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Herpes Affect HIV Antibody Test

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HIV AND HSV/ sex ed teacher

my student asked me this and i have no clue..if someone has herpes 1 and 2, and take an HIV test, will this affect the test?orwill this lead to late serocoversion?thank you in advance!I put money in an envelope and will send tomorrow.What address do...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Having herpes 1 and/or herpes 2 will not affect HIV-antibody test results, delay the production of anti-HIV antibodies, alter the duration of the window period or result in late seroconversion.The address for the foundation is listed below. No Read more »

hpv or herpes affect hiv test?

hello and thank you, I had unprotected oral sex(no semen)but pre semen,With a high risk hiv... Read more »
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The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...WHO AIDS case definition, with a broader spectrum of clinical manifestations of HIV infection, is employed in settings where HIV antibody tests are available ( WHO . Wkly Epidemiol Rec. 1994;69:273). As of the end of 2000, an estimated 36.1... Read more »
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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Read more »
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Understanding Genital Herpes

...provider to find out whether you have genital infection. Coping With Herpes A diagnosis of genital herpes can have substantial emotional effects on you and your sexual partner, whether or not you have symptoms. Proper counseling and treatment... Read more »
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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...goes away within a few weeks, but in some cases, severe pain can last for months or even years. This condition is called "post herpetic neuralgia." Shingles and HIV Shingles is not one of the infections that leads to a diagnosis of AIDS. ... Read more »
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...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 »