Not Fasting before HIV screening does matters?
Feb 16, 2010
Hi Robert, I remember i had a cup of coffee & a cigiratte an hour before HIV screening test and it was around 10 am in the morning. I am HIV negative. W'ld coffee and cigiratte matters before HIV test?
Response from Dr. Frascino
Fasting is not necessary for HIV screening. However, I do have a piece of medical advice for you. Quit smoking! If you don't, cigarettes will indeed kill you in a very painful and undignified fashion. I watched my brother die of cigarette-induced lung cancer with brain metastases.
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