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Hydrocortisone And Hiv

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Could Hydrocortisone 2.5% Lotion Cause a False Negative HIV test

I put this lotion on my daughter twice a day for three days before I took an Oraquick HIV test. I got it on my hands each time, so could this have caused a false negative?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope!Dr. Bob Read more »

Cortison and hydrocortison ?? :(

hi doctor bob , firstly thank yoy for your time , before i ask the question i read the forum but... Read more »

Hydrocortisone and Antibodies

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HIV from sharing creams?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I borrowed hydrocortizone cream with aloe from a neighboor they had been using on the baby. If the baby had HIV and I used the same ointment could I get HIV? Read more »

to rjasin123

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi I was the one that posted a question about the affect that a hydrocortisone cream will have on a HIV test. Well, I often used hydrocortisone because this rash that I have has been around for a while. Is Read more »

False Negative

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, I read somewhere that cortisone can cause false-negatives, well the day I took my HIV test, I had put some hydrocortisone cream on a rash I had earlier that day. Should I be concered that I recieved a false-negative? Read more »

Clear up the sweating/night sweats issue!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies a definite line where my underwear started!! It was itchy and looked like little welts in those areas. Benadryl cream and hydrocortisone cleared it up within 3 days..... No mouth sores, or issues with my mouth at all. No weight loss or... Read more »