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Does Having Skin Cancer Affect The 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 »

Waiting for the results! Just been tested! Really scared!

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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell test (see... Read more »
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...The most common ones are: PCP ( Pneumocystis pneumonia), a lung infection, see Fact Sheet 515 ; KS (Kaposi's sarcoma), a skin cancer, see Fact Sheet 511 ; CMV (Cytomegalovirus), an infection that usually affects the eyes, see Fact Sheet 504... 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 »

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 »

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 »