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Home Test For Thrush

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Thrush, but testing negative???

Several months ago, I noticed that my tongue had a whitish coating more thick and concentrated at the back near the large taste buds. What scares me to death is that I have tested repeatedly for 15 months after a very risky exposure. Tests included...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You do not need any further HIV tests. You have ruled out HIV infection. I would consult your physician to determine what exactly is on your tongue.MH... Read more »

at home testing accuracy?

I suddenly came down with thrush,rash(face,buttocks,back,chest), nausea, very painful joints in... Read more »

2nd Time (thrush main symptom)

Dear Dr. Bob,I had written once more, but did not receive a reply. As suggested, I have also... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wall Street Journal Examines OraQuick Oral HIV Test as At-Home Test

The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday examined Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies ' oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test and the company's goal to make it available for at-home use (Koons, Wall Street Journal , 4/12). The oral... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Home HIV Testing -- The Good and the Bad

Recently a new option for HIV testing became available. You can now takethe HIV test at home. However, home testing is not for everyone. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved HIV home tests are as accurateas the antibody tests done in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Home Testing Useful in Rural Uganda

Researchers in Uganda have found that home HIV testing and counseling has been beneficial in rural areas of Uganda. "During the initial survey (April 1999-January 2000) of an ongoing Community HIV Epidemiological Research (CHER) study, adults aged... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV Home-Based Testing: Potential Benefits and Ongoing Concerns

The idea of HIV home-based testing has been debated for decades, almost as long as HIV testing has been available, but it has not been widely endorsed. Recently, the debate about home-based testing has been ignited again, with the approval in the... Read more »
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Hairy Leukoplakia - Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was infected with HIV about 6 months ago.

Tested Poz.

I think I am experiencing Thrush, is it possible for it to occur so soon after infection?

Also are there any home remedies?? Read more »

Thrush?//

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was infected with HIV about 6 months ago.

Tested Oz.

I think I am experiencing Thrush, is it possible for it to occur so soon after infection?

Also are there any home remedies?? Read more »

home test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Took home test and just received the results back, I am hiv +. I do not have a doctor or insurance so I am behind already. I am worried though, I think I may be a fast progressor I am 44, smoke, do not exercise much. I dont know tcell counts or... Read more »

Thrush?

Posted by hello123, 2 Replies
I am wondering if what I am experiencing is thrush. I looked up pictures and it seems like it might be the case. I know you can not go by symtoms, but I would like to know. I have been experiencing pain in the crevice between my bottom gums and... Read more »