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Table of Contents What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Does It Mean if I Test Positive? Are the Test Results Confidential? How Accurate Are the Tests? The Bottom Line What Is HIV Testing? HIV testing tells you if you are infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which causes AIDS. Most of these tests look...
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Home tests; HIV1 and HIV2; Window Period

Hi Rick, I am hoping that you will response to my question because this situation is driving me crazy. I had protected sex with a prostitute for 30 seconds until it finally dawned on me that I was not doing the right thing. 5 seconds after I...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions.If a person tests negative for HIV-1, and it's been more than 6 months aftera possible exposure to the virus, the tests are more than 99% accurate, asgood as any test in medicine could ever be. If you tested... Read more »

Just Chillin at Home...Taking an HIV Test

Hey Doc, a negative Home Access Express test is definitve at the 4.5 month mark after receiving unprotected BJ from female street walker?Thanks for your expert opinion....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Just Chillin',Yes, your negative 4.5-month Home Access is definitive.Thanks for your succinct, focused question. Most folks write in pages and pages, giving me a blow-by-blow of their "blow-baby-blow" from the Naughty Lady on Shady... Read more »

At-Home HIV test

Hi, I have been celibate for eight years but never got tested for HIV. I had unprotected sex in 2005.Out of curiosity, I decided to take an at home HIV test. The results said I am negative. Can the test be inaccurate if someone has had HIV for a...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou are HIV free! What the test is looking for is your body building antibodies against HIV. Anyone living with HIV has this happen to them within 3 weeks to 3 months post exposure. After 8 years you would for certain have HIV antibodies if you... Read more »

HIV home test package

Dear Ryan: Recently I had an encounter with a sex worker in NYC. I had my condom on my penis for the whole time when we had sex. However, I have been stressed out for the last two weeks since I keep thinking of getting HIV virus from her,...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
No, I do not recommend this test! Please refer to my response to Home Tests for information about home testing and internet fraud. As far as I know, the only home test that has been approved is the Home Access testing kit. Please don't trust... Read more »
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HOME ACCESS is the ONLY home test one should use

Posted by DUDE
If you used the HOMEACCESS (FDA approved) HIV anti-body test, and it was >6 months past your last test,
you are HIV negative. The test is FDA approved, which is the government's way of saying it's safe and very reliable. It is the same
test used by... Read more »

HOME HIV ACCESS TESTING?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, pray that all are well. I was just wondering the opinion on the FDA approved home access hiv-1 test. Should I be comfortable with the negative results? Or would the doctor's office results be more reliable? Thanks for the answers. GOD BLESS.... Read more »

HOME ACCESS TESTING HIV-1

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone, I pray all are doing well. I posted 1-11-01 about the fda approved Home Access Hiv-1 testing. I was wondering if people could let me know if you think it is just as reliable as the doctor's test for hiv. I just want to be content... Read more »

Question about HIV home test kits.

Posted by Mark100, 4 Replies
Hey Guys,
so I was diagnosed with HIV on Feb 20th of this year and have been on meds since March (Kivexa and Isentress). When I first realized I was infected I was in shock because I hadn't done anything risky (except for oral which is considered... Read more »