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Carbon Health, Boston

Carbon Health

3.92(12 reviews)
80 Summer St, Boston, MA 0211080 Summer St
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Getting a HIV test is quick and easy with Solv. Find and book same day and next day appointments at participating providers in Boston. You could be in and out in under an hour and have your HIV screening results available in under an hour.

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Carbon Health, Boston

Carbon Health

3.92(12 reviews)
80 Summer St, Boston, MA 0211080 Summer St
OpenTue 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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PhysicianOne Urgent Care, Medford

PhysicianOne Urgent Care

4.49(191 reviews)
4110 Mystic Valley Pkwy, Medford, MA 021554110 Mystic Valley Pkwy
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

I had a great experience there. The staff and Dr Hon Hoi Yee, were very nice and professional.
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PhysicianOne Urgent Care, Chestnut Hill

PhysicianOne Urgent Care

4.51(148 reviews)
1210 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, MA 024671210 Boylston St
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Convenient location. Short wait. Have had Jim do pcr test several times. Friendly and relaxed.
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PhysicianOne Urgent Care, Waltham

PhysicianOne Urgent Care

4.46(107 reviews)
1019 Trapelo Rd, Waltham, MA 024521019 Trapelo Rd
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Excellent physician (Alicia) explaining medical terms so thoroughly. Absolutely loving my first experience here!
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Carbon Health, Dedham

Carbon Health

5.0(2 reviews)
Legacy Place Building 400, Dedham, MA 02026Legacy Place Building 400
OpenTue 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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PhysicianOne Urgent Care, Westwood

PhysicianOne Urgent Care

4.44(142 reviews)
211 University Ave, Westwood, MA 02090211 University Ave
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

They are amazing here very friendly staff and comfortable atmosphere
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AFC Urgent Care, North-Andover

AFC Urgent Care

4.4(15 reviews)
129 Turnpike St, North Andover, MA 01845129 Turnpike St
OpenTue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Recent patient review

It is an extraordinary and unique experience to be treated with as much care and kindness as I was by Lisa at the AFC Urgent Care Center in North Andover. Highest recommend based on that experience. Much gratitude.
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ARCpoint Labs, Southboro - Framingham

ARCpoint Labs

5.0(6 reviews)
333 Turnpike Rd, Southborough, MA 01772333 Turnpike Rd
OpenTue 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Physicianone Urgent Care, Franklin

Physicianone Urgent Care

649 Old West Central St, Franklin, MA 02038649 Old West Central St
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.3(502 reviews)
13406 Medical Complex Dr, Boston, MA 0211513406 Medical Complex Dr
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Recent patient review

I highly recommend for anyone thinking of getting tested. From start to finish the whole process was hassle free and and very professional. I had my results very quickly and discreetly couldn't be happier with the service.
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.4(508 reviews)
320 Prather Ave, Boston, MA 02115320 Prather Ave
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Recent patient review

I would 100% recommend this company to anyone wanting to check their health status. The process was incredibly easy and done through certified labs. The results are frequently back by the next day.
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.34(486 reviews)
1340 Boylston St, Boston, MA 022151340 Boylston St
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I highly recommend for anyone thinking of getting tested. From start to finish the whole process was hassle free and and very professional. I had my results very quickly and discreetly couldn't be happier with the service.
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.39(443 reviews)
1180 W Wilson St, Brookline, MA 024461180 W Wilson St
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Recent patient review

Great discreet service, scheduled my visit and paid for for the test online not in Showed up at lab, checked in and was seen within minutes. Blood and urine were collected, test results came back quickly within 2 days because I did my test on a Friday. Quick, easy and cheap. Didn't have to wait for a visit to my PCP, and then get referral to lab.
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.44(563 reviews)
11 Old Park Ln Road, Boston, MA 0213511 Old Park Ln Road
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Recent patient review

I came in one day without an appoint and waited two hours as a walk-in before I had to leave without being tested. I made an appointment through Priority Lab Testing for the next day, showed up on time, got tested easily and was on my way in 15-20 minutes. Staff is friendly and helpful.
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.34(567 reviews)
3700 Washington St, Boston, MA 021303700 Washington St
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Recent patient review

I was very surprised with my experience here. My appointment was made very quickly. I was seen in a very short period of time. My test results came back in a very timely manner. I was able to speak with a doctor soon after and was taking care of. I was very satisfied with the experience I had here. I definitely recommend using them for any issues you have or any questions you may have.
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.26(557 reviews)
7737 Southwest Fwy, Boston, MA 021357737 Southwest Fwy
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After receiving my results, I called Priority Lab Testing and discussed the results with a consultation. This consultation filled in my knowledge gaps and made me more aware of my particular situation.
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.59(526 reviews)
2800 N California St, Boston, MA 021352800 N California St
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Recent patient review

I would 100% recommend this company to anyone wanting to check their health status. The process was incredibly easy and done through certified labs. The results are frequently back by the next day.
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.37(495 reviews)
15810 S 45Th St, Boston, MA 0212615810 S 45Th St
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Recent patient review

