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hiv swab testing and dentures

i finaly after 2 long years built up the curage to go get tested..its 12 months since i had unprotected anal sex with a person of unknown status and 7 months since i had unprotected oral sex with some one of unknown status..now my question is would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Having dentures would not affect the oral fluid rapid test results. Yell WOO-HOO and start celebrating. Thanks for the donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation.Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

oral swab- this question's never been asked!!!

Hi, Dr. Bob, After a couple hours of scouring through all the posts on this wonderful forum, I... Read more »

$100 donation please help what can effect the rapid mouth swab test?

hello there Doc! i want to first say it is a great thing that you do! I have a technical question... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: HIV-Positive and They Don't Know it

...gay men at city sexual health clinics and gay social venues, enrolling 745 participants who were interviewed and given an oral swab HIV test. Of the men, 13.4 percent were HIV-positive, including 9.6 percent of men not enrolled at the clinics.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: Women's Health Symposium Takes AIM at AIDS, More

...mid-afternoon, about 100 people had taken advantage of massages, condoms, and other giveaways. One booth offered free cheek-swab HIV testing, instructing users that results would be available in about one week. "I've never been tested for AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Sobering News for Teen Girls About HIV, AIDS

...25-year-old Latina speaker who had contracted HIV at age 16 from her husband. Outside the event, students could take an oral swab HIV test. The prospect of an iPod, perhaps, boosted the number of testers to twice the anticipated 20, requiring... Read more »
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Victories for Transgender Advocates; Next Up -- Passing GENDA

...HIV infection rate. The second (A11487), which passed in the Assembly Health Committee, permits doctors to administer a mouth swab HIV test with the patient's oral consent. Previously, doctors had to ask for written consent. The bill's sponsors... Read more »
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No Symptoms, but Tested POS mouth swab

Posted by Guest8923, 2 Replies
...I just need a little encouragement. I took a mouth swab in May 2008 and it was + for HIV. I took a full blood test at my drs office tested neg, i waited 8 months to make sure and tested Read more »

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by health2010, 1 Reply
...is it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »

Prolonged menstrual period an HIV symptom?

Posted by anonymous34134, 1 Reply
...weeks after that I developed a bad cough and thought I might be HIV positive. I got tested 3 months after the encounter (mouth swab) - negative. Then, a month later (that makes it four months after the encounter), I got a blood test. Still... Read more »

drug test

Posted by Anonymous
...i had to take a drug test in order for a job. it was like the same test i took for the hiv test with the cotton swab in my mouth . i would like to know if the drug test also shows if you hav hiv or not?? Read more »