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does paroxitine or any anti depressants effect hiv anti body test

Oct 11, 2004

Dr Bob ,your humour filled answers are indeed delightfull.I am really scared,i have been on antidepressant paroxitine 20 mg for the last 2 years my question is will this have any effect on hiv anti body test ,i have tested negative 9 months after exposure (8 test between 6 to 9 months).pls save me from mental agony . thanks and god bless a worried wanna be yooo hooo .

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hey there Worried-Wanna-Be-Yooo-Hooo,

First off, it's WOO-HOO, not YOOO-HOO or YAHOO or DOOO-DOOO.

Next, you've had eight tests between six to nine months???? Honey, I don't need to save you from mental agony. Rather, I've got to save you from draining so much blood out that you're becoming anemic! Stop already!!!

Antidepressants and paroxitine, do not affect HIV test results, ability to make anti-HIV antibodies, or the duration of the "window period." OK?

So Yoooo-hoooo, listen up you yahoo. Stop all this dooo-doooo and immediately begin to WOO-HOO!!!

Stay well.

Dr. Bob

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