some reassurance please!!
Nov 20, 2000
I know that this is a stupid question and that everyone asks this question, but I am an extremely paranoid person who needs reassurance. I tested HIV-negative the other day after 6 months. I know to believe the results, I just need someone to tell me. (I got the test done in a hospital that did them for free-- is it still reliable?) Please answer, it would really mean a lot to me. Thanks.
Response from Mr. Kull
Hospital testing is held up to the same quality standards as any other testing clinic in this country. A test at six months is considered by the Centers for Disease Control to be 99% accurate. That's an extremely reliable result.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Fatigue After Anal Sex Top Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Itchy Skin After Sex With Sex Worker Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Tingling In Feet After Licking Genital Worried I Have HIV
- Does Wart Remover Work For The Genital Warts?
- How Long After Sex Do Symptoms Of A Std Occur?
- What Is The Rate Of Death To Teens From Stds?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.