Early HIV detection test done at 33 days
Jul 27, 2013
Hello Dr.Wohl , I had an unprotected sex with a female co-worker(vaginal) . I have taken the early hiv test by lab corp and the results came negative. HIV DNA, PCR/HIV Ab 01 HIV−DNA by PCR 01 Negative HIV DNA RT by PCR HIV−1 DNA NOT DETECTED My question is ho reliable is the test after 33 days of possible exposure ? Should I be worried ? if there is a case of shingles few days after the test was taken could this be a sign of early hiv symptoms ? I thank you for your time and help. Regards Mark
Response from Dr. Wohl
Did you have HIV RNA or DNA testing done? Either way the tests show no evidence of HIV infection. They are reliable and would be positive within a couple weeks of infection. Shingles would not be expected to happen as a manifestation of acute HIV.
You are not infected.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Burning Urethra After Lap Dance Worried I Have HIV
- Hpv After Sucking Penis Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Runny Nose After Sex With Stripper Worried I Have HIV
- Sore Throat After Swallowing Blood Worried I Have HIV
- Tingling In Feet After Oral Sex Hooker What Are The Chances Of HIV
- White Bumps On Penis After Condom Broke Worried I Have HIV
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.