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PCR and antibody Hep. test results after 3 weeks of exposure

Dr. Can you please answer my question? I am going crazy here. I took these tests after three weeks of being cut and bruised by the barber. Are these tests reliable? I still have aches and pains; joint pain. Do I have to do further testing. My...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I am assuming that you took a PCR test for HCV RNA and a HCV antibody test after 3 weeks of a suspected exposure. If you are having joint pains secondary to hepatitis C, your HCV RNA test would already show virus. Read more »

How fast can you get test results? How much do tests cost?

About how long does is take to recieve the results from a home HIV test? Read more »

PCR and Elisa Testing 12 weeks

I have read alot about others who have had PCR DNA testing and your responses. I thought that I... Read more »
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HIV-1 Proviral DNA by PCR test????

Posted by sadman, 2 Replies
...Hello everyone thanks for putting up with me. Its been 8 weeks since my risk and I'm more concerned then ever. I really do seem to have every symptom of ARS despite assurances risks were Read more »

PCR RNA test results

Posted by julio5000, 3 Replies
...Hi ... I wrote a couple of days ago regarding a PCR RNA test tooked within the first 48hrs after my possible exposure ... yesterday I recieved the results and they are NEGATIVE Read more »

PCR test negative at 6 wks? Can I stop worrying?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I took a antibody and PCR test at 42 days (6 weeks). Both came back negative. Is it okay to stop worrying and get on with my life??? The test was expensive, but if it means I don't Read more »

INCONCLUSIVE TEST RESULTS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...ABOUT 8 DAYS LATER I DEVELOPED A RASH OVER MY BODY. I WENT TO TEST AT THE LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT BUT I JUST COULDN'T WAIT 2WEEKS FOR RESULTS SO I WENT TO MY DOCTOR AND TESTED. WELL THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT DIDN'T CALL ME (2WEEKS HAD PAST) BUT MY... Read more »