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I just had an HIV test done today (the oral swab test, the name escapes me for the moment) It came out to be negative. I have been stressing over this for a while now, i have been with 4 people all of which unprotected (stupid yes i know) the last time was this past auguest. I haven't had any warning signs really, but the past few days my throat has been bothering me a little bit. I'm just wondering if I should accept my results and move on with my life. I'v been reading a bit online and still dont feel convinced. Also i have no medicial insurance so it's a bit harder to find a facility that will test for free. Thank you so much!!
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replied February 11th, 2009
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You are more than likely fine.If you are not satisfied with the results then by all means get re tested. If you are only experiencing a sore throat then that could be a cold or flu or anything. If you have doubts about your results then you should get tested with a blood test.Also...ALWAYS practice safe sex...100% of the time.
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replied February 11th, 2009
trust me homer i'v learned my lesson! it's so not worth it! i will never do anything so stupid again. i guess i was mostly concerned if the Oral tests were just as accurate as a blood test? I'd rather have taken a blood test but they only offered oral where i had went to take it. (it was a college testing students for free)
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replied February 11th, 2009
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Maria85 wrote:
trust me homer i'v learned my lesson! it's so not worth it! i will never do anything so stupid again. i guess i was mostly concerned if the Oral tests were just as accurate as a blood test? I'd rather have taken a blood test but they only offered oral where i had went to take it. (it was a college testing students for free)
If you live in the US or England,you can get tested at many free clinics across the countries..oral tests are reliable but I personally like the blood tests.
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replied April 14th, 2011
have you find out what is wrong?
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