Talking about home testing for HIV

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Tau M



Continuing symptoms

l had a relationship with a hiv positive for 3months.Then she decided to tell after 3months of having unprotected sex. lt’s been 15weeks since our last encounter. l have been lots of symptoms sore throat,headaches,pain on the neck,rambling stamach,swollen node armpit and etc and l took Biosure of 90day mark & it came back negative..
l had Elisa on 8weeks and it was negative as well . how accurate is my results? worried sick
thank u

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Francesca Bard, BioSure (UK) Ltd
 Work on 09th August 2018

Hi Tau M, do you know if your partner was on anti-retroviral treatment? If she was and it was effective and being taken regularly, the HIV virus can be supressed to an undetectable level, which actually means the virus cannot be passed on. It is worth asking that question. Virtually all HIV tests, including the BioSURE test look for antibodies to HIV. When somebody starts to make these antibodies (called seroconversion) it is when they sometimes experience a flu-like illness, the fact that you have been ill and had symptoms means that IF you did have HIV, your body would have made the antibodies and that would give you a positive test result. As you have had two separate tests, both with negative results and you are sure they have been performed outside of the window period means it is incredibly unlikely that you have HIV. I really hope this helps to put your mind at rest. Kindest regards Francesca Bradford, BioSure (UK) Ltd

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