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Oraquick at home hiv test mouth swab

Hey i recently took a Oraquick at home saliva swab purchased at cvs and i was just wondering about the swabbing part. I think i swabbed right but i swabbed my upper gum once and my lower gum once on the same flat side but i am not sure i went all...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere are two lines on the test. There is a C and a T. If there was a line in the C this means the test was run correctly.The testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure and then again at 90 days. As long as... Read more »

Re; Just tested positive with Core HIV 1+2 Rapid home test kit

Thanks for your concern and reply: Please do not take me as a worried wart hog (i.e. worried... Read more »

Guy with dry mouth tested

Dr. McGowan,Thanks for responding to my question about dry mouth recently (link:... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves at-Home HIV Test, Available in October

The FDA has approved an at-home HIV test that gives results in under 40 minutes. The tests should be available in stores in October. The New York Times : Rapid H.I.V. Home Test Wins Federal Approval After decades of controversy, the Food and Drug... Read more »
TheBody.com

FDA Panel Recommends In-Home HIV Testing Kit Be Approved

The first over-the-counter HIV testing kit to offer quick in-home results may soon find its way to medicine cabinets near you. This week, a 17-member Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel unanimously recommended the FDA approve the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Canada Keeps Mum on Home HIV Test

OraSure Technologies recently received approval to market its in-home HIV test in the United States, but it will not say whether it is attempting to sell the product in Canada. A company spokesperson told the Star that OraSure is looking to market... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

The Home HIV Test Kit: What You Should Know

You may discover OraQuick's In-Home HIV Test on the shelves of the pharmacy section at your local drugstore or Wal-Mart. Approved by the Food and Drug Administration in July 2012, the home HIV test is intended to reduce the number of people who... Read more »
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Oraquick in home mouth swab test question

Posted by scaredgirl1, 2 Replies
Hi all. Just wanted to thank anyone ahead of time for taking the time to respond to my post. I have read through some of these forums and think this is a great site for information and support, so thanks for that.
I am one of those people who has... Read more »

oraquick home hiv test question

Posted by jamesmore32, 3 Replies
Hi I had a low risk exposure 8 weeks ago and have taken the oraquick home mouth Swab test at 4 weeks and 8 weeks both negative I know the test says to test at 12 weeks but out of fear I tested early should I still be worried? Or can I take these... Read more »

Home Testing

Posted by Trophy
Home Testing Maybe Around The Corner


Swab the inside of your mouth. Put that swab into a vial of test fluid, and 20 minutes later you'll learn whether you're infected with the virus that causes AIDS.

The OraQuick Advance test is already widely... Read more »

No Symptoms, but Tested POS mouth swab

Posted by Guest8923, 2 Replies
I just need a little encouragement. I took a mouth swab in May 2008 and it was + for HIV. I took a full blood test at my drs office tested neg, i waited 8 months to make sure and tested neg again. I still have anxiety about the pos. I have no... Read more »