|worried in Cape Verde-please have petty for me and answer
Mar 23, 2011
After I waited for your answer and it was not forth coming I decided to go see a doctor today and she put me up to a test that they say detects HIV between 2 to 20 days better than those that depend on detecting anti bodies,quote-Determine® HIV-1/2 Ag/Ab Combo identifies infection on average 5 days earlier (range 2-20 days) than 3rd generation antibody tests.After the test it came out negetive, please tell if I am at risk due to the contact I had with a girl I don't know here status smering her cum all over my willy and the tip of it.I have never had penetrative sex before and should I woo hoo on this test today since they claim its detects HIV by looking for antigens,please refer to my question last week and help me.Thanks and God bless.
| Response from Dr. Frascino
The guidelines for all HIV-antibody tests have not changed. HIV-antibody tests taken before the three-month mark are not considered conclusive (despite what you may read on the Web site of the company promoting its tests). Certainly there have been improvements in HIV-antibody testing (2nd, 3rd and 4th generation tests) and these tests can detect HIV infection sooner; however, the other piece of the equation is the production of specific anti-HIV antibodies by an infected host. This can vary from person to person, depending on immune integrity of the host. Negative HIV-antibody tests taken prior to the three-month mark can be considered encouraging, but they are not yet definitive or conclusive.
Regarding your request that I refer to your unanswered question last week, unfortunately I can't do that. If a question is not selected for a response, it gets deleted. If that didn't happen, my inbox would have exploded long ago.
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