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oral swab- this question's never been asked!!!

Hi, Dr. Bob, After a couple hours of scouring through all the posts on this wonderful forum, I found no posts that pertained to my own question(s). I am a 22 year old female living in Georgia in the United States. I had unprotected sex with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,What you read online regarding the proper way to conduct an oral swab HIV test is correct. I would suggest you go back to the site that improperly collected the specimen and talk to whoever is in charge of Read more »

$100 donation please help what can effect the rapid mouth swab test?

hello there Doc! i want to first say it is a great thing that you do! I have a technical question... 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 »
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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...symptoms are mild, or people think they have a cold or the flu. The only way to know for sure if you are infected is to take an HIV test. Do I Need to Get Tested for HIV? The CDC estimates that about 21% of HIV-positive people do not know... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: U.S. Civil Rights Leader Encourages Inmates to Get Tested for HIV

... At Chicago's Cook County Jail on Saturday, the Rev. Jesse Jackson took an HIV test and talked to inmates about the importance of knowing their HIV status. Dozens of detainees lined up to take the oral swab, rapid-result Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...least once a year, or if you have symptoms. Syphilis blood test Gonorrhea urine test for men; urine tests or vaginal swabs for women; throat and/or anal swabs in people having oral and/or anal sex Chlamydia urine test or vaginal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Veterans Affairs Offers Quick HIV Tests for Vets

...Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System is hoping to encourage more veterans to get tested for HIV by offering 20-minute HIV tests at its downtown ambulatory care center. "HIV testing is the gateway to life-saving therapy," Dr. Earl Tso, a... Read more »
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No Symptoms, but Tested POS mouth swab

Posted by Guest8923, 2 Replies
...I just need a little encouragement. I took a mouth swab in May 2008 and it was + for HIV. I took a full blood test at my drs office tested neg, i waited 8 months to make sure and tested Read more »

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by health2010, 1 Reply
...is it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »

I need some peace of mind

Posted by tikigirl31, 2 Replies
...Well I had the blood test done for HIV 11 weeks after my exposure and it was negative, then did the mouth swab at 13 weeks and it was negative. I felt at peace with things, but then I got my Pap smear back and it said it found abnormal Read more »

HIV TESTING

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...and came in waves not all at once. I had three tests done at 14 and 15 weeks. two at a local clinic with the orasure oral swab and one with the military on the 14th week all tests were negative. Can I be sure that I am negative? Read more »