|Antiviral drugs mess up test result? Dr David
Oct 1, 2013
After 3 days of exposure, I develop a cold sore on my lip. I don't remember using condom or not due to toxicity! But I never kiss that girls. Why I'm having an outbreak?? I went to my family doctor, test negative for acute herpes test, but he told me I expose to this virus before! Why is it negative on my acute test while I'm having outbreak! That why scare me the most because is it due to HIV symptom? I went and test at 17 days and negative for HIV rapid test? I'm really concerning is it I'm on antiviral for 5 days that mess up my hiv test result?? Please answer my question!! I'm really worry and scared now, can't sleep
| Response from Dr. Wohl
No. This medication will not interfere with HIV testing.
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