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Negative Oraquick After 4 Months

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Oraquick accuracy/ 4 negatives after 3 months

I had unprotected sex with another woman during a seperation and I started to feel ill about 4 weeks later. I started feeling cold to the point that I would shake. I also started having night sweats and I had red bumps that itched on my scrotum. I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,You are HIV negative from this incident. You should trust the results of your tests. Any testing done at 90 days or later is considered conclusive.If these symptoms continue then I would suggest a visit to your doctor to help determine what... Read more »

One High Risk Event, Two OraQuicks, Both Negative

Hi!Thanks in advance for any answers I may receive. Short and to the point. About 5-6 months ago I... Read more »

OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV I Antibody Negative TWICE ... but Still Petrified

Dr. Bob,I believe I sent you an e-mail a month ago about my situation. I've had two... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Ask the Doctor: What Do I Need to Know About the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test?

Theresa Mack, M.D., M.P.H. Every month, HIV specialist Theresa Mack, M.D., M.P.H. -- an associate medical director at St. Luke's Medical Group in Harlem, N.Y. -- will answer your most pressing HIV/AIDS questions. In July 2012, the Food and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fortune Examines Challenges for Over-the-Counter Approval of OraQuick Oral HIV Test

Fortune magazine in its May 29 edition examines the challenges OraSure Technologies faces in obtaining FDA approval for over-the-counter sales of its oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test, which some analysts predict might not happen... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinics Using OraQuick Oral HIV Test Reporting Rates of False-Positive Results Within Limits on Label, OraSure Announces

OraSure Technologies on Tuesday in a statement said most sites the company has contacted regarding issues with its oral OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test have reported rates of false-positive results within the expected limits that are... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Early Expiration May Be Cause of Unusually High False-Positive Rates on OraQuick Rapid HIV Tests, Study Finds

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of a study she presented at CROI 2009. After... Read more »
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4th week negative Oraquick?

Posted by chickenbig, 1 Reply
On December 5 , I had unprotected intercourse (vaginal insertive) with an escort who advertises bareback sex (I was a little drunk, the little head won. Biggest mistake of my life)

On December 11, the bottom right portion of my rib cage hurt. I went... Read more »

Need Help: WB indeterminate, Oraquick Negative

Posted by mbz
Recently my girlfriend had an HIV test done as a full body check up. When the labs came back they said the something was picked up in the 1st test so a 2nd test (western Blot) showed a p24 band only. Giving her indeterminate results. Her and I have... Read more »

Negative OraQuick test. Can I Whoo-hoo?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Five years ago, I had unprotected vaginal sex with someone I barely knew. It just happened once. And since then, with the 2 other men I've slept with I've used protection.

About 3 months later, I had to have my appendix removed. A year after that,... Read more »