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Can Asthma Medication Cause A False Negative On HIV Test

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possible late seroconversion

HI Dr.BOB, first of all i want to thank you for your great service and appologies form my poor english. this is my story: I`m 27 old bisexual guy from france, and in the begining of may(10 th) i had unprotected oral sex( receptive/giving) with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Bonjour,Si tu veux tu peux m'crire dans la langue de Molire!The HIV-acquisition risk for oral sex is very low. Your negative HIV tests out to 12.5 weeks are definitive and conclusive. The corticosteroids in your asthmas and allergic rhinitis... Read more »

Please help me to find out if I have got infected by HIV

Hi Robert, Could you please help me out. I had sex with a sex worker(unknown HIV status) with... Read more »
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Hiv pcr false negative and seroconversion

Posted by Seoulguy, 1 Reply
...I need some help. I am in Seoul and have had PCR and Antigen test at 7 weeks - both negative. However, my skin is changing rapidly - brown marks and cauliflower patterns - red dry knuckles and a rash on my face Read more »

Help please.. Possible 2 False negative ELISA

Posted by HoPeAndFaiTh, 1 Reply
...negative. But I have all se sympthoms: Rash on the palms of my hands, candidiasis, sore throat, night swats, pains. 2 possible false negative tests?... help me please. I have another test this thursday, (after 12 weeks). This is my post in... Read more »

so ELISA tests NEVER give a false negative?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is this statement correct? Read more »

Medication affecting HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Where can I find out information about medication affecting results of HIV test? I was on antifungal when I took my test & worried about false negative. Read more »