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Other STDs Affect HIV Test

Doctor Bob,You are a legend -Just a quickie - Can having another more common STD like Chlamydia, Gonnorhea etc have any affect on the HIV blood test ie. causing false negatives or extending window period?I have checked the archives but Im obviously...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Quickie question. Quickie answer. Nope! Concurrent STDs, such as chlamydia, gonorrhea or syphilis, will not affect HIV-antibody test results or change the duration of the window period.You're Read more »

Name of test to check STDs including HIV

Which test I need to do for checking STDs including HIV? 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana: Teen-Led Event to Offer HIV Tests, Teach About STDs

...protection against STDs, and yet still believed they were not at risk for HIV. Last year, one of Huffman's sister's friends died of AIDS at age 19. As Huffman and Davis examined the issue, they were surprised that few health agencies had any... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., Makes Improvements on HIV/AIDS Efforts, but More Work to Be Done, Report Finds; District Expands STD Testing Pilot Program for Students

...related news, district officials are expanding a pilot program to all high schools in the coming year that offers tests for sexually transmitted diseases to students, the Post reports. The program began last year at eight local high schools... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing Frequency Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Attending Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics: Implications for HIV Prevention and Surveillance

... In the current study, researchers sought to describe trends in HIV testing occurrence and frequency among men who have sex with men (MSM) seeking treatment at four STD clinics and to define factors Read more »
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Testing for AIDS HIV and other STDs

Posted by Anonymous
...Getting tested for the standard STD clinic tests works better than just getting one test because the tests are cross indicators. Often people with an STD have more Read more »

STDs and affecitng HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...be negative. My question then is whether or not the prescence of something like chlamydia or gonnorhea could somehow taint HiV testing results. Read more »

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Get tested together before you have sex.

Posted by donsaklad
...The strategy. Get tested together before you have sex, tested for HIV, STDs http://NotB4WeKnow.EditThisPage.com Read more »