly, because I am only speculating.
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