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How Long Do Results Take From Hiv Swabbing

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hiv swab testing and dentures

i finaly after 2 long years built up the curage to go get tested..its 12 months since i had unprotected anal sex with a person of unknown status and 7 months since i had unprotected oral sex with some one of unknown status..now my question is would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the oral fluid rapid test results. Yell WOO-HOO and start celebrating. Thanks for the donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation.Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

oraquick HIV 1/2 combo via TKNO

Hi doctor bob. First thanks for all you do, I think it is great. You truly bring all types of... Read more »

HIV from Swab

Dr Bob,First a disclaimer - yes this is going to sound crazy and will probably end up in your... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...This Checklist Routine Laboratory Tests Special Laboratory Tests Vaccinations About This Checklist People with HIV should have some laboratory tests and vaccinations on a regular basis. You might want to keep your own file of... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

... Table of Contents What Is HIV? What Is AIDS? What Is the Difference Between HIV and AIDS? How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Do I Need to Get Tested for Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...is recognized and treated early. Genital herpes, like other genital diseases that cause sores, is important in the spread of HIV infection. A person infected with herpes may have a greater risk of getting HIV. This may be due to the open sores... Read more »
U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse and the Link to HIV/AIDS and Other Infectious Diseases

...breastfeeding. Among drug users, HIV transmission can occur through sharing needles and other injection paraphernalia such as cotton swabs, rinse water, and cookers. However, another way people are at risk for HIV is simply by using drugs,... Read more »
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oral swab testing concern

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently tested negative using quick at my nearest clinic. I tested outside of the window period which was 7 mths. My concern is that I may have performed the test wrong. I was told to brush my gums for a period o time, then the nurse put the... 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 Read more »

testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How long does it take for them to test HIV ? why do they say 1-2 weeks ? mine was ready in one week and im jw if something did come up say a day you got your blood work Read more »

oraquick advanced rapid hiv1/2 (oral swab)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have taken the test using the oraquick advanced rapid hiv1/2 antibody test (oral swab). I thought I was sure of the negative result that I rcvd at 15 weeks post expo. But I find my Read more »