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Can Lymphoma Affect Hiv Antibody Test Result

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Dr. Frascino, please answer my question. Donation promised.

Dr. , I have used Elidel cream for the anal area for the skin tags/hemmoroids for about 2 years. I used to use the cream on and off as needed. I used to scratch the anal area a lot, and draw blood. I see that in your forms you told that topical...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-antibody test results would not be affected by your use of Elidel cream from 2005-2007. Your fears about skin cancer, lymphoma and inaccurate HIV test Read more »

HIV positive or not?! Scared Mom of 4 kids. Help me.

Dear Dr. Robert, About three weeks ago I had a standard set of blood tests ran and... Read more »

pregnant positive/indeterminate test results

Please Help!!!I have asked this question three times and really need help so I can stop stressing.I... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...WHO AIDS case definition, with a broader spectrum of clinical manifestations of HIV infection, is employed in settings where HIV antibody tests are available ( WHO . Wkly Epidemiol Rec. 1994;69:273). As of the end of 2000, an estimated 36.1... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

...rituximab. They shrink tumors and increase the time before tumors return. The Bottom Line NHL, a cancer involving B-cells, affects people with advanced AIDS. It is serious and often fatal. The use of ART has reduced the number of new cases.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chemistry Panel

...different "reference ranges" or normal values for the results of each test. Most lab reports show the normal range and highlight any test results outside the normal range. For more information on normal laboratory test results, see Fact Sheet... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Does It Mean if I Test Positive? Are the Test Results Confidential? How Accurate Are the Tests? The Bottom Line What Is HIV Testing? HIV... 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 »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the Data? If four million South Africans are HIV positive, President Mbeki should demand that all four million HIV antibody test results be submitted to him immediately. Neenyah Ostrom -- 09/26/2001 A high-profile argument has erupted between... Read more »

I have MS so would it affect the test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
All, I have mild MS and i had a recent exposure with a woman of unknown status. It was unprotected oral and vaginal sex. It's been almost three months and I want to get tested. However, I've read that MS could cause my body to not produce... Read more »

Can an underlying disease affect test results?

Posted by Anonymous
...If you had an underlying disease like cancer and didnt know it could it affect pcr and anitbody test? Read more »