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Hiv-1 Rna Level

HIV-1 RNA level is measured with the help of the HIV RNA test. It can detect HIV infection at an early stage and is 99.9 % accurate. This test measure antibodies that the body produces to fight the HIV virus.

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What do my HIV reports indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, What do this reports indicate? After one-year exposure, following tests were taken HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)1 and 2, western blot, which was negative. HIV-1 RNA PCR(Ribonucleic acid polymerase chain reaction) qualitative- non-detectable. Please let me know whether I am positiv...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is a confirmatory test. It is done after one year of exposure. You are free from HIV. You can allay fears of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency virus) from that exposure. Forget about the incid...  Read Full »

My HIV tests fall under false negative. Can I have HIV?

Query: Hello doctor, My ex-partner had HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) three years ago when I was along with him. But, he informed me regarding this very recently. He did not make me aware of his condition. We were not careful always. After getting to know, I checked on internet about its signs and symp...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Out of nearly hundred person having sex with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) positive person, hardly less than one may get infected. The chances of acquiring HIV after sexual exposure is less than one percent. I would suggest you to get HIV RT- PCR (reverse transcript...  Read Full »

Why do I have a lot of bleeding after gay encounters?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 32-year-old man. I had gay encounters with three men in a massage parlor on three different days. In all three cases, we have used condoms. In my second and third encounters, I got a lot of blood, and that too very dark-colored blood, and something else also came. I had a word wi...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I like to inform you that the transmission of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) requires the mixing of body fluids. The use of condoms effectively prevents such mixing. I understand that there was bleedi...  Read Full »

I have gone through the fourth-generation kit test for HIV and HIV-2, both were negative, but the viral load was 30 copies. Is it serious?

Query: Hello doctor, I am concerned about HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). I have undergone sex antibody tests, and they have come back negative. Additionally, two RNA (ribonucleic acid) tests for HIV-1 did not detect the virus. I have also undergone a combined RNA or proviral DNA (deoxyribonucleic ac...  Read Full »

Dr. Shah Sushma Kant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. The viral load is very good (100 copies), you have gone through the fourth-generation kit test and HIV-2, both are negative so you have nothing to worry about. Why did the viral load come down to 30 copies? If HIV infection is positive...  Read Full »

My HIV RNA viral load after 10 days showed not detected. Do I need another test?

Query: Hello doctor, I have OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) and health anxiety. The last two months have been the most challenging months of my life. I think I have ALS and crippling anxiety. I have all kinds of symptoms where I feel twitching and cramping. My EMG(Electromyogram) was fine. I had unprot...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your RNA test is not conclusive. Ten days is too short of saying anything. I do not know why your doctor has put you on post-exposure prophylaxis after many days of exposure. Still, following post exposure prophylaxis, six months of testing is required to consider it a...  Read Full »

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