Do Home Std Tests Work
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Washington, D.C., Makes Improvements on HIV/AIDS Efforts, but More Work to Be Done, Report Finds; District Expands STD Testing Pilot Program for StudentsThe fifth annual report card from the Washington, D.C.,-based Appleseed Center for Law and Justice examining the district's response to HIV gives the city "high marks for rapid testing, interagency coordination, surveillance and fighting the... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Daniel,"Drunk and horny" are always a worrisome combination.Unprotected insertive anal sex (and, to a much less degree, unprotected oral sex) place you at risk for STDs, including HIV. Your "full STD screening" two months... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,WHOA!!!!! Steady there young fellow. You've been firing questions off at such an alarming rate I'm worried you're going to get carpel tunnel syndrome from all the fast and furious typing! Actually, another name for carpel tunnel... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineI am not knowledgeable about what is available in Canada for home testing. You might call your local public health office to inquire. Alternatively, there are usually anonymous testing centers where you can get tested with a number only....Again... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there,Anytime you have unprotected penetrative anal or vaginal sex the risk for HIV is increased. Since this was a one-time, brief occurrence, and you were the insertive partner, it is doubtful that transmission occurred. I would suggest testing... Read more »
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Posted by eh3572, 1 ReplyJust curious on what the rash for HIV looks like and does it itch? I has unprotected sex 8 days ago and now I have this itchy rash. Also do home tests work? I bought one from International Technology Exchange Corp. and I was just curious if... Read more »
Posted by nino_torres, 1 ReplyHi Everyone,
3 years ago, I had protected intercourse with the girl I lost my virginity to. We had protected sex twice and she gave me unprotected oral twice. 3 months after that, I had protected sex with another girl.
After a dry spell of 3 years,... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesCould anyone tell me how the home test works? After you purchase it, do you just mail it in (is everthing enclosed)? And how long till you find out (over the phone)?
What section are they located in?
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Posted by SHAYE, 2 RepliesHey does any one know of an at home test that is said to work? I am really worried about getting a test done and would rather do it at home first. I heard only trust the ones that Are FDA approved, but I was wondering if anyone knew of one reliable... Read more »
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