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      #37773 - 08/02/02 04:33 PM

I just had my 3 month 13 weeks test done and im neg.I was finished testing now i read autoimunne disease can slow the production of antibody's.I have arthritis now im worried could this slow my seroconversion down past 3 months or if so how long,do i need another test.

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      #37775 - 08/02/02 05:15 PM

If something as common as arthritis affected the results of hiv tests, don't you think the doctors and clinics giving the tests would have asked you if you had arthritis and factored that in?

I think a general rule that seems to be 100% true to me is that if you ask a question that contains the phrase "slow the production of antibodies" or "first or third generation test" then you do not have hiv and should quit obsessing about it.

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      #37798 - 08/02/02 11:07 PM

No arthritis dosen't slow down progression, congrats on your negitive.

The G-Man

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