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Anonymous HIV Tests in Singapore: Where, How and Costs

Anonymous HIV Tests in Singapore: Where, How and Costs

You are likely to have heard of HIV before. Or perhaps you are sexually active and wonder if you are HIV-positive. Although there is no cure for HIV, people are reluctant to get tested mainly due to the social stigma surrounding people with not only HIV but other STDs as well.

HIV is a virus that negatively affects the immune system, thus increasing your risk of other diseases and infections. However, without diagnosing and treatments, the infection will progress to an advanced disease stage of HIV called AIDS.

If you want to get tested for HIV but want to keep it under wraps, I have good news for you -- anonymous HIV testing is available.

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Anonymous HIV testing does not require the person to provide any names, NRIC numbers or contact numbers. Instead, a number is usually assigned to the test which allows the person being tested to receive the test results. No personal particulars are recorded, even with positi...
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