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Is Hiv Testing The Same As Std Testing

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was on anti depressant(citalopram) for two years and was drinking alcohol in the same two years time, before i got tested. WIll that effect my HIV test result or any other STD test results.

Dear Dr. ConwayI had an exposure, and due to the stress, I was on an antidepressant(citalopram 20 mg everyday) and I was also drinking alcohol everyday again because of the stress. In the morning I used to take citalopram 20 mg everyday and in the...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
None of the drugs you are taking (and no drugs that I know of) have any effect on the HIV antibody test results. I would say the same thing about any of the other tests you have undergone. If the results were negative (for HIV-1 and everything... Read more »

rna test and std test

hi doctori had relations without protectionafter 28 days i did an std test and it was negativethen... Read more »

std or hiv testing

2 months ago i gave blood and urine tests. and the results were clean.. my question : Is it... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Brief Risk-Reduction Counseling With Biannual STD Testing Reduces STD Incidence Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care

The researchers evaluated whether routine, twice-yearly STD testing, together with brief risk-reduction counseling, reduces STD incidence and high-risk behaviors. The SUN study is a prospective, observational HIV cohort study carried out in four US... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effects on Sexual Behavior and STD Rate of Brief HIV/STD Prevention Interventions for African-American Women in Primary Care Settings

The study authors tested the efficacy of brief HIV/STD risk-reduction interventions for African-American women in primary care settings. A total of 564 African-American women were recruited from a Newark, N.J., inner-city women's health clinic for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Cleveland LGBT Community Center Offers Free Support Groups and HIV, STD Testing

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center of Greater Cleveland offers free and confidential support groups and both HIV and STD testing at its offices, located at 6600 Detroit Avenue. The center offers HIV testing from 5:00-7:30 p.m. on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: HIV/STD Testing Returns

Through a mobile testing unit, Dallas County (Texas) Health and Human Services (HHS) offers monthly free HIV/STD testing to college campuses in the Metroplex area. November 6 was the final day this fall to receive free HIV/STD testing at the... Read more »
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A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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6/27, Austin, TX: FREE HIV STD TESTING AT ROSEWOOD ZARAGOSA

Posted by bartleby
CITY OF AUSTIN FREE HIV STD TESTING AT ROSEWOOD ZARAGOSA NHTD 2012

Wed, Jun 27, 2012 , Austin TX

What: Free and Confidential HIV/STD Testing
When: Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 1pm 7pm
Where: Rosewood Zaragosa Neighborhood Center Gym, 2800 Webberville... Read more »

How soon to test for STD's

Posted by again, 1 Reply
So, how soon can one test for STD's other than HIV? Is 1 week enough so that if the tests come back negative, can rest? Read more »

STD testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long do I have to wait to test for other STD's besides HIV?

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