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Do Pep Drugs Delay The Body In Producing Antibodies

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concerned about my bodies ability to produce antibodies please help

Dr. Wohl Something I really need your opinion on. Its bothering me and making me question my results.When I was youger I had my tonsils and adenoids removed. And as a teenager I had my appendix removed. I am now in my twenties and healthy. I...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Your prior surgery will in no way influence your ability to make HIV antibodies if you are infected. You have loads of other nodes and tissues that can make antibodies when HIV is present. You are HIV negative.DW... Read more »

HIV /Hep - B antibodies produced are same?

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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How fast are antibodies produced?

Posted by veryscared1, 2 Replies
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello everyone
I believe I have been infected with Hiv. I havnt been tested yet but I have many of the symptoms associated with ARS
The source of my possible infection had a confirmed std but tested negative for Hiv at 3-4 months. Is it possible that... Read more »

Possible Hiv infected but no antibodies produced?

Posted by chris8178, 2 Replies
Could you tell me is it possilble to have hiv with out having antibodies produced post 6 months?

I had unprotected anal sex about 7 months ago and been having some major health (oral) issues.

I have seen a lot of doctors; 3 ents; 2 general docs; 1... Read more »

Can Sulpiride affect the result of HIV antibody test?

Posted by character28, 2 Replies
Hi guys, do you have any information about this? Can it be possible that this antipsychotic alters the result of an HIV test? Is there actually any medicine that alters the result of an HIV test? I've asked this questions to the experts at TheBody... Read more »