Hiv Rna Pcr Test

HIV RNA PCR test is a type of test to detect HIV much earlier than the conventional tests. This test is also used to measure the activity of the HIV virus in a HIV positive person.

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I had oral sex without a condom, and I am anxious about developing HIV though my RNA qualitative test was negative. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I had oral sex without a condom and received a blow job from a girl in another country. My sperm went into her mouth, and fastly I removed it from her mouth. After that, I was getting scared of that mistake I had made. I was tensed, and now I am anxious that I might get any disease like H...  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. The chances of transmission of HIV (human deficiency virus) by single unprotected oral sex is almost nil unless there are bleeding wounds in the oral cavity. It is good that the HIV RNA (ribonucleic acid) PCR (p...  Read Full »

What are the chances of getting HIV after protected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26-year-old male. I had protected sex with a sex worker a month back. I used one condom, she gave oral sex and post that had vaginal sex for 5 minutes. Once I finished off, I went to the bathroom and got cleaned off. I could not see any tear as such on the condom. I just washed my ...  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chances of transmission of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) with given description is almost nil. The HIV test is likely to be negative. If the test is negative, it is almost conclusive provided there is no further risk exposure. The chance of test result coming p...  Read Full »

Can I get an HIV RNA test after eight days from an unprotected sexual event?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to ask whether I can get an HIV RNA test after eight days from an unprotected sexual event? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. HIV-1 (human immunodeficiency virus) and RNA-PCR (ribonucleic acid-polymerase chain reaction) tests are very sensitive tests done after 12 to 14 days of risk exposure. It is more than 95 % sensitive. You can also go for an HIV antibodies test...  Read Full »

Can I contract HIV from unprotected oral sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected oral sex and protected hardcore sex with a commercial sex worker whose medical status was unknown. After four weeks of exposure, I had breathing and stomach bloating problem. I am allergic to cold and the climate in our area dropped considerably. I consulted a doctor ...  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chances of transmission of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) by unprotected oral sex is almost nil unless there are bleeding wounds in both. This is unlikely. The chances of transmission of HIV by protected intercourse is almost nil. The risk is almost nil. You ...  Read Full »

I am anxious about HIV after unprotected oral sex with another man though my HIV PCR test results were negative. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected oral sex with another man. I do not know if he is HIV positive or negative. He ejaculated in my mouth, and I spit it out immediately. Now, I am afraid of HIV. I took an HIV PCR test on the 16th day. The result revealed nothing was detected. However, I am anxious whether ...  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. The chances of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) transmission by single unprotected oral sex are almost impossible unless there are bleeding wounds in the oral cavity. Therefore, it is good that the HIV RNA (ribonucleic acid) PCR (polymerase ...  Read Full »

Does HIV RNA PCR test give accurate results?

Query: Hi doctor,I took HIV RNA PCR test after 11 days of sexual contact. The result is negative, but I have few bumps on my face. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com. The HIV RNA PCR test (human immunodeficiency virus ribonucleic acid polymerase chain reaction) is not used for confirmatory diagnosis. So I suggest you take HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) antibodies test after three months of exposure for final diagnosis. Your symptoms...  Read Full »

My HIV tridot and RNA-PCR test after unprotected foreplay are negative. Is it still a concern?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old guy. I had an encounter with an unknown girl. I was involved in foreplay (kissed her lips, sucked her boobs, and rubbed her genitals). She gave oral sex for around half a minute without protection, rubbed my penis on her buttocks and I ejaculated on her buttocks. My...  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello Welcome to icliniq.com. The chances of transmission of HIV by single unprotected oral sex are almost nil unless there are bleeding wounds in the oral cavity. If there is no contact with infected secretions or blood during the other acts mentioned, the chances of transmission of HIV are nil. It...  Read Full »

I started PEP within 48 hours and finished the course. Will the medicine affect my HIV test results?

Query: Hi doctor,I had unprotected oral sex with a female therapist four months ago. Only my penis was involved in the act for two minutes. I consulted a doctor after two days, and he started me on PEP. I have been prescribed a tablet Tavin EM for 30 days. I started taking the tablet within 48 hours and ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chances of transmitting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by single unprotected oral sex with an HIV-positive person would be almost nill unless there were bleeding wounds in the oral cavity. HIV PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test is negative repeatedly. P...  Read Full »

Can a HIV RNA test be conclusive after a month of exposure?

Query: Hello doctor, I was tested negative for HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection a month ago after the incidence. I used the HIV RNA test.Is the test conclusive after a month?  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is good that the HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection RNA (ribonucleic acid) PCR (polymerized chain reaction) test is negative after a month of exposure. However, it is usually not used for diagnosis because the chances of HIV tests coming positive later is alm...  Read Full »

My HIV, after three weeks of my sex, came negative, but I have all the symptoms. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I got HIV test after three weeks of my sex. But it was negative with index no. 2, and I have all the symptoms. What to do? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It is good that the HIV antibodies test after three weeks is negative but is not conclusive. Symptoms are non-specific and need not be due to HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). Isuggest you can consult your doctor for examination and management ...  Read Full »

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