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please, dr bob help me, i do not find the awnser, i read all quation.

Oct 13, 2003

respected, dr bob, 12 month ago i had very low risk exposure (high risk girl mastrubate me till ejectulation)then i got negative elisa at 12 week, 16 week, 21 week, 24 week, 26 week, and 30 week, then at 53 week i got one rapid test negative, then i gave blood for elisa and it came back REACTIVE then i did another rapid test it came back negative and finally i gave blood for elisa and it came back negative. please dr bob , is it false negative ? or do i need another test like PCR orWestern blot.? what is my status negative or positive ? i do not have any exposure in last 53 week.dear bob i knew that you have thousand of quation but i don't find awnser in this forum. no body put the quation, situation like me. please help me. you are the only hope for me. god bless you ,

Response from Dr. Frascino


Masturbation is not a risk for HIV transmission. You've had 7 negative ELISA's out to 53 weeks. One "reactive" ELISA followed by negative rapid test and then another negative ELISA. And you are wondering about a "false negative?" Do you really think 9 negative tests would be falsely negative and your one positive test would be accurate due to a non-existent exposure risk? And you wonder why no one asked me this exact "quation" before? OK, here's the scoop. Masturbation is not a risk, so I wouldn't even have advised testing in the first place. Next, if you want to test, a single test at 3 months following a potential risk is all you need. Next, your one "reactive" test must indeed be a "false positive" (not false negative). No additional testing is necessary or warranted. You've had way too much already.

Dr. Bob

Can't find my answer anywhere Dr Bob!
Please reply only one time!!!

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