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Giving Oral Should I Get Tested

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Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...partner confirmed to be HIV positive (such as anal receptive sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive). For these cases testing out to six months is warranted, according to the CDC's guidelines. Part of the reason for the confusion is that... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Van Offers Painless, Oral HIV Tests

...being infected more frequently than other ethnic groups. Some people do not get tested because they are not aware of the latest testing methods, do not have the time, or fear a negative result. All positive test results must be confirmed with an... Read more »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Rapid Oral HIV Test

...options. Knowing your HIV status helps you protect yourself and others. If you test negative, you may feel less anxious after testing. An HIV test should be part of routine examinations. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Overview of False-Positive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Tests

... The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) describes "False-Positive Oral Fluid Rapid Tests, New York City 2005-2008" in the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control's (CDC's) June 18, 2008 Morbidity Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Supplemental Testing for Confirmation of Reactive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Antibody Tests

...Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test. A reactive rapid HIV test result is considered preliminary and must be confirmed by supplemental testing. 1 Some false positive rapid test results (i.e., reactive rapid test results followed by negative... Read more »
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testing NOT needed if oral sex is only exposure?

Posted by anonymouslad, 4 Replies
...Why do the experts(on this site anyway) suggest that testing for HIV is not even recommended if unprotected oral sex is the person's only possible risk? Yet there IS still a chance that HIV can be contracted this way? Surely it would be Read more »

hiv oral quick vs blood test

Posted by bless4u, 3 Replies
how long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »

Where can I get the Rapid Oral Test

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...Where can I gte the rapid oral swab test? How much does the rapid oral swab test cost? Is it conclusive? Read more »

oral test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it depenadable and where to get it? TY Read more »