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Is There A Test For Herpes At Home

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Herpes Home (Alone) Test?

Suspicious an Ex girlfriend may have been unfaithful, I have spent the last 7 hours searching the net, because over the last 6 weeks I have begun noticing small bumps that look like acne on my pubic region-just below my waistline one may have been...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Quite frankly, your symptoms do not sound like symptoms of herpes or syphilis, but it is impossible to tell through a medium such as this. As far as I know, there are no home tests for herpes or syphilis, and your best bet for a diagnosis is a... Read more »

Home Access HIV test

I know that you get a lot of questions about HIV and accurate testing so here is one more. My... Read more »

home access express HIV-1 +, any confirmatory home test?

i tested positive with the Home Access Express HIV-1 test system. is there any HOME TESTING... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wall Street Journal Examines OraQuick Oral HIV Test as At-Home Test

The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday examined Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies ' oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test and the company's goal to make it available for at-home use (Koons, Wall Street Journal , 4/12). The oral... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Home HIV Testing -- The Good and the Bad

Recently a new option for HIV testing became available. You can now takethe HIV test at home. However, home testing is not for everyone. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved HIV home tests are as accurateas the antibody tests done in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Home Testing Useful in Rural Uganda

Researchers in Uganda have found that home HIV testing and counseling has been beneficial in rural areas of Uganda. "During the initial survey (April 1999-January 2000) of an ongoing Community HIV Epidemiological Research (CHER) study, adults aged... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV Home-Based Testing: Potential Benefits and Ongoing Concerns

The idea of HIV home-based testing has been debated for decades, almost as long as HIV testing has been available, but it has not been widely endorsed. Recently, the debate about home-based testing has been ignited again, with the approval in the... Read more »
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Question about Home Access Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I posted this last night but they deleted it??? I don't know why. I guess it was because that spammer was at it again. at the time that i posted it.

Anyway...I was wondering...I know Home Access makes tests for HIV and Hepatitis C, but why don't they... Read more »

Oraquick in home mouth swab test question

Posted by scaredgirl1, 2 Replies
Hi all. Just wanted to thank anyone ahead of time for taking the time to respond to my post. I have read through some of these forums and think this is a great site for information and support, so thanks for that.
I am one of those people who has... Read more »

HOME ACCESS is the ONLY home test one should use

Posted by DUDE
If you used the HOMEACCESS (FDA approved) HIV anti-body test, and it was >6 months past your last test,
you are HIV negative. The test is FDA approved, which is the government's way of saying it's safe and very reliable. It is the same
test used by... Read more »

Home Access Neg at 3 Months, should I worry?

Posted by Aurora82, 1 Reply
Hi, I had my last exposure in the middle of May. I got tested after 8 weeks and came back neg. (Sad to say, the only reason I got tested in the first place was because I got genital herpes 15 days after exposure.) I tested with the Home Access... Read more »