Talking about home testing for HIV

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Worrried Sick



4th Gen tests negative multiple times

I tested negative at 8, 12 and 20 weeks with a 4th Gen test drawn from the veins and also at 24 weeks with an RNA test drawn from the veins. since my last test I’ve started to develop muscle aches and pains and a sore throat. am I one of the very few that may not test positive until after 6 months?

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Becky Smith, BioSURE UK LTD
 Work on 20th April 2020

Hi worried sick, Usually only people who are taking PrEP or are on preventive medication such as PEP cannot test until a later date. Your results from the fourth generation tests should all be outside of the window period and therefore should be conclusive. However, if your symptoms persist I would recommend to get in contact with your GP. Kindest regards, Becky

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