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Hi Sir I had unprotected sexual contact 14 years back .after exposure i feel some symptoms 2-3 times motion in day ,fatigue and need to take support of water while eating something then i did teat in pathology 3 years of exposure and that was negative,also i had shingle when after exposure of 3 years . Then after i did the test again after exposure of 11years that was also negative.now i have did hiv 1and hiv 2 test and Western blot ,Pcr DNAtest in lab , and rapid antibody test on ICTC centre all test resu lt are negtive but fr last 3 months getting symptoms of dry moth .white cotes tongue .skin ithichng and burning back side and front side of upper abodmain and sever back pain and getting very depresses.can you please advise which test is best now to confirm the Hiv status because somebody suggested that di the Rna pcr and i read some where this test is useful in intial stage only.plz advise me what is best test to identify the status.Also if Hiv diagnosesd now can we treat it
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there is one concept of Window period that means if some infective micro organism enter into our body and you test on next day your report comes negative even even micro organism present  in your body. test will come positive after overturn number of day , weeks or months onky every disease and every test have different window period hiv 1 pro viral dna QUALITATIVE test has window period of 17 days that means you have to do this test only after 17 days to get accurate result HIV DUO has 3 month window period RAPID HIV ELISA AND OTHER CARD TEST HAS 6 month window period same way HBsAg, HCV and VDRL has window period of 3 month so you have to do it after 3 month of exposure.
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if u want a test for confirmation of HIV then PCR best
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