|Follow question for Negative PCR with many symptoms
Jun 1, 2012
Dr. Young: Thank you a lot for answer my question "Negative PCR with many symptoms" one day ago. I indeed believe that I have been infected as the AZT helped a lot for reduce symptoms during that three weeks. Well the HIV 1/2 test and PCR RNA are negative at month 5 (after 3 weeks of AZT at month 3). So I wonder if it is because there are any types/subtypes such as group o, non-clade B etc. unable to be detected by these tests? then what special tests I shall do to detect HIV? Thank you!
| Response from Dr. Young
You've done all the testing that you need to determine if you have HIV or not. You don't.
If you're still having symptoms, I suggest you talk to your doctor about the hundred other things that could be the cause rather than diverting attention to this single virus.
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