|can an abcess tooth affect vl count?
Apr 28, 2003
I am new to all of this. Can a abcess tooth affect my vl. I had the tooth removed today. I ask because my vl was very high considering I have been infected only one year or less. Also, I had a a tetanus shot several weeks earlier. Please help! Kevin
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Ongoing infections and immunizations can transiently affect the viral load results, particularly those who are not currently on HIV treatment.
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