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Is A Home Access 12 Week Test Conclusive

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Oraquick and/or Home Access conclusive?

Low risk exposure (HJ) that somehow resulted in a bacterial STD... Is this an HIV risk now?Also, have tested 12 times with Oraquick home from 12 through 23 weeks. All negative. Also tested negative with Home Access blood collection test at days...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
There is no way to get HIV from a hand job. A recent post described getting chlamydia from a hand job provided by a sex worker. I asked an expert in STIs at a neighboring university if there was any way she could imagine that this was possible.... Read more »

Home Access Test Accuracy @ 13 weeks

Does the home access test fall into the same defintion of "conclusive" (relative to all... Read more »

Is Home Access test conclusive at 6 months?

Dr. Kull,I tested negative at 6 months post exposure with a sex worker. Can I consider this... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Home HIV Testing -- The Good and the Bad

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6 weeks with home access

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i tested negative with a home access test at 6 weeks. is this pretty conclusive? i know i should take one at a later time, but this should be accurate right? Read more »

11 weeks Home Access

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Due to a mistake on my part (I guess I can't read a calendar I took a Home Access Test at 11 weeks instead of the more conclusive 12. I was wondering if I should re-take the test again or take the result at 11 weeks.

The result was... Read more »

Home Access at 13 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I had a low risk encounter 3 months ago. I have had a lot of anxiety, and persistant neck, shoulder, arm and groin pain since 5 days after possible exposure. I read all over the place that a test at 3 months would be conclusive. So, for reasons... Read more »

Home Access Test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was wondering how accurate a Home Access Test is approximately 7 weeks after a low-risk exposure? Does the type of risk make any difference in testing?

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