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HIV Monitoring Test Basics

Your HIV-positive test result only lets you know that you've been infected with HIV. To find out if it's time to get HIV treatment, you'll have to visit a health care provider and get two additional tests: a CD4 count and a viral load test. This resource breaks down what it means to monitor these two important numbers. You'll want to have them checked a few times a year when you visit the doctor for monitoring. If you want, take some time to...
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oraquick hiv home test results A Microscopic grey line where the T is

I have a quick question for you .... I took the new oraquick test last night cause i had already ordered it i ran the test and the red line at "C" was there No red line at "T" But if you looked very closley with a flashlight you...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I don't know. I am not familiar with the new home based test. While being a convenience, the test has its problems, including user-error. I suggest you take the test to your doctor along with the instructions. Even better, get a... Read more »

Home test result

Hi, David. My last sex was more than 4 months ago. And today i did a home test ( Ez-trust hiv 1&2 rapid screen test kit, which is approved by USAID), the result is negative. Is the result trustworthy? I followed closely the instruction on paper....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Yes, this is trustworthy and I would believe the result. DW... Read more »

oraquick home hive test results

It's been about 2 years since a potential exposure and I have taken 4 oraquick home tests this week. Followed directions carefully as instructed and all 4 came out clearly negative. Would a flu shot a month or so before impact results?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Flu shot does not alter HIV testing results. DW... Read more »

5 Minute HIV Home test

Hi Ryan, I recently come across HIV home test kits advertised online that provides test results in 5 mins. The web site is: you think these kits are reliable. What is your take on it?Thanks...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
DO NOT use any home testing kits that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The only home testing kit that is FDA approved is called Home Access ( the FDA's posting of information on buying HIV test... Read more »
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Process of Home Access Test Results

Posted by Smalltown, 3 Replies
ust had a question on calling for Home Access test results. My first concern is if the lab has even received the test. I mailed the test via FedEx on Monday AM. Don't know how far the package got in route before all flights were grounded. Just my... Read more »

HOME ACCESS is the ONLY home test one should use

Posted by DUDE
If you used the HOMEACCESS (FDA approved) HIV anti-body test, and it was >6 months past your last test,
you are HIV negative. The test is FDA approved, which is the government's way of saying it's safe and very reliable. It is the same
test used by... Read more »

Home Access Results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Do all the results come via electronic message or do the negatives come electronically and the positives come from an operator. Because if they send me to an operator I probably will swallow my tongue.

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Waiting On Home Access Results Need Encouragement

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everyone. 8 weeks ago I had a low risk encounter - I was fingered by another guy (i'm gay). My main concern is that there may have been precum on his finger because he was jacking off before - but I'm not sure about this. I know he licked his... Read more »