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ask: Oral HIV Test

By Anonymous
 
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Hello,
I was sexually assaulted by someone with unknown HIV status about a year ago. I used an oraquick HIV test today and it gave me a negative result. I keep reading that 1 in 13 people will get a false negative. Anyone have any thoughts on this?

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Hi Anonymous,

You should always consult with your doctor for the proper testing and followup as HIV results should always be given by a blood test.

I hope this helps and good luck.

Missie

January 20, 2013 - 9:45am
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