Home Hiv Test Kits

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home kit hiv test????

hi doctor Bob, earlier today i was going to buy a home testing kit for hiv Fda approved. but i was so skeptical because you mentiones hiv does not survive long once outside the body... the test consists of dripping blood over a sheet of paper and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the body's immune system makes in response to HIV infection. Your HIV test results will be accurate. You can learn more about HIV tests by reviewing the information easily accessed on The Body's homepage under "Quick Links." There is a whole... Read more »

Free distribution of pairs of HIV home test kits

...there any programs anywhere distributing pairs of home HIV test kits for no charge? Would the... Read more »

HIV1/HIV2 Home test kit

I prefer to be tested privately at home so I used the Home Access Test kit which tests for HIV1... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Avoid Unapproved Home HIV Test Kits, Could Yield False Results: Health Canada

...and said it will respond appropriately. In the meantime, Canadian consumers should not purchase Clean Testing or similar at-home HIV test kits from the Internet or other sources, Health Canada said. Those who have used a home HIV testkit... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Federal Court Issues Restraining Order to Prevent Sales, Distribution of "Discreet" Home HIV Test Kits

...the Federal Trade Commission and issued a temporary restraining order to prevent the sale and distribution of "defective" home HIV test kits, according to an FTC release . According to FTC, the kits' maker, Seville Marketing of British... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Home HIV Test Kits Withdrawn

...guidelines. South Africa has no law governing self-test kits. Nonetheless, health department regulations require that "rapid HIV testing must be conducted according to the same ethical standards as for any other HIV test including pre- and... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Vital Facts About HIV Home Test Kits

...online. They only allow testing for the presence of antibodies of the virus known as HIV-1. They do not provide the ability to test for HIV-2, a less common cause of AIDS. The Home Access System offers users pre- and post-test, anonymous and... Read more »
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At Home HIV Testing Kits

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone. Does anyone know anything about doing your own HIV test yourself at home? Is there such a thing? How do I get one? I think the only way I will ever be able to test is through this method. Read more »

Truth about oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is the deal with oral sex and HIV transmission? I see people on here who state that oral sex is only a theoretical risk for HIV yet others on here such as here: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/OralSex/Q9080.html Say oral... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have looking up information for a while now and trying to reasure myself. I had a brief vaginal encounter with a man that I do not know the HIV status of. After about 6 weeks I began to have swollen lymph nodes in my neck and chest. I had a... Read more »

Help Please!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Five months ago I had a possible exposure. About a week later the tip of my penis turned red and senitive for about 3 weeks, At the same time I began to feel very tired and a general feeling of unwell. Then my throat become sore, and a rash on the... Read more »
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