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HIV1 & HIV2; Home tests; Window period

Hi Doctor, I am hoping that you will response to my question because this situation is driving me crazy. I had protected sexwith a prostitute for 30 seconds until it finally dawned on me that I was not doing the right thing. 5 seconds after I...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Your question sounds very familiar. I'm sure I've answered it before, or maybe these questions are all just running together in my brain. Your risk of infection was virtually non-existent and your tests confirm that you are negative.... Read more »

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 »

HIV home test

Hi,First of all i know im being really stupid, i think i just need it told to me. After a flippant comment made to me by my doctor, i convinced myself i had HIV, as i used to work in taking blood samples. I looked around on the internet and found a...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Unfortunately, unless it is FDA approved I cannot say for sure how accurate it would be. I am not sure why the website was taken down. It's quite easy to get a rapid HIV test in most areas. You can stop in and have your results in as... 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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HIV AT HOME TEST

Posted by SHAYE, 2 Replies
Hey does any one know of an at home test that is said to work? I am really worried about getting a test done and would rather do it at home first. I heard only trust the ones that Are FDA approved, but I was wondering if anyone knew of one reliable... Read more »

Home access hiv test

Posted by LynnB, 3 Replies
Well I spent the money went ahead and pricked my finger, about passed out from that I am such a wuss, and sent the sample in. Then the next morning I called and my results were not in yet. So I waited all day calling off and on the check and... 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 »

Home Access testing??

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
Hi all..well I finally did it, my 9 month Hiv test..3 month was negative, but I am having my doubts. I did a Home Access test were you prick your finger and mail(fed ex) it in, the box says it is 99.9% accurate. Has anyone done this test before? Do... Read more »