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Factors Influencing Hiv Test Results

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Does exercising influence a HIV test result?

Dear Dr David Wohl, I took a HIV test 8 and a half months after a possible exposure and it came out negative. But before the test, I was exercising for about 10 minutes plus and the duration between the exercise and the test was around 45 minutes....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
See recent post re HIV testing and lack of influence of other factors. We can added exercise.DW... Read more »

Factors that influence seroconversion?

Could certain factors influence seroconversion to take longer than the normal six months window... Read more »

Influences on a positive result

Is or are there any particular cases where people have tested positive for the HIV antibodies, yet... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Partner Communication, Commitment Influenced HIV Testing in Adolescents

This article was reported by Healio . An article in Healio reported that inner-city adolescents in committed relationships with strong partner communication about HIV were more inclined to get tested for the virus. Researchers, including Hina... Read more »
Body Positive

Medical Matters: Factors Influencing Adherence

Non-adherence of antiretroviral therapy can lead to higher viral loads and viral resistance, while proper adherence is linked with viral suppression. Data show that adherence of over 95 percent is needed for effective viral suppression. Adherence to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Interaction of Sexual Identity With Sexual Behavior and Its Influence on HIV Risk Among Latino Men: Results of a Community Survey in Northern San Diego County, California

To inform efforts to reduce Latinos' HIV risk, the authors of the current study examined the sexual behavior, sexual identities, and HIV risk factors of a community sample of Latino men. In 2005 and 2006, 680 Latino men in randomly selected,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Exploration of Factors Influencing Adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) Among People Living With HIV/AIDS in Northern Thailand

The chief purpose of the current report, the first of a three-phase study of the experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in northern Thailand, "was to gain an in-depth understanding of the factors contributing to adherence in patients... Read more »
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Affecting factor for HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I heard that some anti-allergic medicine (i.e piriton) will prevent the body from producing antibody...right?? Will someone take this medicine getting the -ve result for HIV even he/she is inflected. IF yes, need he/she stop to have those medicine... Read more »

Confusing test results

Posted by 03182011, 2 Replies
I've been tested positive a few weeks ago though a mail in anonymous blood sample.

i've took a few weeks to figure things out and went to a clinic to do the oraquick anonymously - the test result returned negative. i've just sent the mail in again... Read more »

Test Results....

Posted by Overstressed, 3 Replies
Hi everyone how are you guys,
Well I have been doing lots of reading about test and time periods. I just wanted to share something to guys about my test result .Back in 2003 when I got my test result it came out negative and I remember thinking thank... Read more »

Test results are negative!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hey is anyone else noticing a pattern on here???? ;-)
A lot of us are negative, there is hope!
Just thought I better mark my negative result for the record, I feel so blessed by God for seeing me through this experience and for building my faith and... Read more »