|A very specific question. PLease answer. Donation is on the way
Feb 11, 2007
Hello Dr Bob,
Thank you somuch for all you do. I have read about the passing of your brother, and my thoughts and prayers are with you.
I need to know once and for all if an autoimmune disease, in my case, Graves disease, will affect the window period for HIV of 3 months?. I tested at three months and it was negative, but then I was diagnosed with Graves disease. Do I need further testing for HIV, or can I just wooohooo?
Your answer is appreciated. I'm in need of peace of mind please doctor.
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Thanks for your condolences.
Graves disease would not affect the validity of your negative three-monthly HIV test. It's WOO-HOO time.
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