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Taking Medications while testing for HIV and Hepatitis

Hello Dr, I promise i will donate to the organization. I got tested for HIV and Hepatitis C and both test results came back negative. But i just realized i was taking Famcyclovir during my window period because i had the shingles. I was just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree with your doc! Famciclovir will not affect the validity or accuracy of your HIV and hepatitis tests.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV Test / HIV Medication

Hi -My partner, we have been together over a year, is HIV positive. I had symptoms back in... Read more »

Does anti Viral medication effect HIV test results?

My Physician prescribed me Famtrex 250 dialy one tablet after dinner as i had been daignosed with... Read more »
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American Academy of HIV Medicine

AAHIVM Reaffirms Support for Routine HIV Testing, Calls Upon All Medical Providers to Perform at Least One HIV Test on National HIV Testing Day June 27

...the nation's health care system at center stage for the White House, the Congress and the country, the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), on National HIV Testing Day 2009, affirms its commitment to implementation of routine HIV testing in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Medical Association: Home HIV Tests "Too Risky"

... The chair of the South African Medical Association has warned against the use of home HIV test kits, urging persons instead to take the test in medical settings where Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

VA to Begin Offering Routine, Voluntary HIV Tests at Medical Centers

... The Veterans Affairs Department on Monday began "offering routine HIV tests to veterans who receive medical care," the Associated Press/ Washington Post reports. The new policy follows CDC's recommendations for voluntary, routine Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Recommendations for HIV Testing as Part of Routine Medical Care

...whether they engage in high-risk behaviors. CDC in 2006 also released recommendations for HIV screening as part of routine medical care. Bernard Branson of the HIV/AIDS prevention division at CDC, who helped develop the agency's current... Read more »
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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 »

I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
... Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

folliculitis

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Hi. I am a student doctor and I learnt yesterday in class that folliculitis is a feature of HIV+ Status. I have a few bumps on my back and legs and now I have got it in my head that I have HIV! I have had unprotected sex Read more »

SOBRE TEST DE HIV...???

Posted by mincho, 2 Replies
HOLA PROFESIONALES Y AMIGOS... ME PODRIAN AYUDAR... DESPUES DE LA EXPOSICION ME HECHO DOS PRUEBAS.. TOME LA DECISION DE HACERME LAS PRUEBAS MAS QUE TODO POR PREVENCION LA CHICA ERA MI NOVIA... 2 MESES Y 4 MESES PASADOS AMBAS NEGATIVAS... PODRE... Read more »