I recently had unprotected sex with a person that I met in a nightclub (“one night stand”) and now Im really worried I may have caught AIDS. Where can I get tested for HIV/AIDS?
AidsFactSheet.com responds: First of all you should always be “prepared” by carrying condoms when you go out to socialize. From the sound of your question you didn’t plan on having sex but then again nobody “plans” on getting HIV or AIDS. So, in the future, if you think there is even a remote chance you’ll engage in a sexual act, be prepared! Now to your question. Today there are several choices that you have regarding how and where to get tested. One of the first issues to confront is that of “Anonymous” vs. “Confidential” testing. In most states, you can find testing sites that offer either “Anonymous” or “Confidential” HIV testing. Anonymous testing is available in certain locations but is most common with and through FDA Approved HIV home testing kits such as the ones offered through AidsFactSheet.com. Anonymous testing uses code numbers or passwords to identify your test. Your full name is never used. You use the code to get your results within 3-7 days (depending on test purchase