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Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Aug 24, 2009

Dr. Bob I forgot to ask you something in my little thank you letter to you today. Is testosterone replacement therapy considered immunosuppresive enough to give a false negative result on an HIV test? I'm on 125cc per week/injectable (testosterone enanthate). Would that alter the results of my HIV test?

Thanks Not Terrified in Miami Anymore!

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi Not Terrified,

Nope! Your testosterone replacement therapy would not affect the accuracy of your HIV-antibody test.

Be well.

Dr. Bob



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