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Taking the Test: What's Your Experience?

June 25, 2012

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Hawa

Hawa, Health Worker; Bronx, N.Y.

At my GYN's in May of this year: "You know, I could do one of those, but it's a blood test you know, so I'd have to draw blood."

At my rheumatologist's last year, in the process of getting diagnosed with another chronic immune disease: She is ordering tests for TB, hep C, Lyme disease, lupus, Sjogren's syndrome, etc., but no HIV. I bring up HIV, and she responds, "No, that won't be necessary."




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