Is Hiv An Autoimmune Disorder

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hiv testing and autoimmune disorders

Hi Ryan, thank you for the great site. I was wondering if an HIV antibody testing can be effected by diseses such as Crohn's and other immune disorders. Thank You.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...It's possible that a person with autoimmune disease would have an indeterminate result (result cannot be interpreted as being positive or negative). Autoimmune disease should not Read more »

autoimmune disease and HIV test

Dr Conway: I have Uveitis and use Prednisolone eye drops for last 5 years on and off. I have done 7... Read more »

Autoimmune disorders delaying seroconversion (AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS AND DELAYED SEROCONVERSION)

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...viruses can contribute to IRIS. The box at right provides a list of the known infections. Some chronic conditions, particularly autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or Grave's disease, may become aggravated by IRIS. CMV, or... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...potential causes. Individuals who take glucocorticoids and/or immunosuppressive drugs to prevent transplant rejection or for autoimmune diseases can have increased susceptibility to unusual infections, as do individuals with certain genetic... Read more »
The Well Project

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