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Oral AIDS test accuracy?

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  • Posted By: angelpie545
  • March 19, 2008
  • 00:32 AM

I have been having some very confusing symptoms that have been getting progressively worse over nearly four years now. Last year I had an oral swab test for HIV, which was negative, and was told that I did not require the blood test, and that I was fine. This was at a Planned Parenthood. However, due to some medical errors they have made recently, I am beginning to question a lot of information that I have received there. So, hence my question, do I still require a blood test to determine if I am really HIV negative, or is a negative oral swab a good enough indicator?

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  • They are free at most county health departments, so why not just go and get a blood test?
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