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Home Access, negative at 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

I just got my 2 months result from Home Access, it's NEGATIVE! I know it's not conclusive, but I can at least breath a little easier now.

I actually talked to a counselor after I get the result (can't trust the computer) and have him... Read more »

6 Week Negative Home Access

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If 50% would present by week 4 what is the percentage for week 6? Should I test at week 8 or just wait out till the 3 month mark? Read more »

Home Access: 5 month NEG! Woo-hoo

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Okay, got my result back from my 5 month test through Home Access and it's NEGATIVE. I'm relieved, yet worried. Should I consider having myself checked to make sure I don't have an autoimmune disorder? or should I just thank the Lord for my... Read more »

3 month Home Access

Posted by worried2011
Long story short. Gave brief oral to a hooker. Racked with anxiety. Just tested negative with Home Access at three months. Would like to believe it but now I am doubting the accuracy b/c of the Home Access test being a second generation test. ... Read more »

Home Access results after six months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My result is waiting for me at Home Access. I sent my test in more than six months ago, and the recording says to call back during business hours. I have pretty much accepted that the result is positive, otherwise my results would still not be... Read more »
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Is my 3.5 month negative home access enough

Dear Dr. Bob, Here is the deal. I want to thank you for all of the effort you put into this website, and to your foundation. What you do for people, especially the "worried wells" is amazing. I've written a few times, but have had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Wicked Scared in MA,1.Yes, it's conclusive. A six-month test is not necessary, but the option to get one is always available to you. The result will undoubtedly be negative.2.You are not infected.3.The symptoms of HIV-1 aren't really... Read more »

Is Home Access test conclusive at 6 months?

Dr. Kull,I tested negative at 6 months post exposure with a sex worker. Can I consider this conclusive, or do I need further confirmation. I began having exema rashes on my fingers after the exposure, so I'm concerned I may be a late...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Home Access considers their testing methods to have greater than 99.9% accuracy when used 6 or more months after exposure. For more information, vistit the Home Access website by clicking on the add on the top right corner of this forum's main... Read more »

Is Home Access Testing Enuf @ 3 months?

Hi Dr. Bob,I have read a many a responses...quite amusing!! the point....I am a gay male who last had sex with a man on 8.21.06 of this year. I was wondering if a negative test 12 weeks (3 months) after this incident is possible to do...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi B,No sex since 8/21/06??? Yikes! What's up with that? (Or should that be "not up?") At any rate your three-month negative Home Access would indeed be considered definitive, conclusive and "WOO-HOO-able," barring any... Read more »

Safe Sex/Confused/Symptoms/Home Access

Dr. Bob,I recently had anal sex where I was the bottom. This was a 1st time experience. A condom was used at all times and put on immediately when my partner got hard. This was a person I met through an on line site. He said he was negative and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. No, precum does not leak out of a properly used condom. Changing positions (removing and reinserting) does not alter the level of risk as long as the latex condom remains intact and in place. I agree PEP would not be warranted.2. No. Symptoms... Read more »
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Four years after Canada passed legislation intended to speed poor nations' access to cheap generic drugs for AIDS and other deadly diseases, AIDS drugs are finally bound for Rwanda. But the Canadian manufacturer of the drugs, Apotex Inc., says the... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Services Agency Sues New Hampshire Town for Restricting Access to Group Home

A Keene, N.H., AIDS services agency -- AIDS Services for the Monadnock Region -- said it is suing Gilsum, N.H., town officials for overstepping their authority and violating the state constitution by restricting who is allowed to live at a group... Read more »
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Women With HIV Who Breastfeed Exclusively Longer Than Four Months Have Lower Risk of Transmitting Virus to Infants, Study Shows

"The amount of HIV in an infected mother's breast milk spikes when weaning begins, according to a study published [Wednesday] in Science Translational Medicine," Nature reports. "The findings are likely to add urgency to efforts to ensure that... Read more »