Question by daddyslittlegirl: could a screening be a False Positive on HIV hepatitis C?
I went to the doctor office yesterday and the checked to see if i was feeling pain in the stomach and i felt nothing like pain. I felt normal as ever so anyways what i am saying is this a false positive screening because they did take more blood for the testing and it won’t be back for two to three weeks so i have to wait i also have another doctor appointment in the next month to find out my results i mean this is foolish because i don’t think i have it and part of me is scared because they are trying to tell me i have it threw the screening but the doctor told me one step at a time you may not have it because you have not signs of it nor symptom’s. has anyone experience this threw donating plasma where your results came back positive then you get tested and it comes back negative?
HEPITITIS C NOT HIV
Answer by getufit
which test came out positive – the HIV or the hepatitis?
if it was the HIV, symptoms can take up to 10 years to present themselves.
if it was hepatitis, i suppose it can take awhile for symptoms to surface as well (but alot less than 10 years, probably more like weeks or months).
i am just curious as to what prompted you to get the tests done.
but, of course, doctors are smart but they are not perfect. things can go wrong and mistakes can be made, even by supersmart individuals. there could’ve been a mix-up.
get retested. and talk to someone you know you can confide in while you wait it out.
good luck to you.
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