|hep c/ hiv
Sep 9, 2007
hi i had a hiv test at 5 moths neg with a pcr at 6 weeks after potential risk blood on cut. then hep c test 3 month neg. I have symptoms i know the guy has hep.
| Response from Dr. McGovern
If you now have symptoms of hepatitis (nausea, vomiting, fatigue, jaundice, poor appetite) then I would get testing for hepatitis C again. I would probably order HCV RNA, HCV antibody and liver function tests. If your physician thinks it is too early to retest antibody, I would do the other two tests.
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