Can PEP Treatment Effect The Antibody Tests Used For HIV
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Bob,I see several worrisome problems with the information in your post. First, your PEP was begun 96 hours after your exposure. PEP is most effective if started immediately after an exposure. The more time that elapses between exposure and taking... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello David,I agree it's irrational to think a hospital lab would run an HIV test, determine the results are positive, and then tell you the test was never run or canceled. Why would they do that? It really doesn't matter to the hospital... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi David,I agree you should have an HIV-antibody baseline test. You can get it done now. If you are HIV infected, the HIV-antibody test will still be positive, even though you are taking PEP.I'm quite concerned on several levels about the ID... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyG-Man -
I have lifted a quote of yours from another post:
"If you are actually infected the disease will start replicating immediately and that is where ARS comes from in the 2 to 6 week range. The only things that can delay replication is PEP or... Read more »
Posted by johnnyyop2011, 1 ReplyOn June 16, I discovered I was exposed several times to HIV from March 15 to June 10.
I tested negative via an antibody tests both in April and on June 17.
On June 17, I was immediately put on Post Exposure Prophylaxis medications (Kaletra 200-50 mg... Read more »
Posted by character28, 2 RepliesHi guys, do you have any information about this? Can it be possible that this antipsychotic alters the result of an HIV test? Is there actually any medicine that alters the result of an HIV test? I've asked this questions to the experts at TheBody... Read more »
Posted by question_mark, 1 ReplyI need to have my three month test done. Actually, my three month 2 & 1/2 week test, because I've been procrastinating.
My last possible exposure would have been 8/19. I didn't think of it as being a "possible exposure" at the time. I gave... Read more »
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