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Over The Counter Hiv Tests

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Vaccines and HIV testing

Hi Dr. Franscino,After reading a recent post I'm a little concerned. The post mentioned that a recent Gardasil vaccine and flu vaccine gave one girl a false positive HIV test. Would it be possible to have a counter effect? Would a flu vaccine,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, absolutely not. The immune system and immune response to vaccinations do not work that way!! Relax Max. Your fears are unwarranted.Dr. Bob Read more »

Wrestling risk ? 2nd ATTEMPT - Made a donation

Hello doc,I realize that you get way too many emails and I am hoping you look at this one.. I have... Read more »

HIV Test validity (Geodesic Meditech HIV TEST YOURSELF test kit )

Doctor, either a valid test needs to be made available to the public otherwise people will use... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Should "Swiftly" Approve Over-the-Counter HIV Test Once Application Submitted, Editorial Says

...11/8). About one-fourth of HIV-positive people in the U.S. do not know they are infected, and about one-third of people who test for HIV using standard methods, which take two weeks to process, never return to the clinic to retrieve their... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...of OraQuick before moving forward with the approval process. The committee recommended a multiple-phase experiment of at-home HIV tests that explores whether people could perform the test correctly and what psychological risks exist for those who... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Over-the-Counter HIV Rapid Tests: Issue Summary

...follow-up based on the provision of informational material in place of a trained test operator and counselor. Background Rapid HIV Tests Over the past four years, FDA has approved a number of rapid HIV tests of low complexity, which are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraSure HIV Test Inches Closer to FDA Approval

... The Food and Drug Administration is in the final stages of reviewing a proposed over-the-counter version of the rapid HIV test available in hospitals and clinics, test-maker OraSure Technologies said recently. To gain approval, OraSure will at a... Read more »
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At Home HIV Testing Kits

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone. Does anyone know anything about doing your own HIV test yourself at home? Is there such a thing? How do I get one? I think the only way I will ever be able to test is through this method. Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Donate About Us FAQs Fact Sheets Basics Conferences Public Policy Treatment Comprehensive Guide to HIV Testing Quick Start: Find a Testing Location Near You What is HIV Antibody Testing? Why Should I Be... Read more »

OraQuick

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...of OraQuick before moving forward with the approval process. The committee recommended a multiple-phase experiment of at-home HIV tests that explores whether people could perform the test correctly and what psychological risks exist for those who... Read more »

i think i really got it,without a doubt:(

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...exposures(unprotected) on the month of mar 06...and a couple months later i devolped flu like symptoms that lasted 3 to 4 days.. took over the counter drugs and shook it off within a week.. but after that, i developed a dry cough... first it was... Read more »