no detection at one year marker?
Jun 24, 2004
Hi sorry to bother you but I had to ask. I get conflicting advice. Some doctors such as Doctor Bob suggestthat hiv testing at the 3 month mark should be conclusive and at 6 months absolutely accurate. Why then do certain websites say that one may not have accurate results even past one year? Is there a certain test that can clarify one of there status? Many doctors are reluctant to prescribe pcr testing? Is it necessary? Thank you. Please stay well.
Juan from Miami
Response from Mr. Vergel
I was trained as a HIV counselor by the CDC and what you have been told is pretty accurate. But if you have any doubts, get a viral load test even if you have to pay for it yourself. I say there is no price for peace of mind.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- How Long Can The Hiv Virus Live Without A Host?
- Can You Be Infected With Hiv While Being Tested With The Needle?
- Does Hiv Rash Burn And Tingle Or Come And Go?
- Acute Hiv And White Blood Cell Test
- Hiv Risk If U Get Semen On Your Hands
- Whats The Percentage Chance Of A Man Getting Hiv From A Woman?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.