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3 Questions
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

Dear Chara,

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.

Best, Joe

my lab 2011
following up : infected couple but too much confusion

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