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Having Other Stds Will Not Affect The Hiv Antibody Test

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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 »

Alcohol affects hiv test? (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2010)

i had 2 hiv tests after 4.5 months and it was neg. it was a 4th gen test. the day before test i... Read more »

Bath house again!

Dr Bob,I did it again.I went to a bath house for the 5th time and I had one anal sex with a guy... Read more »
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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 »
Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- Newly-Admitted Patient With a Penile Lesion

...may infect others through sexual encounters. Incarcerated persons entering correctional facilities are at high risk for having sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) because of the high prevalence of risky sexual behaviors and limited access to... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes... Read more »
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am i infected here's my story ...please help..

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...western blot <1.0 negative, Abs qual undetected negative, PCR DNA negative, anyways last week i went to the free clinic and got stds test done all negative, the counselor and doctor said that im fine and i have nothing to worry about because... Read more »

Antibodies vs Antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...concentrated on herpes and made antibodies to it as it had immediate infectious symptoms. Thus causing my elisa test to be negetive for HIV antibodies? Somebody put a fork in my theory please. I tested negetive through 10 weeks, so far! Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...malaria; 5. immune suppressing medications; 6. the flu shot and possibly other immunizations;(9) 7. pregnancy; 8. one or more sexually transmitted diseases (STDs); 9. having received multiple transfusions; 10. neoplasms (i.e., tumors);(10)... Read more »

Rolling Stone, NY Post, Poz Mag [Rethinking AIDS]

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...malaria; 5. immune suppressing medications; 6. the flu shot and possibly other immunizations; 7. pregnancy; 8. one or more sexually transmitted diseases (STDs); 9. having received multiple transfusions; 10. neoplasms or tumors 11.... Read more »