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Does Xanax Affect My Hiv Test

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Dr. Bob, I am still anxious over something that doesn't even make sense that you told me at one time is non-existent. So my question is. If I decide to get a HIV-DNA-PCR test and I take Lexapro for anxiety and .5 Xanex to help me with my sleep. Will...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Matt,Neither Lexapro nor Xanax will affect HIV tests. There is no need to stop them prior to your test.Good luck! You know I'll be rooting for you and sending good vibes (and good-luck Read more »

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...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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Do they screen pregnant woman for hiv

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Hello, i don't know what to do . My ex husband has hiv and got his girlfriend pregnant. He told me he was being careful and I just tried to stay out of their lives. Well, now she is pregnant and DOES NOT know his status...... He won't tell her... Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

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...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

Medication affecting HIV test

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...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 »

Lupus affect hiv testing

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If you had lupus and never been diagnosed becasue it may not be that severe could it still cause you to seroconvert late? Is so how late and would a 3 month test give you a false negative, false positive, or intermediate? Read more »