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Does daily multivitamins supplyments give incorrect HIV test result?

Dear Doc,I actually tested negative both at 9 weeks and 13 weeks after exposure. But lately I read something on the internet that says daily multivitamins supplyments intake can reduce HIV progression or delay onset of AIDS. Since I do take...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Multivitamins, despite whatever nonsense you read on the Internet, do not reduce HIV progression or delay the onset of AIDS. They also do not affect HIV test results.Explain why it's irrelevant? Well, it's irrelevant because there is... Read more »

Re:incorrect info.from OB-GYN Nurse

Thank you Dr.Bob for your response to my "accuracy of negative test" anxiety's due... Read more »

Taking PEP incorrectly?

Hi Dr. I recently was at risk of HIV and prescribed PEP treatment of 1 Truvada (emtricitabine and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Maryland Hospital Asks FDA to Examine Testing Equipment After Possible Incorrect HIV, Hepatitis Test Results

Maryland General Hospital officials have said that they will ask FDA to investigate the reliability of the hospital's blood testing equipment after reports that the hospital may have released hundreds of incorrect HIV and hepatitis test results,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Indian Parliamentarians Hold Incorrect Beliefs About HIV Transmission, Survey Says

Nearly two-thirds of India's Parliament members incorrectly believe HIV is transmitted by sharing clothing, food, toilets and office spaces, according to a survey released to the Parliament on Wednesday, AP/ reports (Rabinowitz,... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

GOTCHA! Grossly Over-Exaggerated (or Incorrect) "Treatments" or "Cures" for HIV or AIDS

Books The Cure for HIV and AIDS by Hulda Regehr Clark, Ph.D., N.D. Poison by Prescription by John Lauritsen The AIDS War by John Lauritsen The AIDS Cult -- Essays on the Gay Health Crisis by John Lauritsen What If Everything You Thought... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Many Americans Incorrectly Believe Health Law Has Been Repealed

A poll released Thursday found extensive public confusion about the health care law, with 22 percent of Americans incorrectly believing it has been repealed and another 26 percent unsure or unwilling to say. The results come after the... Read more »
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some incorrect info on this forum

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been reading this forum quite awhile, and I have seen some incorrect information posted here. Although I'm sure no one is purposely trying to mislead anyone, and they have good intentions, here are some things I've read that are not correct:

1... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Most of the people, if not all resources, say the chances for getting HIV through insertive vaginal is 5/10000 right??? Well, half of 10000 is 5000, right??? So, realistically speaking, i dont think ANYBODYwould have unprotected sex with a poz or... Read more »

went to the doctor today and got some results....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
well, i had some urethitis or however u say it/spell it and i had some type of discharge. it's too early for me to test for HIV but like i said in my other posts, i always use condoms for anal sex (i'm insertive partner) and unprotected oral. well,... Read more »

Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results

By FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press writer

BALTIMORE - Thousands of patients could have received questionable HIV (news - web sites) test results not just hundreds, as hospital officials have suggested,... Read more »