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False negative on rapid HIV test (oral)

Quick question/story. Yesterday I went to a local clinic to have a rapid hiv test done just to ease my mind. No known exposure ever in my life. Tested neg in 2005 and had my child in 2007 who is fine and healthy. Since getting pregnant only 3...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You did not have a "false negative" test but rather a "false positive" test! Your first test showing a "faint line" should not have been read as positive. Your negative HIV status was confirmed and reconfirmed by your two subsequent negative... Read more »

Risk associated with taking an Oral Rapid HIV Test

Rapid Oral HIV Test:1. Is there ANY risk of contracting HIV by taking one of these rapid oral HIV... Read more »

was convinced i had primary hiv thru oral. tested -

its not a question more a little stroy. i had an unprotected blow job off a hooker last apr 18th. i... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraQuick Rapid HIV Test for Oral Fluid

... What is the significance of the FDA's approval of the OraQuick rapid HIV test for oral fluid on Mar. 26, 2004? What is the difference between the new OraQuick rapid HIV test for oral fluid and the OraQuick Read more »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Rapid Oral HIV Test

... Why is Counseling Recommended Before and After Taking the Test? Deciding whether to get an HIV test may not be easy. Fear and worry about the test are common feelings, both before taking the test and while waiting for results. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Francisco, NYC Report False Positives From OraQuick Oral HIV Test; CDC to Issue Advisory Recommending Additional Test

...negative, and two appear if the result is positive ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 11/4). The same OraQuick test also can test for HIV antibodies by using blood from a finger stick, a method that has not had comparable issues with false... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

West Virginia: Colleges Offer Students Oral HIV Tests

...Earlier this month, West Virginia University became the latest higher education institution in the state to offer an oral-swab HIV test to students. "What prompted it was a long-standing desire to have more HIV prevention, counseling, education... Read more »
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Oral HIV testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I hear that clinics (not sure if all clinics) also give out oral HIV tests. Is that true? What do they do with that and are they reliable?? Read more »

Rapid oral HIV test wins FDA approval

Posted by Anonymous
...Rapid oral HIV test wins FDA approval Friday, March 26, 2004 Posted: 4:02 PM EST (2102 GMT) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Read more »

ORAL SEX AND HIV TEST

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I received unprotected oral sex (I am a male) from another male whose HIV status I did not know. I don't think he had any sores or blood in his mouth and Read more »

scared out of my mind

Posted by Nervous84, 1 Reply
...I had unprotected sex with my ex in Jan. In April I took and hiv test and it came back negative. In March I had unprotected sex with my new boyfriend and had to be treated for bv. I went back to Read more »