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Hiv Testing Sites By Area

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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...-- from start to finish. To find a testing location near you, go to www.hivtest.org . The CDC's National AIDS Hotline at 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636) is available to answer questions about HIV testing and refer you to testing sites in your area. You can also purchase a kit that allows you to collect your own blood sample at home, send it to a lab for testing, and receive the results anonymously. Although home HIV tests are sometimes...
Ask the Experts

HIV and body piercings

I scrolled through the previous questions and have not found one similar and am really hoping you'd take a couple minutes to help me out! 5 years ago I got my belly-button pierced. I took a friend with me to watch to make sure everything was ok...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Dubya and his cronies are cutting off funds to states that have anonymous testing sites. That's why such sites are getting harder to locate. Cases like yours are prime examples of how this policy is going to discourage Read more »

New ICMA Hiv Test, Please DR. Bob

Hi Dr. Bob:A friend of mine here in the Bay Area, CA, referred me to you and this site. I have had Hiv antibody EIA tests in the past but now I see that Labcorp is calling it an Hiv ICMA test with confirmatory WB. What is this new ICMA antibody...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Rick,Your HIV EIA (enzyme immunoassay) was indeed very reliable. ICMA refers to immunochemiluminometric assay. This is just another method Read more »

Tests?

What is the Western-Blot antibody test? And where can you go to get it done herein Virginia?I am wondering due to the factthat I have a friens who thinks she may have contracted HIV. How accurate is this test, and how much does it cost?
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...HIV test and the rest will follow. Most labs can do an HIV test, and any doctor can order one. There are also HIV testing sites in most communities, some of which provide anonymous results. That means that you use a code rather than your name,... Read more »

hiv specialist

my sister just found out she was hiv. she is using a clincic for testing but she want to know if there are any specialist for Hiv/aids in her area she live in queens, New York. thank u
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...comprehensive HIV program. There are also doctors in private practice in Queens. Your sister will probably get a referral from the site that did the HIV test as well. Good luck Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Determinants of Recent HIV Infection Among Seattle-Area Men Who Have Sex With Men

...partners among men who have sex with men (MSM) in King County, Wash. Participants were recruited from Seattle-area HIV testing sites. Recent HIV infection was assessed by the Serologic Testing Algorithm for Recent HIV Seroconversion (STARHS) or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: AIDS Counseling and Testing Sites Set

... On Wednesday, National HIV Testing Day, HIV counseling and testing will be offered at a variety of sites in the Pittsburgh area. For more information, telephone 412-363-1022 or visit www.swpapc.org . Back to other news for June Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/ Yahoo! News Examines Increasing Use of Social Networking Sites to Reach People Exposed to HIV, Other STIs

...AP/ Yahoo! News on Saturday examined the rising number of public health agencies that are utilizing social networking Web sites to reach people who may have been exposed to HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections. Health departments... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups, Health Departments to Increase HIV Awareness Among Minorities Ahead of National HIV Testing Day

...effort to increase awareness and improve testing rates among minorities. The Collier County Health Department is offering on-site testing, treatment, education and support programs, according to Scott Tims, the department's HIV/AIDS program... Read more »
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any free dating sites for hiv gay people!!!

Posted by keeponliving, 9 Replies
...just tested positive, n life is changed thoroughly! lost my lover,he just ran away after i told him that am infected hiv.dunno where to turn Read more »

HIV test

Posted by neve_do_it_again, 1 Reply
...I've been reading in this site long time ago . and I read the expert posts for many questions . I had a sex with a gril ( unknown HIV Status ) I used the condom Read more »

Test Site

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is it better to get tested at a doctor's office or one of the confidential home tests? Read more »

wicked scared i got infected at the testing site

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am scared I may have been infected at the test site because I scraped my knuckles on the door. That was 7 weeks ago and I am practically having a nervous breakdown. I have a lymph Read more »