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Drinking After Someone Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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Can drinking alcohol affect HIV test results

I had an HIV test yesterday, just after lunch where I had drank 2 glasses of wine. Will the alcohol from the wine affect the test results? I just read somewhere that drinking too much alcohol can affect the test results, and now I am afraid the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're worried that two glasses of a fine chardonnay would affect HIV test results? Dude, come on; be reasonable. If that were the case, don't you think you would have been advised by your doctor Read more »

alcohol and HIV tests (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

I am a college student and I've done a fair amount of drinking in the past. I got tested at 3... Read more »
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The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...foods (carbohydrates), such as bread, potatoes, rice, and corn. See a registered dietitian to help you plan your meals. Many AIDS service organizations have registered dietitians on staff who will see you free of charge. Sometimes, despite diet... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...do to protect your liver from damage, help it to heal, and support its function. Avoid Alcohol and Street Drugs Heavy drinking can cause cirrhosis Many HIV drugs and other medications should not be combined with alcohol Avoid alcohol... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women and girls. That percentage grew to 27% in 2007. About 80% of women... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
Connect With Others

Could I get HIV/STD from random people's drinks?

Posted by jacko2217, 2 Replies
...also poured out some people's unfinished drinks into my glass to drink with myself and some friends. Do this put me at risk for HIV, STDs or anything else? I'm thinking about gettin tested, just as an afterthought. Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that Read more »

saliva test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How accurate are the saliva tests? I hear both on them...yet some HIV clinics only use them as their testing methods. Thanks! :) Read more »