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Hiv Test And Drinking

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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.You want to know if smoking "cigratte" "afftect" HIV blood test? You need to spend less time smoking and more time spellchecking! Cigarettes will not affect HIV test results; however, they will kill you in a very painful... Read more »

Can drinking alcohol affect HIV test results

I had an HIV test yesterday, just after lunch where I had drank 2 glasses of wine. Will the alcohol... Read more »
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Choosing Alcohol Over HIV Meds? New Study Examines Why People With HIV Skip Treatment When Drinking

Half of HIV-positive individuals who are on treatment and drink alcohol skip taking their HIV medications on purpose, under the erroneous belief that mixing antiretrovirals and alcohol is harmful, according to a prospective study presented at the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India's NACO Asks Soft Drink Makers to Promote HIV/AIDS Awareness in Advertisements

India's National AIDS Control Organization is asking soft drink manufacturers to include HIV/AIDS awareness messages in their advertisements in an attempt to reach 15- to 49-year-olds, NACO Director S.Y. Quraishi said on Friday, the Hindu ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Drinking Water in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Safe for Infant Formula?

In developed countries, HIV transmission from mother-to-child has decreased dramatically by the use of antiretroviral therapy and replacement of breast-feeding with infant formula. In developing countries, short-course zidovudine and nevirapine... Read more »
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Resistance Testing

Resistance -- How It Happens Genotypic and Phenotypic Tests When Should I Get a Resistance Test? Limitations The Future Studies show that only half of the people who use HIV drug cocktails get full benefit from them. One reason is that HIV... Read more »
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Could I get HIV/STD from random people's drinks?

Posted by jacko2217, 2 Replies
Over the weekend I recently went to a Homecoming party that my college was hosting. It was alot of fun and I had a very good time but I remember after a few drinks, starting to drink out of random people's beers, once drinking directly out of a... Read more »

Drinking and ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Would severe drinking during the window cause ARS to slow down or come sooner? Read more »

HIV and drinking

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am so depressed and am drinking large amounts of alcohol. I am at wits end and also have severe back pain.
Is it true that alcohol speeds HIV to AIDS?? Read more »

Drinking

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a question, I just recieved an 8 month negative Elisa Test after finding enough courage to get tested. I read that heavy drug use can delay antibody production, well what about excessive drinking? I drink 5-6 times a month would this cause... Read more »