|elisa 45,60,90 negative- from india
Oct 27, 2002
hi dr ryan , this is from india. i had sex with a prostitute (status unknown)14 weeks ago from today, i used condom while intercourse & oral sex also. i had flu after three days which lasted for 10 days. i got elisa done at 45th day after the possible exposure, which came negative. at 60th day i got pcr & elisa again, which was negative again. at 90th day i got again elisa which was negative. meanwhile in the 12th week i got two big bumps approx 1.5 c.m. in my groin. are those lymph nodes?. what are the possibility of infection in my case? is the pcr testing is very accurate the way the lab claims in india & they give the result within 24 hours. is it possible to get the pcr test result with in 24 hours as some webpage deny that? it will be nice of you if you can reply since in india information is not easily available & a big stigma for any queries?
| Response from Mr. Kull
Using a condom for intercourse, coupled with three negative results indicates that you are HIV negative. Keep in touch with a doctor to monitor symptoms that you are having. Your tests indicate that your symptoms are not related to HIV.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
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.