Talking about home testing for HIV

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Worried hiv



burst condom

Hi.. I had an experience of burst condom during my intercourse. After that I had some symptoms like diarrhea, sore throat, joint pain, etc. I took PCR RNA test and HIV anti combo test after 7 weeks . Both were negative. After 8 months of Post exposure I taken 4th generation antigen/ antibody test. Still I’m worried about symptoms. Can I test again to conclusive my results?

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Francesca Bard, BioSure (UK) Ltd
 Used on 21st October 2019

Hi Worried hiv, thank your for contacting BioSure. Given your time post exposure and the nature of the test used (4th gen) I would say your result is conclusive however I am no expert and to confirm this I would contact the place where your tests were performed. I would say there would be no need to retest however if you think it would help put your mind at rest I would recommend the BioSURE HIV self test as it is super easy, extremely accurate and will give you your result in 15 minutes. Kindest regards Francesca Bard, BioSure (UK) Ltd

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