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How Can I Trust A Hiv Test

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Ding Dong Injury- Can people trust the rapid hiv tests? (Seattle Department Finds OraSure HIV Test to Be Less Accurate Than Label Claims)

DR Greetings and well wishes!! I hope your having a fabulous evening!! First let me tell you that you give hope to the hopeless. Thats power!! Here is my story. I tested negative at 96 days with the finger prick test. I then went back and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...all false-negatives is essentially nonexistent. Stop worrying and start WOO-HOOing! OK?Dr. BobSeattle Department Finds OraSure HIV Test to Be Less Accurate Than Label ClaimsSeptember 5, 2008A report by Public Health -- Seattle and King County in... Read more »

Can I trust my negative hiv test?

About 1 1/2 years ago, I had an affair during a rocky time in my marriage. My husband and I have... Read more »

Can i trust the results for an HIV elisa test after 7 and 10 months??

hello docs, you are doing a tremendous job here!! congratshere is the thing, I had unprotected sex... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Press Trust of India Examines HIV/AIDS Among Indian Populations Living in Mauritius

...are few HIV/AIDS statistics for rural areas of Mauritius, which have large Indian populations, because of a lack of sustained HIV testing campaigns (Meherally, Press Trust of India, 9/2). Back to other news for September 2008 Search the... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Testing From TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... Believing Your HIV Test Results | HIV Testing | AIDS Symptoms | Window Period for HIV | Pregnancy | Confidential, Anonymous and Names-Based Read more »
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Routine Opt-Out HIV Testing in 2011: The Road to Civility Is Paved With Forgiveness

...yours truly, the California HIV routine testing model that has been in effect there since 2008 is like taking a look into the HIV testing future. It's a sign of intelligent life too, especially for someone who spent so long in the care of a... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

... Table of Contents Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment Myths About HIV Tests Myths About HIV Transmission Myths About Clinical Trials There are many myths about HIV. A myth is a story or an idea Read more »
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Question regarding test results?

Posted by mimi26, 1 Reply
...However, beyond 6 months I have had a couple exposures to unprotected sex with people of unkown status which has worried me. Can I trust this test and no that I am HIV Negative? Is it Definite? Thank you for your respone and have a happy... Read more »

Trust my negative results?

Posted by Franek, 3 Replies
I'm a male hetero, nearing 40 and heavy smoker, heavy weekend drinker, skilled manual worker (though more qualified), never been an IDU, suffered depression and anxiety for 7 years. I am highly anxious now and have sprouted rather a many grey hair... Read more »

Confidentiality Urban Legend

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...following urban legend, which is likely false, according to the roughly half dozen medical professionals. "A tech who gave HIV tests in a mobile testing truck gave a test to a man who had a pregnant wife. When the man tested positive, he asked... Read more »

the home access hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what kind of test is this? elisa? and is it just as good as any other test you would get at a clinic? Read more »