I'm experiencing some symptoms which could be the flu but I'm not sure. Can a blood test reveal if I have HiV or any other disease?
Dr. Mirna Waked, Pulmonology - It could be flu but if you have any possible reasons to fear HIV, a simple test can rule it out.
How soon will hiv symptoms appear Nd what are the first signs? Could they appear in less than 1 week?
Is there a rapid HIV test I can get from the pharmacy?
Dr. Zakia Dimassi, Pediatrics - No there is no such test - not yet at least.
I had unprotected sex 3 months ago and I've been experiencing some troubles in my stomach ever since. Is it an HIV symptom?
Dr. Ismaël Maatouk, Dermatology - What do you mean by "troubles"? 3 months are really early to start HIV symptoms. Get tested anyway.
I had unprotected sex 3 months. Do I do the HIV test now? Will it be conclusive? Will I need to take an appointment to do the test at a hospital?
Dr. Ismaël Maatouk, Dermatology - Three months after an unprotected sexual exposure, HIV test is accurate. No need to take appointment in a hospital. Just go to the lab and ask for the test.
How long do we get the results for the EBV and HIV tests?
I had sex 3 years ago and I didn't do any blood tests for HIV. I did a thyroid test when I visited my doctor for another reason. Can a blood test show if I have an HIV infection?
Dr. Faysal El Kak, Obstetrics & Gynecology - It is wise to undergo tests for the most common sexually transmitted infections especially if sex was not safe. Consult your doctor to tell you what tests and what exactly those tests can tell.