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Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...partner confirmed to be HIV positive (such as anal receptive sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive). For these cases testing out to six months is warranted, according to the CDC's guidelines. Part of the reason for the confusion is that... Read more »

False negative on rapid HIV test (oral)

Quick question/story. Yesterday I went to a local clinic to have a rapid hiv test done just to... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Van Offers Painless, Oral HIV Tests

...being infected more frequently than other ethnic groups. Some people do not get tested because they are not aware of the latest testing methods, do not have the time, or fear a negative result. All positive test results must be confirmed with an... Read more »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Rapid Oral HIV Test

...options. Knowing your HIV status helps you protect yourself and others. If you test negative, you may feel less anxious after testing. An HIV test should be part of routine examinations. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City STI Clinics Stop Use of Oral Fluid With HIV Tests Because of Rate of False Positives

... New York City sexually transmitted infection clinics have stopped using oral fluid with OraSure Technologies ' OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test because of an increased rate of false positives, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...he does not yet know when the trials will conclude. FDA will determine the next steps in the approval process for at-home HIV testing after the study is completed ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 3/14). Analysts think the launch of the at-home... Read more »
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hiv oral quick vs blood test

Posted by bless4u, 3 Replies
how long does it take for the antibodies to form on test there story says it can lay dormant . Read more »

Oral HIV testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I hear that clinics (not sure if all clinics) also give out oral HIV tests. Is that true? What do they do with that and are they reliable?? Read more »

ORAL SEX AND HIV TEST

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I received unprotected oral sex (I am a male) from another male whose HIV status I did not know. I don't think he had any sores or blood in his mouth and Read more »

Rapid oral HIV test wins FDA approval

Posted by Anonymous
...Health-care professionals must supervise the oral test, and they are responsible for delivering results to the person undergoing testing. Positive results must be confirmed by another, more specific test before being considered diagnostic. The... Read more »