Can High Thyroid Antibodies Affect Hiv Testing

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...partner is experiencing some medical problems such as body splotches, gastrointenstinal issues, and amenorrhea. PCP drew blood for thyroid and pregnancy, both negative. She has been placed on hormones, but still has not started. So yeah, my... Read more »

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HIV Testing

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Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

"It's been one crazy year for me"

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...have readf the medical journals and it all makes perfect since with what happens to a women when she gets infected. I had a thyroid test done at 6 months was low, my bllod presure is always low when I go to the docs. I had my CBC ran and thyroid... Read more »

Need advice regarding my HIV antibody test

Posted by goingcrazy1000, 1 Reply
...oral sex, which was unprotected, but he did not all in my mouth. How accurate is the test? Does anyone feel I am at high risk or low risk? Should I get tested again? All the other STD's I got tested for were negative, except for... Read more »

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 »