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Does Having Crohn's Disease Affect Hiv Antibody Test Result

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Crohn's Disease extend window? Need a Wooo Hooo

Dr. Bob,Sorry for the 4th email, I don't mean to be a bother, but I am a wreck. Please, need your help. I live in the US, had unprotected vaginal encounter with what most would call a low risk female (married mother of two - but I do not know how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your controlled Crohn's disease (no current meds) would not affect the accuracy of your HIV-antibody test or alter the window period duration. In other words: Read more »

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...take. Myths About HIV Tests The myth: "The 'AIDS test' can't be trusted." The reality : The 'AIDS test' measures HIV antibodies. If you are infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The HIV antibody test (called... 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 »

Croh's & HIV association???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...scares me, I have just been diagnosed with Crohn's. My question is can HIV antibody testing be affected from already having Crohn's Disease? I have a 95 day negative HIV test, but have read that HIV detection may be delayed due to Crohn's???... Read more »

Questions about vaccine/crohns disease

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My son is concerned that HIV funding is going towards the prevention but not the cure. wHATS GOING ON WITH THAT? He has Crohns disease and I dont understand yet how that interacts with his HIV. Any info would be helpful or an online sourse to... Read more »

Test results

Posted by briannan, 3 Replies
Local health department...was supposed to get them back today, but now they are saying Friday. Should I be worried that its taking longer it means its positive? When I called the first time today, they said they didn't have any of that day's blood... Read more »