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Can Antibiotics Affect The Results Of An Hiv Test

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Cefprozil Antibiotic Will It Affect My HIV TEST

Good Day Dr. BobMy doctor has put me on Cefprozil antibiotic for my throat infection. If I take an HIV antibody test while on this antibiotic will it affect the result of my HIV test?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nope!Dr. Bob Read more »

Can antibiotics affect test Results?

...Can antibiotics affect the results of an HIV Test? I was tested awhile back, and was possibly on... Read more »

Can Antibiotics taken after exposure delay seroconversion (ANTIBIOTICS AND HIV TESTING, 2010)

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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...livers caused by: Other prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs such as Tylenol (acetaminophen), repeated use of antibiotics, or exposure to chemicals AIDS related opportunistic infections (OIs) such as MAC (mycobacterium avium... Read more »
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Pneumonias

...blood gases are drawn to measure oxygen content (the lower the amount of oxygen, the more serious the pneumonia) Treatment: Antibiotics Oxygen Rest Fluids Other medicines to help make breathing easier When pneumonia is severe, a... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
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Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

Swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...didn't know if it is HIV or not. I tested negative at 2 months with a quick blood test, so im just not sure? Currently I am on antibiotics for a sinus infection, not sure if this could affect it also? Has anyone else experienced pain like this... Read more »

antibiotics and hiv testing

Posted by fearfulbear, 1 Reply
...Was on I.V. antibiotics overnite in a hospital for diverticulitis, sent me home with some tablets of antibiotics, while i was still on antibiotics took Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »