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What happens if results come back HIV positive after using the Nurx Home STI Test Kit?

Any HIV results will be disclosed in a sensitive and informed fashion, following state laws around result disclosure. Our team of medical providers are equipped with HIV education and links to care resources for further testing and ongoing HIV treatment.

If you are living with HIV, it is important to start treatment with HIV medication (called antiretroviral therapy or ART) as soon as possible after the infection is discovered, ideally on the day you are diagnosed. There are multiple actions you can take to prevent transmitting HIV to an HIV-negative sex partner, such as getting your own viral load to an “undetectable” level by taking your HIV medications as prescribed, by practicing safe sex techniques, and by talking to your partner about using Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis or PrEP. PrEP is a daily medication that can dramatically reduce an HIV-negative person’s chance of getting HIV. Taken every day, PrEP can lower the risk of acquiring HIV by well over 90%.

If you are interested in at home STI testing from Nurx get started here. We offer three different STI test kits for you to choose from, Healthy Woman Kit, Basics Covered Kit and the Full Control Kit. Just answer a few health questions to get started and pay a $15 consultation fee, which includes unlimited messaging with our medical team for a year. Then our medical team will review and our partner lab will mail you a kit in discreet packaging. Once your sample is mailed to the lab and tested, our medical team will reach out to discuss results and next steps.

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