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Gonorrhea Effect On Hiv Test Result

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Can Prescription Drugs or Supplements, Vitamins effect HIV Test Results?

Hi Dr. Bob,I sent you an e-mail last week. I'm the one who performed CPR on the AIDS Victim at an accident scene. I performed the CPR on July 25th and went to my health department on October 25th ( exactly 3 months ) to have the blood test done. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fears continue to be unwarranted and irrational. There is no reason to second guess your definitively negative HIV-antibody test results. Neither vitamins nor medications to treat shingles will affect the validity of your HIV-antibody test. No... Read more »

Does anti Viral medication effect HIV test results?

My Physician prescribed me Famtrex 250 dialy one tablet after dinner as i had been daignosed with... Read more »

Waiting for the results! Just been tested! Really scared!

I got tested this morning and I'm waiting until the result of the laboratory is available on the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Opting Out Increases HIV Testing in a Large Sexually Transmitted Infections Outpatient Clinic

...switch to opt-out testing, 38 percent of MSM and 27 percent of heterosexuals had declined testing. The proportion of positive test results remained stable among MSM, 3.4 percent in 2007 compared to 3.7 percent in 2006, and among heterosexuals,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

...likely to be black or Hispanic and to have been exposed through heterosexual contact; 87% received their first positive HIV test result at an acute or referral medical care setting, and 65% were tested for HIV antibody because of illness. 8 ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...People with HIV should have some laboratory tests and vaccinations on a regular basis. You might want to keep your own file of test results. Also, keep track of any antiretroviral medications you take and when these change. This will be very... Read more »
The Body

California-Based Porn Actress Tests HIV Positive, Prompting New Debate Over Health Safety for Heterosexual Adult Film Actors

...doing." Many who work in the HIV community are well aware of what James is talking about: Even a person's recent HIV-negative test results are unreliable if the person has had unprotected sex (or was otherwise exposed to HIV) since the test was... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Fine ill peace it but florida 69 i would like to consider you for my future film project because i bet you have good acting skills but one last question, why should i look both ways when crossing and i should put a condom on ? also how accurate is a... Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

Test results

Posted by briannan, 3 Replies
Local health department...was supposed to get them back today, but now they are saying Friday. Should I be worried that its taking longer it means its positive? When I called the first time today, they said they didn't have any of that day's blood... Read more »