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Can hiv rapid testing be preformed wrong??

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • November 16, 2008
  • 05:09 PM

I TOOK A TEST, came back neg thankfully. but the doctor pricked my finger the first time and to a swab of blood then put it into the test . there was not enough blood and he had to ****k another finger to get more with the same swab then put that into the test. Would that have effected the result of the test or am i just being paranoid again?? i think il take the test again but i dont want to go through all the stress again. can this test be preformed wrong and if so how.

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  • when i went for tests i always thought docs made mistake on tests,never believed them one time the doc had to do my test the normal way also the rapid way just to try and put my mind at ease as i was so distressed, but calm down ,if they say your clear your clear stop stressing forget about it ,,
    ellie.69er 1 Replies
    • November 17, 2008
    • 04:23 PM
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  • I don't think this would affect your result, but if you have any concern at all you should call the lab where the test is done & ask.
    aquila 1263 Replies
    • November 17, 2008
    • 05:18 PM
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