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What Stores Sell Hiv At Home Test

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraSure's First-Ever Home HIV Test Now on Store Shelves

OraQuick -- the OraSure Technologies rapid-results oral swab HIV test -- is now available for direct in-home use at more than 30,000 retailers nationwide, including CVS and Walgreens, as well as on the company's website. "For the first time ever,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alabama: Storing Up for Home, Auburn Students Convert Shipping Containers Into Housing for People With HIV

Fifteen miles outside Auburn in rural Lee County, a growing campus run by AIDS Outreach of East Alabama Medical Center is providing transitional housing for people with HIV. The homes, made from modified large steel shipping containers, were... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Questions Drug Store Tests for Sexually Transmitted Diseases

On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration sent a letter warning Identigene that its over-the-counter test to detect chlamydia and gonorrhea has not been approved by the agency. The product is being sold at most Rite Aid stores. Steve Smith,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Store bought vibrator

Hello! :) okay so a while ago I bought my first vibrator from Spencer's. After a month went by my evil mind began to formulate problems concerning the product. I called up the store and asked about their return policy and they told me they DO...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
There is no chance of getting HIV this way. None.This seems to be completely a case of your feelings overwhelming the facts in front of us that clearly say no risk.Hope this helps,Erik... Read more »

Situation at a store

Hi dr Shannon,I had a situation in a food store. I was waiting in the line and the cashier was handling my food. When I started to pay I noticed some weird dark spot on her palm, I think it was broken. I had my finger broken( broken skin and a...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThank you for your question and to your relief there is not a way for HIV transmission to happen in this way. Casual contact such as this does not pose a risk.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body... Read more »


Dear Rob,Sometime ago I indicated that my wife is pregant, now at 7 & 1/2 months. She was diagonised to be HIV positive.Well, I decided to take some tests but my result shows a clean bill, i.e. negative. I have repeatedly taken the self-test for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The only FDA-approved home test kit for HIV is the Home Access Express test. It is very accurate with sensitivity and specificity both approaching 100%. (See below.)Dr. BobHome Access Kits?Sep 3, 2005 Can you tell me if the Home Access test... Read more »

hiv in stored blood

if while doing a blood test(hemoglobin estimation) on a sample that had been stored over night it happens to fall on skin is there a risk...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Blood falling on intact skin? No. Now, please think: if your work involves doing tests on stored blood, isn't it time you learned a lot more about HIV? You can't be safe at work if you don't know what's risky and what isn't.... Read more »
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People selling their hiv meds?

Posted by kev63, 1 Reply
Is it true that this goes on in N.Y. i read it but cant beleive thanks,an like where do these things take place,cant they stop it? Read more »

Opinions on home testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have seen sites on the internet that sell new HIV test kits that will give you the results within three minutes. You place a fw drops of blood and if there are two lines your positive, one line, negative. Almost like a prregnancy test. Has anyone... Read more »

Home Tests (Are you there Jackie B)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
For the past 6 months or so I have been driving myself absolutely crazy with the fear that I have HIV from an unprotected encounter with my boyfriend who I later found out was promiscuous. The incident happened approx 2 1/2 years ago. I started... Read more »

Home test where?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can I ask where do you get a home test in your state do they sell them at some of the pharmacies? And which is the best to get Read more »