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Alcohol And Resistance To Antiretrovirals

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Alcohol affects hiv test? (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2010)

i had 2 hiv tests after 4.5 months and it was neg. it was a 4th gen test. the day before test i drank alcohol a lot. also i m a binge drinker. will this affect my hiv test? is my neg. test reliable? does alcohol stops or affects the production of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Alcohol will not affect the validity of HIV-antibody tests. See below.Dr. Bobalcohol and HIV tests (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009) Read more »

alcohol and HIV tests (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

I am a college student and I've done a fair amount of drinking in the past. I got tested at 3... Read more »

ARV's and Alcohol

Hi Dr McGowan,I have said it before and will say it again, the information that yourself, Ben,... Read more »
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Is Common in HAART-Experienced Patients; Several HIV- and Antiretroviral-Related Factors May Play Role

...come from all over Italy to have a metabolic risk profile [taken]. The study I'm presenting here is entitled, "Evolution of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease [NAFLD] in HIV-Infected Patients: Incidence, Characteristics, and Predictors." 1 ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use, Unprotected Sex, and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Female Sex Workers in China

... "Alcohol use has been suggested to interfere with condom use and to increase sexual risk behaviors," explained the study authors, noting Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use and Antiretroviral Adherence: Review and Meta-Analysis

... Noting that "alcohol use is frequently implicated as a factor in non-adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)," the study authors Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Longitudinal Association of Alcohol Use With HIV Disease Progression and Psychological Health of Women With HIV

... The association of alcohol consumption and depression, and their effects on HIV disease progression among women with HIV, were the subjects of the current Read more »
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Alcohol and HIV

Posted by wonderbread, 2 Replies
...Hey all! I have been posative for about twenty months now. I am not taking any med yet but was wondering about alcohol. Some time I like to come home and a few beer after work or with friends on friday night but have been noticing that over the Read more »

HIV, alcohol and patience.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I am so worried about being impatient about everthing! I drink alcohol daily and take sustiva and combivir. Will alcohol and also zoloft for depression interact with the alcohol??? I work the afternoon Read more »

alcohol was involved

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hello i had unprotected sex with a girl i met at a bar. stupid i know. in any case two weeks later i had inflamation of where my testicles are. it was swollen for about a week and in beetween my groin and legs had bad rashes red and itchy. that... Read more »

Alcohol and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have read the virus is very weak and can be easily killed. My question is will alcohol like in scothch kill it? Has anyone read this? I gave a b/j to a guy he did not cum but I am worried about pre-cum. I immediatly Read more »