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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: If the test is positive, it needs to be confirmed with a more definitive test. At up to one year after exposure a negative result does not rule out HI ... Read More

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Stop Testing: You do not have hiv. Please stop testing. You are okay.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HIV antibody tests: No. The antibody testing that is the routine way to test for HIV is not a good test for such a time this close to exposure. But, there is the HIV ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe. Maybe not.: One can ask his doctor to order an HIV blood test, which will tell whether the Oraquick was a false positive or a real positive. If desiring a HealthT ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Reliable after 3 mo: If 3 months or more have passed since your last possible exposure, the Oraquick test is conclusive. The negative result proves you don't have HIV. If ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
27 years experience Infectious Disease
Too soon to tell: If you had sex with a condom that did not break, the risk of transmission is very low. That is why it is important to always use a condom. It can ta ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HIV Testing: Yes. As long as at least twelve weeks have passed after an exposure.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Very: Very accurate as long as one waits till the exposure is far enough in the past that there would be an antibody against HIV to test for.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
There can be: False negatives if you test within 3 months of transmission.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: The test is sensitive in detecting antibodies to HIV. However, some people may not make antibodies for up to a year after infection. If you are concer ... Read More

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