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Does Std Testing Test For Hiv As Well

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was on anti depressant(citalopram) for two years and was drinking alcohol in the same two years time, before i got tested. WIll that effect my HIV test result or any other STD test results.

Dear Dr. ConwayI had an exposure, and due to the stress, I was on an antidepressant(citalopram 20 mg everyday) and I was also drinking alcohol everyday again because of the stress. In the morning I used to take citalopram 20 mg everyday and in the...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
None of the drugs you are taking (and no drugs that I know of) have any effect on the HIV antibody test results. I would say the same thing about any of the other tests you have undergone. If the results were negative (for HIV-1 and everything... Read more »

Nystatin, Desonate and my HIV/STD test reliability.

Dear Dr. Bob, I apply Nystatin/Triamcinolon Acetonide cream 30gm for my anal itching, inside the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Be Greater Than AIDS: Get Yourself Tested Week Promotes Free HIV Testing June 19-27, 2010

...especially young people, to get tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the week leading up to National HIV Testing Day (June 27th). The campaign will spotlight 10 cities -- Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston,... Read more »
The Body

National HIV Testing Day Throughout the Year!

...Territorial AIDS Directors . Murray Penner, National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) (PDF) on June 27 th is an important day each year when state and local health departments... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: A Free Precaution; Group Offers HIV, STD Tests, Prevention Information

... AIDS Community Alliance (ACA) of South Central Pennsylvania has partnered with eight other organizations to bring free HIV testing to gay bars, public housing complexes, and church breakfasts across the region. Statewide, the outreach has been a... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...symptoms are mild, or people think they have a cold or the flu. The only way to know for sure if you are infected is to take an HIV test. Do I Need to Get Tested for HIV? The CDC estimates that about 21% of HIV-positive people do not know... Read more »
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Think I might have hiv or other illness

Posted by VAmberwaves7, 2 Replies
My name is Vanessa I have been with my boyfriend for about a year and he is the only one I have been with without a condom he said he has been with girls without really been tested for stds or hiv. I have always been tested for hiv and stds of last... Read more »

Hiv scared

Posted by quattro, 3 Replies
I hope this will not be long and somebody can answer..It all begin about 7 weeks ago i had unprotected sex with female for about 30 sec i realize and stopped imediatly and after that i had strange burning in my penis i went to er after 6 days they... Read more »

some questions

Posted by sayitaintso, 1 Reply
...symptoms started and she ran a strep test, as well as all other std tests which came back negative. She also drew blood for an HIV test, but I work at a university, and the results won't be available for a few more days. I have been terrified... Read more »

sex with woman 2yrs ago, never saw her again!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had sex with a woman I met in a bar one night. Don't remember her name, and never saw her again. I got everything, my dick about rotted off. Still ill. Could it be this disease? Read more »