I would 100% recommend this company to anyone wanting to check their health status. The process was incredibly easy and done through certified labs. The results are frequently back by the next day.
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.51(549 reviews)
500 Congress St, Quincy, MA 02169500 Congress St
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Recent patient review

Excellent customer service. Knowledgeably answered all questions. Appointment and billing were fast. Testing next day was on time and professional. Results available within 24 hours. Highly recommend.
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Priority Lab Testing

Priority Lab Testing

4.36(582 reviews)
500 Birchwood Ave, Saugus, MA 01906500 Birchwood Ave
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After receiving my results, I called Priority Lab Testing and discussed the results with a consultation. This consultation filled in my knowledge gaps and made me more aware of my particular situation.
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HIV Test FAQs

  • Who should get an HIV test?

    Everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 should take an HIV test at least once in their lives. Some people are more likely to get HIV and should be tested more regularly. Those who have had sex with an HIV-positive partner, those who inject drugs, sexually active gay men, and those who have unprotected sex are all included. You should get checked every 6-12 months if you have any of these risk factors.

  • How do they test for HIV?

    Antibodies created by your body in reaction to the virus are examined in HIV tests. A blood test or a sample of cells obtained from the inside of the cheek can be used to do this. After that, the sample is transported to a lab, where a technician will look for antibodies.

  • How long should I wait to get an HIV test?

    It can take a long time for your body to build enough antibodies for an HIV test to detect the illness if you become sick. It may take 3-12 weeks for your blood to contain adequate antibodies. Even if you have HIV, you could have a negative test result during this time.

  • How long will I have to wait for HIV test results in Boston?

    Because the sample must be sent to a laboratory for investigation, most HIV test results might take anywhere from a few days to several weeks. On the other hand, some Boston clinics or doctor's offices may offer rapid HIV testing, which can deliver a diagnosis in as little as 20 minutes. Rapid HIV testing involve a little sample of blood or fluid obtained from the mouth. You'll need a follow-up blood test to confirm the diagnosis if a fast test comes up positive.

  • How much does an HIV test cost?

    A variety of factors influence the cost of an HIV test, including the type of test you receive, the location where you are tested, and whether or not you have health insurance. HIV testing may be provided for free or at a low cost by some clinics or health authorities. If you're a college student, you might be able to get free HIV tests through your school.

  • Is HIV testing covered by my insurance?

    The majority of insurance coverage cover HIV testing. The Affordable Care Act mandates that all new health plans provide free HIV testing for those aged 15 to 65. If you have any doubts about what is covered under your individual health plan, you can always call your insurance company or go to their website.

  • Where can I get an HIV test in Boston?

    Many Boston health clinics, doctor's offices, and the health department offer HIV testing. Some pharmacies with on-site clinics may also be able to give HIV testing. Even though some clinics accept walk-in appointments, making an appointment ahead of time will save you time and ensure that you receive your test on the same day.

  • Can I get a same-day appointment for HIV testing?

    Yes, Solv offers same-day and next-day HIV testing appointments. We collaborate with thousands of healthcare providers across the country to make it easier for everyone to access the medical assistance they require quickly and conveniently. On our website, you can choose a physician near you and make an appointment right now.

  • How can I book an HIV test on Solv?

    Simply type "HIV test" and your location into our website's search box. You'll find a list of providers and their available appointment times on the next page. Fill out the form to arrange an appointment at a time and location that is convenient for you. Make certain that your appointment is for "HIV testing."

  • Can I test myself for HIV at home?

    Although there are several home HIV tests available, not all of them are accurate or FDA-approved. For a home test, you'll need a swab from the inside of your mouth or a blood sample taken with a finger pricker. If you get a positive result on a home HIV test, you should see a doctor to confirm the diagnosis and start treatment.

Boston HIV Testing

More than a million people in the United States are HIV-positive. It is possible to have HIV without being aware of it. In reality, about a third of HIV-positive people have no idea they're infected. You run the risk of infecting others if you have HIV and are ignorant of it. If you test positive, you'll be able to take steps to prevent the disease from spreading further. Certain groups of people are more affected by HIV than others, such as racial minorities and gay men. Furthermore, HIV is more common in the South. 

Despite the fact that HIV has no cure, it can be managed with medication that inhibits the virus's growth in the body. The medicine must be utilized in order to be effective. If left untreated, HIV can have catastrophic implications, so it's vital to get tested and treated if you suspect you're at risk. HIV weakens the immune system, making you more susceptible to other infections and potentially fatal diseases including cancer.

You should get tested for HIV if you have had unprotected intercourse with a new partner, had multiple sexual partners, had sexual contact with an infected partner, or used intravenous drugs. One of the most prevalent ways to catch HIV is by sharing needles with an HIV-positive person. While the CDC recommends that everyone who is sexually active get tested for HIV at least once, not everyone who is sexually active does.

Rob Rohatsch
Medically reviewed by Dr. Rob Rohatsch, MD

Updated on Sep 25, 22

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