Do I need PCR test or psychiatrist?
Jun 6, 2006
I had unprotected sex one time with a man who I later found out to have hiv. Five days later I had a flu like illness. Over the next 11 months I was plagued by many symptoms. A skin boil, oral ulcers, yeast infection, molluscum, and now severe dandruff. I was tested by the ELISA at four, six, seven, nine, ten, eleven months and finally at the one year mark after exposure. Exactly 365 days. Each and every test was negative. The physician said six months was definitive but I have doubts. Please tell me what to do now as I am afraid my results were false. Should I test again or try to find out how I get alternative testing?
Response from Dr. Frascino
Your negative ELISA tests at 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11 and 12 months, after a single exposure, are definitive, conclusive and excessive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how.
So PCR or psychiatrist? I'd say psychiatrist. Definitely the psychiatrist!
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