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Should I Get Tested After Contact With Blood

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Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Eight years? You can get a reliable HIV test after 8 months! If you test negative, that means you were not infected in that encounter, fortunate soul. It's time to move on. Continue to take care of yourself and protect yourself from HIV infection,... Read more »

Infection of HIV/HCV through a saliva-blood contact

Dear doc,Some days ago I did a scratch with small bleeding that got in direct contact with a large... Read more »

Republican going crazy! PLEASE RESPOND

Dr. FranscinoThe other day me and my wife went out and had sex in a dressing room at... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(reactive) result means: You are HIV-positive (carrying the virus that causes AIDS). You can infect others who come into contact with your blood, semen or vaginal fluid. You should take necessary precautions to avoid transmitting HIV... Read more »
The Body

HIV Monitoring Test Basics

...viral load test, click here . To read more about viral load, check out our collection of articles . HIV Drug Resistance Testing Besides a CD4 count and viral load test, your HIV specialist will look at your overall health with a general... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV Viral Load Testing

...Treatment InformationExchange) provides extensive information aboutall aspects of HIV treatment. All calls, mailingsand other contacts are treated confidentially.Contact CATIE online or by phone at: www.catie.ca , 1.800.263.1638 Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...HIV. The myth : "I'm safe because I'm a virgin." The reality: Virgin is just a label. If you have had no sexual contact at all, you're not at risk through sexual transmission. If you have had oral or anal sex, but consider yourself a... Read more »
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Where can I get the Rapid Oral Test

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
Where can I gte the rapid oral swab test? How much does the rapid oral swab test cost? Is it conclusive? Read more »

Testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...this is in reference to the testing below. ok well i got tested and I called my doctor a week and one day since i got tested and i was negative but I was jw if Read more »

That old debate...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...seroconversion and therefore why do so many people still say it will? I have tested negative out to 23 weeks and actually gave blood after my 13 week negative (before I had ever read about the coinfection theory - obviously at the time I... Read more »

Rapid test if it said positive then I am positive?

Posted by endlsskys, 1 Reply
The health care officials said they have never seen a rapid test they have done come back with a false positive 100% are always positive. So if my test is positive with a very light line then chances are I am positive right? THey told me that they... Read more »