Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Is The Hiv Quick Test Really Effective

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

OraQuick test result with protective gene

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for your froum.I have taken an OraQuick test 10 years after receiving oral sex from a prostitute and getting Gonorrhea. This was the only time that I took such a risk. I have a NEGATIVE test result but is there anything that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Whether you have high-styling Versace jeans or a delta-32 gene mutation, your negative HIV test 10 years after your "dance with no pants" with the naught lady from Shady Lane is definitive and conclusive. HIV is not Read more »

OraQuick Test

Hey Doc, my ex-wife and I had unprotected sex while she was on her period. Normally I wouldn't do... Read more »

Oral quick test

Hi, I was engaged in unprotected sex about a year ago with possibily infected person. I did oral... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...of test, but there are many locations that will provide the test for free. For testing locations, you can call the California HIV/AIDS Hotline at 1-800-367-AIDS or you can do your own referral search by visiting www.aidshotline.org . ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rapid HIV Tests Highly Effective in Preventing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in India, Study Finds

...researchers used OraSure Technologies ' OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test (Derfel, Montreal Gazette , 5/6). The OraQuick test requires users to swab their gums and then place the swab in a holder. After 20 minutes, one line... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

... Table of Contents Normal Feelings Get Help and Support It's Better to Know HIV and Women Make a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news Read more »
Connect With Others

Hiv testing effectiveness please answer quick

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I just found out the tests I've been taking are called Hiv chromotography, are these as sensitive as the elisa method? Read more »

Quick test came negative / 7 weeks after exposure

Posted by Drake, 4 Replies
...or just because i play a lot of dancing games). Also, my sight sometimes goes double. I was so worried that i made a test, a quick test. It came negative, but i really dont know if i should be calmed. i feel really bad, and my situation is... Read more »

OraQuick Test

Posted by bigdogdog, 1 Reply
...I just had an OraQuick test at a local clinic and the results were negative. It has been four weeks since my incident of unprotected vaginal intercourse. Read more »

Quick test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...planning to test again. I did the test at a STD clinic, and I got the result after 40 minutes. Does anyone know whether such a quick test is as reliable as the regular one? Thanks and good luck to everyone out there. Read more »