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On July 24th I had a rapid hiv finger stick test conducted.  The control line was bright red but it only went 95% across. (not the full 100%).  The counselor said it wasnt a problem because it was located where it should have been, right next to the C.

Do you agree with this statement?


Consequently I returned to a different site on July 28th.  They did the same test and the result was negative.  The line went fully across this time.


Thanks!!
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Do you have any thoughts about my post?

Thanks
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186166 tn?1385262982
you dont have hiv
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Can you comment on why you believe that?
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How are you so sure?  That one test where the control line didn't fully extend spooked me.
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That one test where the control line didn't fully extend spooked me.  Thoughts?
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186166 tn?1385262982
BEING SPOOKED DOESNT CREATE HIV.

time to accept your status and move along with your life.
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Thanks for responding, but what are your thoughts about the control line not fully extending across the panel?  I appreciate your insight.
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186166 tn?1385262982
and why are you so focused on that control line?  did you not have another test done after that one?

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Yes I tested using the same test on July 26 and July 28.  Both results were negative.  Both times the control line was dark red and complete.
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Then move on.
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