Aldara (Imiquimod) - False positive HIV Test?
Jun 3, 2004
I am getting tested early next week for HIV using the OraSure rapid test. My doctor prescribed me Aldara (Imiquimod) to treat molluscum contagiousum. I had a few of the umbilicated wart like bumps on my lower abdomen. I was wondering if the use of Aldara or me having molluscum contagiousum would cause a false positive on the HIV test? Thanks.
Response from Dr. Frascino
Nope, not a problem at all. Aldara will not affect HIV test results. Good luck.
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