Jul 24, 2011
Hello Dr. McGowan,
1.Can stimulants (caffeine) cause a false negative on HIV antibody test? 2. Also, can thyroid problems delay seroconversion? 3. Can eating sugar cause lymph nodes to swell? Thanks, Chara
| Response from Dr. McGowan
No, there are no medications that can cause a false negative HIV test, nor would thyroid problems effect the testing. Likelwise, excessive sugar intake would not cause swollen lymph nodes.
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