|Could my first 2 HIV tests be wrong?
May 1, 2010
When I moved to China 3 years ago I have been with the same women. When I started working here I had to take an HIV test and it came back negetive. The second year I had to be tested again and I was still negetive. I am changing schools agin and I had to be tested and I came back a little high on the chart. I am not sure what that means. No one can translate it to me correctly. How is that possible if I have never cheated on my wife? I don't us any type of needles. I never had a blood transfusion in China or America.I have never had sex with a man. Could this test be wrong? Should I go back to the place where I had the first 2 tests? I am a little scared. My wife and I do have sex after her period. Once we had sex during her period. But that was 2 years ago. I am home every night after work.
| Response from Dr. Frascino
I also have absolutely no idea what "a little high on the chart" means! Perhaps asking for clarification from an HIV specialist physician in your area could clear this up without the need for additional testing. If you've had absolutely no HIV exposure risk, there is no way you could have contracted the virus. This means the test is either wrong ("false positive") or misinterpreted.
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