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Does a ‘non-reactive’ result mean I am HIV negative?

I am 24 years old. I had sex 9 months ago with my boyfriend and I am now going to get married to someone else. I was afraid of getting HIV, so I got myself tested at Ranbaxy laboratory Amritsar after 8 months, and the result was non reactive.

They performed rapid card test, but know i fear that they had used an already used syringe. They used the vaccum system to collect my blood sample. please tell me whether the this type of syringe can be reused and am i infected with HIV or is it just my fear?



Non-reactive means you are HIV negative.

However the blood was collected, you are still HIV negative. Ranbaxy labs would not re-use syringes.

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  1. Soumyadip

    Plz help me. I am so afraid. I had sex 3 timee with individual person.i have Red eyes. Small rashers on my trunk, hand and upper chest. Few days ago i got test my hiv. And the result was hiv 1 and hiv 2 non reactive.
    VDRL non reactive. But i afraid. What to do? Plz give me answer

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