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Offline Mel90

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Do I have HIV or false-positive?
« on: January 17, 2021, 10:07:58 am »
Hello everyone,

I would like to know something find out about my situation and I would be appreciate if you answer me....

I have done HIV tests after situation and it looks like that:

17 days after - Not reactive (4th gen test)
22 days (3 weeks) after - Not reactive (4th gen test)
70 days (10 weeks) after - reactive very low (S/CO 2,7) (4th gen test) - Western blot came back NEGATIVE..
77 days (11 weeks) after - antibody rapid test Not reactive
77 days (11 weeks) after - RT PCR RNA Quantitative - NOT DETECTED

Doctor said that I'm HIV negative.

But after 13 weeks (91 days) i have done again tests:
- 4th gen reactive very low ( S/CO 2,05)
- Strip-Immunoassay recomLine HIV-1 & HIV-2 IgG - NEGATIVE
- The Procleix® Ultrio Elite Assay  (qualitative in vitro nucleic acid amplification test to screen for human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA, and/or hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA and to detect human immunodeficiency virus type 2 (HIV-2) RNA, in plasma and serum specimens from human donors, including donors of whole blood, blood components, and source plasma, and from other living donors) - NEGATIVE/NOT REACTIVE

- The Confirmatory PCR Kit HIV‑1 by GFE is used to detect Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (HIV‑1) RNA by Reverse Transcription (RT), amplification (Real-Time Polymerase-Chain-Reaction, Real-Time PCR) and detection using the Roche LightCycler® 480 II Real-Time PCR System. The kit takes advantage of the triple target HIV-1 PCR. - HIV RNA NOT DETECTED

After 6 months (25 weeks) I did rapid antibody test - Not REACTIVE.

Can you help me? Am I an Elite controller or do I have delay seroconversion?
I Cant sleep....


« Last Edit: January 17, 2021, 10:12:40 am by Mel90 »

Offline Jim Allen

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Re: Do I have HIV or false-positive?
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2021, 10:14:28 am »
What was your exposure?
Who is ordering these tests, the doctor or are you doing this privately?

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Am I an Elite controller or do I have delay seroconversion?
1st part - No and irrelevant.
2nd part - No.
« Last Edit: January 17, 2021, 10:16:44 am by Jim Allen »
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Re: Do I have HIV or false-positive?
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2021, 10:17:34 am »
Im form Poland. I had protected sex and oral sex. But i feel scared that something could happed during sex...
IT was done by doctor and in blood donnor center.
« Last Edit: January 17, 2021, 10:26:13 am by Mel90 »

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Re: Do I have HIV or false-positive?
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2021, 10:29:46 am »
Okay, the sex was not exposure and as for the ""oral" that could mean anything or nothing at all.  The only oral with an HIV risk is giving a blowjob and that HIV risk is so minute due to saliva and lack of cells to infect in the mouth that testing is not even warranted.

Anyhow, specific HIV testing was not needed over this incident, you did anyway and as expected you have conclusively tested negative.

Unless you have had recent exposures you don't have HIV and as for the reactive screening tests, they are over-reactive by design, sometimes reacting to other antibodies. Not sure why you are using a blood donation service or doctor, instead go to an STI clinic or service and screen for STI's at least yearly out of routine.

Here's what you need to know to avoid HIV infection:
Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, every time, no exceptions. Consider talking to your healthcare provider about PrEP as an additional layer of HIV protection going forward.

Keep in mind that some sexual practices which may be described as ‘safe’ in terms of HIV transmission might still pose a risk for transmission of other STI's, so please do get fully tested regularly and at least yearly for all STI's including but not limited to HIV and test more frequently if unprotected intercourse occurs

Also, note that it is possible to have an STI and show no signs or symptoms and the only way of knowing is by testing.

Kind regards

Jim

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« Last Edit: January 17, 2021, 10:33:05 am by Jim Allen »
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Re: Do I have HIV or false-positive?
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2021, 10:45:34 am »
Oral sex was performed on Me, I was reciving it. But i was scared that something could happed and thats why i did tests. Last 3 i did in donnors blood center coz they using the same tests. First tests i have done in polish HIV testing centers.

I have red that 4th gen after 3 weeks is rly high accurate. Mine was negative at that time. So i relaxed and did test in 10 weeks and 4th gen was low reactive but WB came back negative and PCR also Negative. At 13weeks i did it in blood donnor center.
PCR and WB was Negative at 13 weeks.
And 25 weeks rapid blood test in HIV testing center was Negative.

Can i Say im HIV Negative?

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Re: Do I have HIV or false-positive?
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2021, 11:44:24 am »
Hiya,

You received a blowjob so you had no HIV exposure to start with and your test results from the HIV clinic are conclusive non-reactive as expected.

Stop with the excessive and unnecessary testing, it's obviously not helping you and the result is not going to change, you are HIV negative unless you a very recent exposure not mentioned here.

Keep using condoms for any intercourse and go to an STI clinic or service and screen for STI's at least yearly out of routine.

Jim
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