Nov 1, 2006
last september i tested non-reactive with a 0.35 patient count. then one month after i perform another test which resulted to non-reactive with 0.41 patient count. my question is what does the increase in value mean? will it gradually increase till it reaches positive? im so worried please help me thanks
| Response from Dr. Frascino
No. You have no cause whatsoever to be worried. There is no difference between a non-reactive (0.35) and a non-reactive (0.41)! The "non-reactive" part is the only part that matters. Think of it like pregnancy. You either are or you are not pregnant. There is no such thing as a little bit pregnant or gradually becoming pregnant, OK?
Bottom line: you're HIV negative. Just remember to use latex condoms each and every time and you'll avoid both HIV and pregnancy!
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